Former Catholic Priest and Convicted Rapist Paul Shanley was Released from Prison

Notorious pedophile and convicted rapist Paul Shanley was released from Old Colony Correctional Center in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on Friday, July 28, 2017, after serving 12 years of his 12 – 15 year sentence. Shanley was convicted in 2005 of rape and indecent assault and battery for molesting a boy under 14. While those were the […]

Oregon Orthodox Priest Arrested on Sex and Drug Charges Involving a Minor

An Orthodox Christian priest, Father Daniel James Mackay, 42, has been arrested on criminal charges including purchasing sex with a minor, sexual misconduct, patronizing a Prostitute, endangering the welfare of a minor, unlawful possession of cocaine and using a minor in a controlled substance offense. Mackay has been an Orthodox priest since 2011 when he […]

Pontifical Secrets, the Catholic Church, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

The Catholic Church is unique among the world’s religions.  It is headed by a man whose proclamations are deemed infallible if he says so.  The Vatican headquarters of the Church is a sovereign civil state that has diplomatic relations with other countries.  The Church has a codified system of law that regulates the spiritual as […]

Australian Police Admit Cover-up of Catholic Priest Molesting Boys

A former Australian police officer has testified that his attempts to investigate sexual abuse allegations against a Catholic priest were blocked by police officials. Testifying before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Denis Ryan told the Commission how he had attempted to investigate Monsignor John Day in the 1970’s but was […]

Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds $1 Million Verdict in Priest Abuse Case

In a ruling recognizing the need for extended statutes of limitations for sex abuse victims, the Connecticut Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict against the Archdiocese of Hartford and one of its priests, the Rev. Ivan Ferguson. The Court rejected the Archdiocese’s arguments that the verdict was improper and should be overturned. In oral arguments […]

Priest Sex Abuse Trial Ends in Settlement for Plaintiff

A 63-year-old Sedro Woolley woman settled her civil sexual abuse case against the Archdiocese of Seattle for $1,200,000 just days prior to the closing arguments of the trial. The priest sex abuse trial had not been going well for the Archdiocese as they had to admit under oath that they were aware that former priest […]

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