FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q&A: Clergy Misconduct and Abuse of Power

This document is provided to answer questions about how the Archdiocese of Denver handles misconduct and/or abuse of power by members of the clergy, i.e., Cardinals, Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. It is not meant to present the topics exhaustively nor serve as a form of policy; rather, it is a starting point to answer questions that are being asked. The Archdiocese addresses misconduct in four areas: prevention, reporting, immediate response, and ultimate outcomesREAD MORE

Q&A: Seminarian Misconduct and Issues Related to Sexuality

This document is provided to answer questions about how the Archdiocese of Denver handles misconduct and/or abuse of power in the seminary. It is not meant to present the topics exhaustively nor serve as a form of policy; rather, it is a starting point to answer questions that are being asked…READ MORE

Listen: Father Randy Dollins talks with Colorado Matters

Our Vicar General, Father Randy Dollins, joined Colorado Matters to talk about the implications of the newest round of allegations (Look for the orange bar at the top and click it.)…LISTEN

Q&A: Lawyer shares history of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of Denver

In this candid interview, Scott Browning, a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, shared some of the finer details of the history of cases that have arisen in Denver over the years, how they were addressed, and shares his professional opinion on where the Archdiocese of Denver, and the Catholic Church as a whole, stands when it comes to protecting children…READ MORE

Perspective: Context for how the crisis has been covered

Our Director of PR, Mark Haas, writes about how “new allegations” and “new reports” are rarely about “new incidents,” and why that context is important in how we talk about the past and about the present…READ MORE