LOS GATOS (CBS SF) — A Jesuit organization on Friday released the names of three dozen priests credibly accused of sexual abuse. Among those listed are seven clergy members who are now at a retirement retreat in Los Gatos.
All of the names are on the website of Jesuits West, which governs Jesuit clergy in the Western U.S.READ MORE: UPDATE: 2 Pedestrians Killed, 1 Hurt In Horrific San Jose Collision
The provincial superior says the organization wants to be transparent and he’s acknowledging the suffering of abuse survivors.READ MORE: Search Underway For Aggressive Mountain Lion In Belmont Neighborhood
In his statement, Father Scott Santarosa said: “I apologize to the victims and families who put their trust in a Jesuit, only to have that trust so profoundly betrayed. It is inconceivable that someone entrusted with the pastoral care of a child could be capable of something so harmful.”MORE NEWS: Three Of Tonga’s Smaller Islands Badly Damaged By Tsunami; Concerns Mount Within Bay Area Tongan Community