What are the provisions of the “Dallas Charter” which has allegedly been misapplied to the Father Corapi case?


Essential Norms for Diocesan/Eparchial Policies Dealing with Allegations of
Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests or Deacons (PDF)

Some key points:

The Dallas Charter applies only to allegations dealing with minor children under 18 years of age.

The Charter requires that bishops consult with the superiors of religious orders in their dioceses.

It is the responsibility of the bishop to remove a priest or deacon from ministry when appropriate.

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