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Letter to the editor: Justice for Donald Wuerl?

| Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, 10:03 a.m.

The pope has accepted Donald Wuerl’s resignation of his bishopric office. That’s an internal action by the Catholic Church. The Pennsylvania attorney general, based on a formal grand jury report, has accused Wuerl of covering up many instances of sexual abuse of minors by priests under his jurisdiction when he was bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Will Wuerl now be charged with a crime or misdemeanor under criminal law for this coverup? Isn’t that the appropriate next step given the evidence reported by the grand jury?

Ed Collins

West Newton

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