In deposition, Newark archbishop says warning signs of sexual abuse by priest 'got by me'


Archbishop John J. Myers, whose deposition in a sexual abuse lawsuit reveals he knew of other cases but did not contact police, celebrating Memorial Day Mass earlier this yearAristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger  

In the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peoria, Ill., signs that the Rev. Thomas Maloney posed a danger to children were hard to miss.

In late 1994 or early 1995, a woman told church officials Maloney had molested her when she was a child, documents show. Later in 1995, the woman’s sister wrote to the diocese on her behalf, again insisting action be taken against the priest.

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