via Wkyc:

The diocese has already published the names of priests accused since 2002.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland plans release a full list of priests and other clerics who were removed from their positions due to allegations of sexual abuse, the diocese told WKYC in a statement Tuesday.

This would make Cleveland the fourth Catholic diocese in Ohio to make public such a list since a Pennsylvania grand jury report back in August that named some 300 predator priests since the 1940s. The new revelations have further rocked a church already reeling from the child sexual abuse and cover-up scandal that first came to light back in 2002.

The church later approved strict “zero-tolerance” measures to more easily remove clerics accused of abuse, and the Diocese of Cleveland has maintained its own website that contains the names of all priests removed from ministry due to abuse allegations since 2002. The site currently lists more than 20 such priests who have been accused.

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