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New DE Bill Would Require Priests to Report Abuse, Neglect from Confession

Shalone Cason

New legislation in Delaware would require priests to break the ‘seal of confession’ and report child abuse or neglect to investigative authorities. WHYY's Cris Barrish reports that sponsors say the bill is necessary, but Catholic church leaders call it unconstitutional.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/17/23)

Cris Barrish, a national award-winning investigative reporter, covers stories about Delaware.