In this 2006 file photo, the Reverend Bob Holtson, a Catholic priest from West Orange, New Jersey, holds a sign identifying the house behind him as the home of former priest James Hanley in Paterson, New Jersey. On Wednesday, New Jersey's five Roman Catholic dioceses listed more than 180 clerics, including Hanley, who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over a span of several decades. Photo: AP

More than 180 New Jersey Catholic clerics are named by dioceses as sexual abusers of children, to help ‘bring healing to the violated’

  • The huge list stretches back decades and includes some priests who are now dead, and others who are behind bars
  • But the list does not list the crimes of the named clerics
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In this 2006 file photo, the Reverend Bob Holtson, a Catholic priest from West Orange, New Jersey, holds a sign identifying the house behind him as the home of former priest James Hanley in Paterson, New Jersey. On Wednesday, New Jersey's five Roman Catholic dioceses listed more than 180 clerics, including Hanley, who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over a span of several decades. Photo: AP
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