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Catholic Priests, Pastors and Clergy Members in Orange County, California, Are Finally Being Held Accountable For Abuse
Instead of keeping them safe, thousands of young boys and girls suffered horrible abuses from persons in positions of authority such as Orange County church pastors, clergy, and institutional leadership.
The result is a shocking collection of physical and sexual abuses that went largely unreported for decades or more–and, that are just now coming to light.
Orange County, California, victims and their families are encouraged to file court cases requesting compensation because many of these Orange County religious institutional leaders were aware of these rampant abuses and elected not to report them to authorities.
Over 6,800 members of the Catholic Church have been accused of abuses to underage members dating back several decades–and, these perpetrators have gone largely unnoticed in an attempt to save the reputation of the Church and avoid complex legal processes.
Many of the adults responsible were hidden from identification and, once their crimes came to light, were passed on to areas such as Orange County, California, only to repeat their abuses over and over again.
Victims abused by pastors and clergy of Orange County, California, institutions are encouraged to come forward for a free, private case evaluation by qualified Shield Justice Watch attorneys, to possibly file a claim that could include compensation.
Now is the proper time to take action because:
- Church and organization leadership are more ready to reveal abusers
- The statute of limitations have been lifted in many cases
- Many victims are given the opportunity to tell their stories
More details on the abuse of underage victims by Orange County, California, pastors, clergy, and church officials
There’s simply no way to know for sure just how many Orange County, California, priests, monks, deacons, and lay people are accused of abusing young victims; however, recent reports from a variety of credible news sources are bringing these issues to light.
NBC News has revealed several shocking statistics in reports on the issue:
- Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members are living with no oversight from religious authorities or law enforcement in various cities across the country, including Orange County
- The perpetrators on the list still hold positions of trust in institutions and organizations with access to children–and, with at least 76 on that list who could not be located
- Dioceses and religious orders have revealed that more than 5,100 clergy members are involved sexual abuses of minors to various degrees
- The AP has been seeking nearly 2,000 still living perpetrators to determine where they have been staying and working
The Washington Post notes, “Sexual abuse is notoriously under-reported, especially when the victims are children unaware, or not fully cognizant, that what they have experienced is a crime.”
The Shield Justice Watch team believes that the young victims of Orange County, California clergy and institutional abuse should have the right to face these abusers in a court of law and get compensation.
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