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Clerical Sexual Abuse Accountability Investigation

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Clerical Sexual Abuse Accountability Investigation

Judge Robert L. Holzberg is overseeing the Accountability Investigation by reviewing a comprehensive analysis of claims of clerical sexual abuse of minors, the Diocese’s knowledge of such abuse and its response to allegations and information concerning the alleged abuse.

Work has begun immediately and is expected to be completed by Spring 2019.

In March 2019, Judge Holzberg issued an update which can be read here.

Latest News

Judge Holzberg speaks to presbyterate September 12, 2019 - BRIDGEPORT—Retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert Holzberg, who is leading an independent investigation into the handling of the…

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Survivor and Witness Hotline Launches March 22, 2019 - Retired Superior Court Judge Holzberg is conducting an investigation into clergy sexual abuse of minors and the…

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March Update Letter from Judge Robert L. Holzberg March 22, 2019 - Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport 238 Jewett Avenue Bridgeport,…

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Bishop’s March 2019 Update Letter March 22, 2019 - OFFICE OF THE BISHOP March 22, 2019 My Brothers and Sisters in the Lord: I am writing…

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Bishop provides update on Accountability Report November 27, 2018 - My Brothers and Sisters in the Lord: In my letter of September 7, 2018, I announced the…

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Retired Judge Robert Holzberg to lead Accountability Investigation October 3, 2018 - BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano today (October 3) announced that retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert L. Holzberg,…

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Bishop responds to abuse crisis September 7, 2018 - Click here to read Bishop’s letter in English. Click here to read Bishop’s letter in Spanish.
Bishop Caggiano’s Statement on Abuse Crisis August 17, 2018 - OFFICE OF THE BISHOP My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As the recent scandalous events regarding…

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