Germain Grisez on What U.S. Bishops Could Do About Sexual Abuse

Excerpt from His Submission to the Ad Hoc Committee

EMMITSBURG, Maryland, MAY 18, 2002 ( Renowned moral theologian Germain Grisez has submitted a lengthy recommendation to the U.S. bishops´ ad hoc committee on sexual abuse.

In the wake of scandals involving priests, the bishops´ conference will address possible solutions, at a meeting in Texas next month.

Here, ZENIT publishes an excerpt from Grisez´s recommendation. The entire document can be seen at