CARDINAL EGAN HID PRIEST'S SEX WITH TEEN GIRL
by MSNBC News
April 12, 2002
"In Connecticut, two newspapers reported Friday that
Cardinal Edward Egan, the archbishop of New York, failed to notify police
about an affair a priest had with a 15-year-old girl in the late 1980s, when
Egan was bishop of Bridgeport.
The relationship, which would be considered statutory rape under state law, resulted in the girl became pregnant with the priests child, The Hartford Courant and the Connecticut Post of Bridgeport reported.
The Associated Press reported that at least three of the five bishops on the committee appointed to develop the churchs national response to the sex abuse crisis have been accused of protecting priests who molested children."