May 01, 2006

Judge strikes down motions to limit inquiry's scope

CBC News

Last updated May 1 2006 03:24 PM EDT
CBC News

An inquiry into decades old allegations of sexual abuse is back on track after the judge struck down two motions that threatened to derail it.

Dubbed Project Truth, the investigation is looking at how the system responded to allegations that high-profile members of the community and clergy sexually abused children over the course of five decades.

The Alexandria-Cornwall Roman Catholic Diocese put forward a motion to be designated a community organization instead of public institution, a move that would have limited access to internal records.

Posted by kshaw at May 1, 2006 04:11 PM