A convicted predator priest who worked in Encino will spend the rest of his life behind bars. On Thursday, he was convicted of abuse - for a second time - and was sentenced to life in prison.
He’s Fr. William C. Wert, who twice worked at Crespi Carmelite High School, a college prep school for boys in Encino (in 1987 and from 1993 to 1999).
A convicted predator priest - who was convicted of molesting a Washington DC area child six years ago has molested again and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
Fr. William C. Wert was sentenced on last Thursday in Florida for molesting a boy for five months in the Venice diocese.
A convicted predator priest who headed a Joliet Catholic school in the 1990s before moving to Florida has been sentenced to life in prison after molesting again.
Fr. William C. Wert was sentenced last Thursday in Florida for molesting a boy for five months in the Venice diocese.
Our hearts ache for the Teeman family and for the dozens of families who are suffering because Kansas City bishops – and Finn – refused to take any real steps to protect kids from Missouri’s worst predator priest.
We commend this brave victim whose courage will now keep a serial predator priest away from kids for a long time. We hope he feels proud and relieved. And we hope every person who saw, suspected or suffered Fr. Wert's crimes will step forward and get help.
Bishop Robert Finn allegedly asked his staff to "implement security measures" after the Kansas City police issued a search warrant.
Some claim that the Vatican is “punishing” disgraced Cardinal Keith O’Brien. That’s baloney. A news account today suggests the Vatican is just caving into O’Brien’s UK colleagues and helping them limit the public relations damage caused by O’Brien’s continued presence in the UK.
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