Here is a story via Gerald about how one cause trumps protecting children.
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Los Angeles and Orange have backed away from pledges to prevent pedophiles from working with children by subjecting volunteers to fingerprint background checks, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.
Church leaders said they didn’t want to lose illegal immigrant volunteers, who lack the legitimate government-issued photo IDs that are required for the checks.
Volunteer candidates without photo IDs in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles can give a sworn affidavit stating that they have not been convicted of any crime, officials said. In Orange, they can provide a sworn affidavit and two character reference letters.
Because I guess criminals and sex offenders don’t lie.
They’ll be supervised whenever they’re working with children, officials said.
Will the supervisors be fingerprinted or is this a case of who will guard the guards.