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Mother sues Catholic church after administrators accuse her of child abuse
Brendaliss Gonzalez, May 18, 2015, KSHB Kansas City
As Le Moyne prepares for Dolan speech, leader of abuse survivors group says: Remember us
By May 16, 2015 at 4:59 PM, The Post Standard, May 16, 2015 at 8:33 AM, updated
Almost a year ago, Charlie Bailey's dentist said to him: You look a little gray. The worried dentist said Bailey should see a cardiologist. Bailey had already gone through all the standard tests, including a stress test and an echocardiogram. Everything about his heart seemed to be fine.
Buried In Baltimore: The Mysterious Murder Of A Nun Who Knew Too Much
Posted: 05/14/2015 4:51 pm EDT by Laura Bassett [email protected]
On a frigid day in November 1969, Father Joseph Maskell, the chaplain of Archbishop Keough High School in Baltimore, called a student into his office and suggested they go for a drive. When the final bell rang at 2:40 p.m., Jean Hargadon Wehner, a 16-year-old junior at the all-girls Catholic school, followed the priest to the parking lot and climbed into the passenger seat of his light blue Buick Roadmaster.
Priest breaks silence over his removal
By David C.L. Bauer [email protected], May 13. 2015
A former Jacksonville priest is striking out at what he calls a witch hunt that led to his removal after a decades-old abuse allegation.
In a rare move, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki forced removal of the Rev. Robert “Bud” DeGrand earlier this month. DeGrand was pastor of Catholic churches in Lillyville, Green Creek, Sigel and Neoga. He previously served parishes in Bluffs, Winchester and Jacksonville.
600+ Le Moyne students sign petition to remove Cardinal Dolan as commencement speaker
05/11/2015 12:01 AM, Syracuse (WSYR-TV), localsyr.com
Some students at Le Moyne College are angry that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York will be speaking at graduation next weekend.
There are allegations, that while Dolan was Archbishop of Milwaukee, he moved money into a fund to protect priests involved in sexual abuse scandals.
Archbishop Philip Wilson pleads not guilty to concealing child sex abuse
May 7, 2015 - 3:16PM
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A Youth Minister's Downfall is Tearing First Christian Church of Florissant Apart
By Danny Wicentowski, Published Wed., May 6 2015 at 8:00 AM
As he waits to face his victims, the former youth minister can do nothing but stare at his manacled hands. His piercing blue eyes barely move as St. Louis County Circuit Judge Robert Cohen adjudicates some half-dozen criminal cases — heroin possession, burglary, probation violations. An hour passes before Brandon Milburn's name is called.
Dolan quietly removes abusive priest; SNAP responds
For immediate release: Sunday, May 3
Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566 9790, [email protected])
Trying to avoid bad publicity, NYC Cardinal Timothy Dolan has quietly suspended a priest accused of abusing a teenaged parishioner and giving him money to buy drugs.