Hundreds of Accused Clergy Left Off Church’s Sex-Abuse Lists

Richard J. Poster served time for possessing child pornography, violated his probation by having contact with children, admitted masturbating in the bushes near a church school and in 2005 was put on a sex offender registry. Yet the former Catholic priest was just this month added to a list of clergy members credibly accused of child sexual abuse — after The Associated Press asked why he was not included.

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