Did Catholic watchdog miss child porn? Priest to plead guilty in federal case

There was supposed to be someone from the Archdiocese of Detroit watching Timothy Murray of Novi, a Catholic priest banned from working in the Catholic Church because of sexual misconduct.

But the archdiocese did not know what Murray was doing inside his home. And last year, federal agents investigated him for possession and distribution of child pornography.

Today in federal court, Murray is scheduled to plead guilty to child pornography charges, which could put him in prison 20-30 years. According to court documents, he was in possession of sexually explicit videos of boys ages 6-16 and had downloaded roughly 500 images of child pornography from the Internet.

Murray told investigators that he viewed porn weekly and preferred 13-year-old males, court documents reported.

Murray’s case illustrates the conundrum facing the Catholic Church...

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  • Patricia Sulecki
    commented 2013-07-29 10:01:39 -0500
    Why" through out all of these years" the Catholic Priest" who raped/rape children" and I’m talking about all of the Catholic Priest; Why aren’t they Registered Sex Offenders ?
    I do believe now; that the Child Molester has found a loophole in the Religious System.
    Why should it matter what the Child Molester is wearing ? rape is rape; "

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