Did Dallas Catholic Diocese Properly Report Allegations to CPS? Victims' Advocates Say Officials Should’ve Done More

In their search-warrant affidavit that allowed officers to seize boxes of files from Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Wednesday, Dallas police launched a salvo of accusations against church officials about their handling of sexual abuse allegations.Among them: the diocese’s leaders over the years hadn’t properly reported allegations to Child Protective Services.State law requires anyone who suspects child abuse and neglect to make a report to the Department of Family Protective Services, which oversees the CPS.  Continue reading...

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