NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York’s archbishop has named clergy credibly accused of sexually abusing children in the priest abuse scandal surrounding the Catholic Church.

In a letter released Friday, Timothy Cardinal Dolan said “I write today as someone who himself realizes the shame that has come upon our church due to the sexual abuse of minors.”

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He said he’s heard from many survivors and published names of clergy who were the subject of a claim made to the archdiocese’s independent reconciliation and compensation program.

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“Please be assured there is not a single priest or deacon of the archdiocese of New York against whom there has been a credible and substantiated claim of abuse against a minor currently in ministry,” he said.

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In the letter he also urges victims to come forward.

A church sex abuse scandal has sent shockwaves through the Catholic Church after a grand jury report last year found over a thousand children were abused over seven decades by hundreds of “predator priests.”

The allegations are from several dioceses Pennsylvania, but they’ve reverberated around the country.

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The resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after a panel substantiated abuse allegations against him. He was formerly the archbishop of Washington D.C. and Newark, and was also once a secretary to Terence Cardinal Cook in New York.