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SR Letter: Special Treatment for Skylstad?

Considering the unequivocal language of the diocese’s own policy, “in cases of alleged sexual misconduct – without assumption of guilt – the accused individual will be relieved of his/her duties with pay during the investigation” (Section 3, Subsection 4, “Administrative Policies for Responding to Allegations of Sexual Abuse and Inappropriate Behavior by Church Personnel”), who will be the acting bishop, or do different rules apply?

John Sjolund
Deer Park

Background: Skylstad denies claim of sex abuse in 1960s: Woman’s filing part of bankruptcy case/John Stucke And Virginia De Leon Staff Writers

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