A.G.’s office and State Police get access to child sex abuse records

THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL'S Office and the R.I. State Police will have access to records from the Diocese of Providence related to child sexual abuse allegations dating back to the 1950s. The landmark Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is the symbol of the diocese. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL'S Office and the R.I. State Police will have access to records from the Diocese of Providence related to child sexual abuse allegations dating back to the 1950s. The landmark Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is the symbol of the diocese. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence to gain access to files from the Diocese of Providence related to an ongoing review of child sexual abuse allegations against clergy at the diocese, the R.I. Attorney General’s office announced Tuesday. The MOU…

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