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Bishop Bartchak Offers Apology

March 10th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

A spokesman for Bishop Mark Bartchak had few answers Tuesday for demands pushed by demonstrators outside the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona–Johnstown offices. Carrying photos of children who were reported to have been abused by priests, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests demonstrators called for the removal of the diocese victim advocate and the entire Allegation Review Board.  During a hastily-called press conference, diocese spokesman Tony DeGol was asked if any additional clergy would be removed as a result of a grand jury report.  He said that he could not comment on that because it’s an ongoing investigation.  Bishop Bartchak said is doing everything he can to help the families and the victims as well as the Church…





 

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