Priests’ representitive body says many are in limbo following unproven allegations

The Association of Catholic Priests has been critical of some bishops claiming the rights of innocent priests had been eroded.

The ACP said the reports on six dioceses this week from the NBSCCC showed that of the allegations against 85 priests, just eight were convicted of a criminal offence t in some other cases a settlement was made with the alleged victim

Co Founder of the ACP Brenden Tober says this has left a substantial number of priests against whom no inappropriate behaviour was criminally or civilly established in limbo: