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Report to UN Committee Slams Vatican’s Continued Failure to Protect Children from Sexual Violence

Vatican fails to submit its report; survivors and human rights group apprise committee of its lack of progress

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MD--Former Maryland priest arrested

For immediate release Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Statement by Barb Dorris, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, 314-503-0003

A former Savannah priest, Wayland Yoder Brown, a convicted and registered sex offender in Maryland, was arrested yesterday on nine counts of sexual misconduct with a minor. The alleged crimes took place in Jasper County, South Carolina. Brown was arrested in Maryland and will be extradited to South Carolina.          

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