CA window is reason we now know LA Archdiocese was watching short SOLs to avoid liability

Letter from Rev. Msgr. Dyer July 1992: “The willingness of the Archdiocese to expend in the neighborhood of $60,000 for treatment for Father Barmasse should be ample testimony to this pastoral approach. NO penal process was begun because, at the time of the first intervention with Father Barmasse concerning the allegations, other remedies were agreed upon mutualy. Finally, you are correct in statitng that the statute of limitations has run out for any action on the 1982 allegations. That is of no relevance to me because the Archdiocese did not and does not have any desire to initiate a penal action against Father Barmasse on that or any of the other allegations made against him…” (page 121)

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