In many cases, predator priests are removed from ministry following credible allegations of sexual misconduct but, due to statutes of limitations, are never charged with crime. As a result, these disgraced clergy do not have to register as sex offenders. Catholic Church leaders have a moral obligation to warn communities of the potential dangers posed by the presence of these individuals. Found on this page are a sample letter, and a link to the addresses of all Dioceses and Archdioceses in the United States. By taking a moment to personalize the letter and send it off, we can be guided by the Chinese proverb:
The longest journey begins with a single step.