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Church wants sex abuse victims to speak up

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - The Archdiocese of Agana is asking those who may have been sexually abused by clergy members to come forward.  Those wishing to express their concerns directly to Guam's Catholic church can call Deacon Jeff Barcinas at 472-6116 (extension 205), or Deacon Steve Martinez at extension 208. The Archdiocese says it has had an effective safety plan in place to protect all children served in the archdiocese since April 23 of 2002.

The announcement comes as the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests say they've received several complaints of people from Guam who were abused by the clergy. The Archdiocese however says they will no directly respond to the allegations against snap claiming they may have a hidden agenda. 

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