The New Jersey Catholic Dioceses released a list of nearly 200 priests accused of sexual abuse. Critics cast doubt on the accuracy of the list.
Bishop Malone of the Buffalo Diocese opts for early retirement after an internal investigation reviews how he handled clergy abuse in the diocese.
Monsignor William Lynn is the only priest to go to jail because of the Catholic priest abuse scandals. His retrial has been postponed over concerns of COVID-19.
New Jersey formed a special task force to investigate clergy abuse within the state. The task force has arrested two priests for child sexual assault so far.
California extended the statute of limitations to file claims of clergy abuse. Victims have more time to seek justice against their abusers.