Missouri Advocate Alleging Priest Abuse Gets $40,000David Clohessy said Thursday that the diocese wrote him a check after he asked for $200,000 for therapy and medical expenses. Clohessy says he agreed not to take legal action against the diocese.
Former Granite City Priest Ousted Following Abuse AllegationsSpringfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki has removed Father Robert "Bud" DeGrand as pastor of four central Illinois parishes following a credible abuse allegation from 30 years ago.
Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being ReleasedThe Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.
Overnight America Podcast: August 27th, 2014 – David Clohessy & Niall Stanage
SNAP Calls on Archbishop Robert Carlson to Release Names of "Credibly Accused" Priests, Archdiocese StaffersThe Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests wants Archbishop Robert Carlson to take further action, following last week's out-of-court settlement against accused former priest Father Joseph Ross.
SNAP: Pope's Meeting With Clergy Abuse Victims is Empty GestureSNAP's David Clohessy says concrete actions need to be taken, instead of more discussion.
Church Officials: Former Pastor Credibly Accused of Child Sexual AbuseOfficials with the Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery say they consider child sex abuse allegations made in 2012 against former pastor Michael Walker Jackson credible.
Mark Reardon: David Clohessy Of The Survivors Network of Those Abused By PriestsSt. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson -- under oath and in a deposition in connection with a Minnesota clergy abuse case -- says he doesn't know if he knew an adult having sex with a child was a crime in the mid '80s. David Clohessy is national director of the Survivors Network of Those Abused By Priests.
Clergy Abuse Survivor: Pope Needs to Name NamesA local clergy abuse survivor says the Pope needs to name names, now that he's told reporters the Vatican is investigating three Bishops for their role in child abuse crimes or coverups.
SNAP: Archdiocese is Targeting Victim in Child Sex Abuse CaseThe Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests says Archbishop Carlson essentially outed a child sex abuse victim and his family by releasing information about them to their parish.
Amended Lawsuit Filed Against Archbishop Robert CarlsonA Lincoln County family that sued St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson for allegedly failing to report child sexual abuse allegations against a priest he lived with has filed a new lawsuit.
St. Louis Archdiocese Paid Nearly $1 Million in Abuse Costs Last YearThe Archdiocese recently released its clergy misconduct costs from the fiscal year 2013, totaling $943,000. That's compared to $342,000 in fiscal 2012.