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Letter to the editor: Have foreign priests been vetted?

While the Greensburg diocese holds its “listening sessions” ( “Greensburg diocese listening sessions starting in wake of clergy sex abuse report,” Oct. 19, TribLIVE), parishioners need to know if the diocese has fully vetted the foreign priests serving the diocese (child abuse and police clearances from their native countries). The number of foreign priests serving the diocese has grown exponentially. These priests are coming from countries with extreme priests shortages, such as the Philippines, where the priest/parishioner ratio is 1: 8,000.

M.L. Mlecko

Downtown


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