priest http://ripr.org en Catholic Watchdog Group Wants More Information on Sex Abuse Allegations http://ripr.org/post/catholic-watchdog-group-wants-more-information-sex-abuse-allegations <p>The Roman Catholic watchdog group BishopAccountability.org is calling for greater transparency from the Diocese of Providence. The call comes as a second priest in two months is forced to resign for an allegation of child sexual abuse.&nbsp;</p><p>Monsignor John Allard has been forced to resign as pastor of St. Agatha and Precious Blood parishes in Woonsocket. The diocese of Providence says it received a credible allegation of child sexual abuse against Allard dating back more than 30 years. The priest has accepted responsibility and expressed remorse, according to the Diocese.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:35:11 +0000 Flo Jonic 10989 at http://ripr.org Catholic Watchdog Group Wants More Information on Sex Abuse Allegations