July 25, 2005

Clark “Disturbed” By Allegations


(Rochester, NY) 07/25/05 - Bishop Matthew Clark said he is deeply disturbed by the allegations of sexual abuse by a priest in Henrietta.

In a statement released by the Rochester Catholic Diocese, leaders said the Rev. Dennis Sewar has been on administrative leave since June 14th.

The bishop shared his concerns about the allegations saying, “We continue to keep the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults among our highest priorities and remain committed to working with the proper authorities in the prompt investigation of any behavior that is contrary to our policies."

Posted by kshaw at July 25, 2005 07:39 AM