Survivors Network Of Those Abused By Priests
He claims that false abuse accusations were the result of religious and ethnic discrimination
Catholic Church's National Review Board, set up in 2002, became a lapdog, not a watchdog.
Missouri law barred protests outside churches.
Regarding "Priest abuse case is settled" (July 8):
Post-Dispatch writers Robert Patrick and Lilly Fowler ("Out of the shadows, into the courtroom," June 8) did a good job explaining what legal obstacles often prevent clergy sex abuse victims in Missouri from seeking justice. But readers may not be clear on who's fault these obstacles are.
The church asked for the intervention after lower court ordered sexual abuse allegations turned over
St. Louis Archdiocese reveals that 115 employees have been accused of sexual abuse over three decades
The information was included in court documents successfully seeking delay in releasing names of accused priests.
But the ruling allows church to withhold names in 'unsubstantiated' cases.
A pending lawsuit has the potential to reveal two decades of church records on sexual abuse allegations against St. Louis priests.
Catholics who read David Clohessy’s commentary ("In Rome, hopeful signs. In the U.S., not so much," Oct. 11) likely will have one of two responses. They’ll curse the corruption they believe still underlies the institution, or they’ll circle the wagons, as usual, and place all that negativity…
Yet again the Post-Dispatch provides the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests with the opportunity to spit its anti-Catholic message ("In Rome, hopeful signs. In the U.S., not so much," Oct. 11). Still, I continue to hope that you may someday make a real effort to examine just whom i…
Catholic Church's cover-ups are still being revealed despite new, hopeful moves at the Vatican.
Artist Karen Jones, designer Ola Hawatmeh displaying their wares
They claim their son's death was the result of abuse by a Roman Catholic priest at Kenrick Glennon Seminary in Shrewsbury.
The former Catholic priest has been laicized, the Diocese of Belleville confirmed.
JEFFERSON CITY • Two groups are trying to block a new state law that prohibits the disruption of worship services, claiming that the measure is too vague and will infringe on their rights to free speech.
In the law there's something called a "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation." They're filed by a powerful individuals or organization who want to shut up their critics by burying them in legal fees and hassles.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. • A group that advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse has lost an effort in Missouri to shield some documents from lawyers for an accused priest.
Dolan insists the money was not a "payoff" but was a form of charity.
KANSAS CITY • A Missouri judge has ordered a group that supports sexual abuse victims to turn over decades of records to lawyers representing priests in the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.