Documents: Chicago archdiocese spent decades hiding priest sex abuse, putting children at risk

  • by: RACHEL ZOLL , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 21, 2014 - 5:30 PM

CHICAGO — Top leaders at the Archdiocese of Chicago helped hide the sexual abuse of children as they struggled to contain a growing crisis, according to thousands of pages of internal documents that raise new questions about how Cardinal Francis George handled the allegations even after the church adopted reforms.

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