MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Activists are demanding that the Roman
Catholic Diocese of Manchester release the names of all New Hampshire priests accused of child sex abuse during the last five
About a dozen volunteers gathered outside the diocese headquarters, urging the diocese to disclose the names of all accused priests, even if they haven't been charged.
A diocese spokesman said it reports every new allegation to the
authorities, but naming priests before they're charged would
violate internal policy.
In a press conference last month, New Hampshire Attorney General
Kelly Ayotte said the diocese has improved its safeguards for children but still has work to do.
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