[quote="tjones80, post:1, topic:341563"]
I wonder how many more claims of abuse are false?
A lot have been falsely accused. Especially after the idea that priests are guilty until proven innocent took hold.
I have read that approximately half of accusations are false!
In the end, one can demonstrate the sobering figure that one-third of accused priests in the Archdiocese of Boston were accused falsely. (I provide all of the supporting numbers in my book.)
From The Truth About Falsely Accused Priests
In a stunning ten-page declaration recently submitted to the Los Angeles County Superior Court, veteran attorney Donald H. Steier stated that his investigations into claims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests have uncovered vast fraud and that his probes have revealed that many accusations are completely false.
From Where's the Media? L.A. Att'y Declares Many Abuse Accusations Against Catholic Priests Are 'Entirely False'
[quote="Celtic_Maiden, post:5, topic:341563"]
The Paper wont report this, but when a priest is accused its headline news, the Papers should be made to also print the wrong accusations also, the Church should claim compensation from the person also, as they wanting wrongful compensation for something that was not done, rather not be in there shoes when they meet the Lord, accusing a priest of doing something he did not do, plus the scandal it causes, anything for easy money with some people, no shame, an evil deed indeed.
Yes, I agree. If the accusation was front page, the clearing of the man's name should be, too.