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Americans See Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse as an Ongoing Problem


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Primary Researchers

Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Philip Schwadel, Senior Researcher Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Kiana Cox, Research Associate Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate

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Michael Lipka, Editorial Manager Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer        

Communications and Web Publishing

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer Anna Schiller, Communications Manager Haley Nolan, Communications Associate

Claudia Deane, vice president of research, also gave valuable feedback on this report.

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