Leaders of the Catholic Church in New Jersey revealed the names of priests "credibly accused" of child sex abuse Wednesday to help victims heal as more revelations have been made in recent months. The pope also expelled a top priest in New Jersey days after the names were posted. The list shows nearly members of the clergy with ties to New Jersey who have faced allegations of child sex abuse.
New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer says a resignation letter emailed to elected officials and members of the media that said he was involved in a scandal was a hoax. New Jersey Rep. This disgusting smear campaign is a violation of federal law," Gottheimer said in a statement to News 4.
A former Bridgeport Diocese priest turned teacher, who impregnated a year-old girl, will be allowed to keep his job in New Jersey, a state arbitrator has ruled. Joseph DeShan has been a middle school teacher in the Cinnaminson, N. Joseph DeShan has been a middle school teacher.
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New Jersey is one of more than two dozen states where dioceses have released the names of abusive clergy since a Pennsylvania grand jury report in August identified over predator priests. The Diocese of Trenton has identified 30 Roman Catholic clergymen who officials say have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. Their parish assignments, which could have been in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties, were not immediately released Wednesday.
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The releases from the Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of CamdenTrentonMetuchenand Paterson come as the child sexual abuse scandal in the church continues to unfold and just five months after New Jersey authorities announced a statewide investigation of allegations of abuse and cover-ups. In September New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal formed a task force led by a former sex crimes prosecutor to investigate incidences of clergy sex abuse and efforts to cover up the crimes. Ganley with aggravated sexual assault.