Iowa diocese identifies 28 priests accused of abusing minors

IOWA CITY, Iowa --- At least 28 priests are credibly accused of having sexually abused more than 100 boys and girls while working for a Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa, church officials announced Monday. The Diocese of Sioux City identified those 28 priests as it published a long-awaited list of those who have been the subject of credible allegations of sexual abuse involving minors. The list included about 5 percent of the priests who have worked for the diocese at some point since its inception in 1902. A 29th priest has been accused but his name is being withheld pending an appeal to the Vatican. "Publishing this list is the beginning of a new chapter in the history of our...

Keep on reading: Iowa diocese identifies 28 priests accused of abusing minors