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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… Virginia: Pastor Jason Bolton charged with stalking an underage girl. He has a previous arrest for statutory rape.New York: Rabbi Nechemya Weberman arrested for molestation of 12 year-old girl.Georgia: Pastor Albert Turnell charged with possession and distribution of child porn.Alabama: Pastor Michael Wilkerson charged with writing a bad check to purchase $111K Mercedes. He previously …

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PHILADELPHIA: Catholic Priests Molestation Scandal Widens

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PHILADELPHIA: 37 Catholic Priests Investigated For Molestation

The Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced a sweeping investigation of molestation accusations and has named 37 priests as suspected child abusers. The Catholic Church in Philadelphia will investigate as many as 37 priests identified in a grand jury report as remaining in “active ministry with credible allegations of child sexual abuse,” Cardinal Justin Rigali, archbishop of Philadelphia, said Wednesday. …

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Sen. Scott Brown: I Was Molested

In a 60 Minutes interview to be aired this Sunday, freshman GOP Sen. Scott Brown reveals that he was molested by an adult male camp counselor while a young boy. Brown told interviewer Lesley Stahl that even his mother didn’t know about the abuse. “That’s what happens when you’re a victim. You’re embarrassed. You’re hurt,” he said. Brown said the …

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Archbishop Timothy Dolan Accused Of Moving Money To Avoid Paying Suits

A Wisconsin lawyer representing victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy says he suspects that New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan hid $130M in church money in order to avoid paying molestation settlements. Prior to his present assignment, Dolan was Archbishop of Milwaukee. The lawyer, Jeffrey R. Anderson, who represents clients in 23 lawsuits against the Milwaukee Archdiocese, said $75 million …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days…. California: Pastor Tommy Gene Daniels held on $6M bail for six felony counts of molesting girls as young as five years old.Massachusetts: Father Gary Mercure on trial for molesting two altar boys.South Carolina: Pastor Daniel Belcher charged with embezzling $200,000 from a former employer.Britain: Catholic Church settles lawsuit filed by three brothers molested by the …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… New York: Pastor Michael Clare charged with first degree rape of 12 year-old girl.South Carolina: Pastor Ronald Satterfield charged with running a $3.3M Ponzi scheme that wiped out dozens of his congregants.Texas: Pastor Larry Gene Martin charged with aggravated sexual assault on a 12 year-old girl.Texas: Pastor Randy Carl Russell charged with making a terrorist …

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Catholic League’s Bill Donohue: Jews Don’t Report Their Pedophiles Either

Yesterday it was reported that in 1997 the Vatican ordered Ireland’s bishops not to report pedophile priests to the police. In response, today Catholic League president Bill Donohue issued a typically bizarre rant about Jews, liberals, and the New York Times. Last month, several media outlets ran a story on how a rabbinical court in Brooklyn ordered its 10,000 members …

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SMOKING GUN: Vatican Warned Irish Bishops Not To Report Pedophile Priests

In a just-revealed 1997 letter, a Vatican representative for the soon to be sainted Pope John Paul II warned Ireland’s bishops not to report pedophile priests to the police. The letter, obtained by Irish broadcasters RTE and provided to The Associated Press, documents the Vatican’s rejection of a 1996 Irish church initiative to begin helping police identify pedophile priests following …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… Nevada: Pastor Otis Holland arrested for molesting a seven year-old girl. Holland was arrested last year on similar charges.New York: Pastor Jason LaPierre arrested for embezzling over $400,000 from a credit union.Ontario: Father James Boudreau arrested for sexual assault on a child.Belgium: Father Eric Dejaeger accused of molesting multiple children in Canada. He has already …

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Tweet Of The Day – Peter LaBarbera

And I have repeatedly tweeted Porno Pete, calling on him to denounce his BFF Scott Lively for hiring a convicted child molester to work with school children. Lively has been the subject of numerous praising posts on LaBarbera’s site and the two have appeared together at an event held by the SPLC-certified hate group, MassResistance. Last year, MassResistance endorsed Scott …

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Vatican To Beatify Pope John Paul II

Emperor Palpatine has waived the traditional five year post-death waiting period and is moving to have Pope John Paul II named a saint. Because he was a miracle worker. Literally. The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed to beatify Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Convicted Sex Offender Arrested At Scott Lively’s Coffee House

Police have arrested a convicted child molester working at the Springfield, Massachusetts coffeehouse of infamous anti-gay activist Scott Lively, who runs the business as a Christian outreach to local teenagers. A local man who served as manager of the Holy Grounds Coffee Shop on State Street — a cafe operated by anti-gay pastor Scott Lively that serves free coffee and …

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WISCONSIN: Kiddie-Fucking Sends Catholic Archdiocese Into Bankruptcy

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has filed for bankruptcy due to all those pesky child molestation lawsuits. The move follows the recent failure of efforts to reach a mediated settlement of the claims and a court decision in November that makes insurance coverage of the claims unlikely, the archdiocese said in a statement. The archdiocese is appealing the decision to the …

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CALIFORNIA: Pastor Who Backed Prop 8 Held On Multiple Child Molestation Charges

Pastor Tom Daniels of Rio Linda, California is being held on $6M bail after being charged with multiple felony counts of sexual assault on a child. Lavender Newswire reports that Daniels twice made donations to Protect Marriage, the backers of Proposition 8.

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Not This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize Winner

In the midst of a campaign to see him nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, Belgium’s revered Father Francois Houtart has confessed to child molestation. The confession was published in a Belgian newspaper Wednesday and confirmed by the organization the priest founded, deepening a sex-abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church in the country. After a spate of accusations …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… Texas: Pastor Earl Post arrested for stalking a teenage girl.New York: Rabbi Victor Koltun pleads not guilty to ordering the murders of two men. Koltun was previously sentenced to five years for mail fraud.Connecticut: Pastor David Pomales and his children arrested in church brawl.Bangladesh: Imam Afsar Ali arrested in connection with the death of a …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… New York: Monsignor Charles Kavanagh has been defrocked after being found guilty of child molestation by a three-priest Catholic tribunal. He is the highest-ranked New York priest so judged and has not faced criminal charges.Oklahoma: Pastor Baron Hopgood arrested for embezzlement.Ireland: Father Oliver O’Grady charged with possessing thousands of child porn images.Ohio: Pastor Mark Griggs …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days…. Indiana: Father Byron Canada sentenced to 11 years in prison in $2.7M real estate scam.Arkansas: Pastor Robert Burnham resigns after bust in prostitution sting.Indiana: Pastor Vaughn Reeves sentenced to 54 years in prison for embezzling over $13M from church construction investors.New York: Rabbi Victor Koltun charged two counts of murder in the killings of a …

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This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… Colorado: Pastor Joshua Amoroso charged with sexual assault of a 14 year-old girl.Germany: Report implicates more than 250 priests and staffers in child abuse scandal at school in archdiocese once headed by the Pope.Kentucky: Pastor Currie Pat Clark charged with 296 counts of sodomy of a 12 year-old boy.Georgia: Pastor Brian Richard Gray charged with …

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