Why would a Catholic school seek to deny justice for victims of sexual abuse?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in All, Mark Crawford, Opinion | No Comments

So one must ask, why last month a New Jersey Catholic institution of Benedictine Monks, who operate the Delbarton School and have acknowledged an appalling amount of sexual abuse committed by their clerics against young students, took action in Morris County Superior Court to deny EVERY sexual abuse victim in New Jersey, anyone abused as […]

Judge says Delbarton School lawsuit against attorney will go forward

(NJ.com) MORRIS TOWNSHIP — In June, attorney Gregory Gianforcaro held a news conference outside the Morris County Courthouse to announce his client, a victim of sexual abuse in the 1980s at the Delbarton School, wanted to join a growing chorus of men speaking out about violations they claim went on secretly for years at the school.

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(Star-Ledger) He stood six feet from the microphone on the lawn of the Morris County Courthouse Friday, his wife’s hand clasped and his lips clenched as others spoke of him in the third person. And when it was time to be heard, he didn’t even read his own statement.

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(Patch.com) Another person has come forward in the ongoing saga of allegations against Delbarton School and St. Mary’s Abbey involving years of alleged sexual abuse.

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(Daily Record) A man who admittedly was sexually abused by a Delbarton School monk when he was a student in 1984 joined victim’s advocates Friday in calling upon leaders of the prestigious school to be “transparent and open” about misconduct by its monks and allow him to speak freely about a confidential lawsuit settlement he […]