STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY An eye-opening experience
I guess Ive known for quite a while what the statistics show in regard to child sexual abuse, but never has that figure hit home the way it did after I attended a Poynter Institute seminar in Florida ... Posted on 7/17/12 at 3:52 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday as the NCAA announced it would be issuing sanctions against the university whose top officials were accused in a scathing report of burying child sex abuse allegations against a now-convicted retired assistant.
Two Roman Catholic priests, a former priest and a Catholic school teacher were charged Thursday with raping young boys, while a former high-ranking church official was accused of transferring problem priests to new parishes without warning anyone of prior sex-abuse complaints.
Jury selection has started in the trial of a Grafton man charged with sexually abusing a child.
October 28, 2009
A support group for victims of sex abuse by clergy members says the Fargo Roman Catholic diocese is covering up abuse by a North Dakota priest more than 30 years ago.
A spokesman for the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, held a sidewalk news conference in front of the diocese headquarters Wednesday to demand more information about the Rev. Gregory Patejko, who served parishes in Aneta, Ashley, Hope, Page and Zeeland.
By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press
, May 07, 2009
A Fort Totten man has been ordered to serve 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a child.
Federal Judge Ralph Erickson said in a judgment filed this week that the prison term for Peter Smith should be followed by supervised release for life. The 30-year sentence is a minimum mandatory requirement under federal law.
December 27, 2008
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