Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being Released

The 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.


Booking photo courtesy of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

St. Louis Priest Charged with Child Sex Crimes

Rev. Joseph Jiang is accused of twice forcing oral sex in a Catholic school bathroom on a male victim under 14.


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Mysterious Priest Comes Out Of Nowhere To Help Accident Victim

First responders in northeast Missouri struggled to extricate a young woman from a serious car wreck until a mysterious priest arrived and helped calm rescuers and the victim. The woman’s friends and family now want to know: Who was that mysterious clergyman?



St. Louis Priest Indicted On Federal Child Porn Charges

A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wedneday charging Father William F. Vatterott of St. Louis with possession of child pornography.



Abuse Case Announced In Southern Mo. Catholic Diocese

Alleged abuse occurred in the 1960’s.



Southern Illinois Priest Who Didn’t Stick To Script Is Out

Rev. Bill Rowe must leave St. Mary Parish no later than July 10th.


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Maverick Priest To Bishop: “Fire Me”

Rowe: “I’ve decided to let him use church law to remove me”.


Belleville Diocese

Belleville Diocese Settles Priest Abuse Lawsuits

Three victims agree to ‘substantial’ settlements


SNAP Director David Clohessy with Barbara Dorris

SNAP Accuses Archbishop of Sweeping Abuse Case “Under The Rug”

Priest accused in Colorado used to work at three parishes here


(Photo Credit: JOE KLAMAR / AFP / Getty Images)

Report Details KC-Area Priest Sex Abuse Spending

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report shows the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese spent more than $1 million over a four-month stretch last year in connection with priest sexual abuse cases. The Kansas City […]




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