Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

Turkey vultures rest on the cross atop the Cathedral of The Risen Christ adjacent to the Catholic Chancery in Lincoln, Neb. The Diocese of Lincoln housed at the complex, that refused for years to participate in annual sex abuse audits is facing a potential criminal investigation and criticism that it mishandled priests who were accused of sexual assault and morally questionable behavior.

Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

Turkey vultures rest on the cross atop the Cathedral of The Risen Christ adjacent to the Catholic Chancery in Lincoln, Neb. The Diocese of Lincoln housed at the complex, that refused for years to participate in annual sex abuse audits is facing a potential criminal investigation and criticism that it mishandled priests who were accused of sexual assault and morally questionable behavior.

Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

Jeffrey Hoover poses for a photo in Lincoln, Neb. Hoover says the Rev. James Benton, touched his hip area near his groin while they were sharing a bed on a camping trip in the early 1980s, when Hoover was around 10 years old. The Diocese of Lincoln that refused for years to participate in annual sex abuse audits is facing a potential criminal investigation and criticism that it mishandled priests who were accused of sexual assault and morally questionable behavior.
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