NJ--Victims urge bishop to disclose info on accused priest
For immediate release: Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
Apparently, a New Jersey priest is accused of beating a 70 year old man and putting him in a coma. We hope Camden Bishop Dennis Sullivan will shed some light on this troubling accusation.
The accused is Father Mike Steve Ezeatu. He reportedly attacked a 70 year old man after mass and beat him to coma.
Links: http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Mike-Ezeatu/788217631We hope anyone who may have seen, suspected or suffered crimes or misdeeds by Fr. Ezeatu will call police, get help, protect others and start healing.
(SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, is the world’s oldest and largest support group for clergy abuse victims. SNAP was founded in 1988 and has more than 20,000 members. Despite the word “priest” in our title, we have members who were molested by religious figures of all denominations, including nuns, rabbis, bishops, and Protestant ministers. Our website is SNAPnetwork.org)
Contact - David Clohessy (314-566-9790 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org), Barbara Dorris (314-503-0003 cell, bdorris@SNAPnetwork.org), Barbara Blaine (312-399-4747,email@example.com), Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, national president member of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (312-399-4747),Mark Crawford, SNAP New Jersey Director, 732-632-7687, firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Priest goes berserk, beats septuagenarian to coma for using juju to attack him at altar
By David-Chyddy Eleke on February 17, 2016@dailypostngr
Worshipers at St Dominic’s Catholic Church, Adazienu in Anaocha local government area of Anambra State were shocked to their shells last weekend, when a US-based Catholic priest, Father Mike Steve Ezeatu attacked a 70 year old man after mass and beat him to coma.
Indigenes of the community said the Reverend Father had just finished celebrating a funeral mass and made to leave in his SUV, when he sighted the man identified as Mr Innocent Nwolisa and . . .
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
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