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Judge rules names in church sex abuse files should be public

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A parishioner arrives at Christmas mass at The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels December 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Services and celebrations marked the holiday throughout the world Saturday. Eric Thayer/Getty Images

The Archdiocese was set to release as a huge cache of internal church documents as part of a settlement reached more than five years ago, but an L.A. County Superior Court judge has put a kink in the plan. 

Yesterday, she reversed a ruling by a mediator, and said that names of church officials and employees should not be redacted before the documents are released.

L.A. Times reporter Victoria Kim has been covering this story and joins us now.


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