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Wis. priest accused of molesting 200 deaf boys

Liz De La Torre

March 25, 2010

From The Associated Press ST. FRANCIS, Wis. – Arthur Budzinski says the first time the priest molested him, he was 12 years old, alone and away from home at a school for the deaf. He says he asked the Rev. Lawrence Murphy to hear his confession, and instead the priest took him into a closet under...

Pope to priests: Go forth and blog

Joshua Van Hoesen

January 24, 2010

From The Associated Press: VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to get their message across: Go forth and blog. The pope, whose own presence on the Web has heavily grown in recent years, urged priests on Saturday to use all multimedia tools at their disposal...

Church janitor charged in slaying of NJ priest

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009

From The Associated Press MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Authorities investigating the stabbing death of a priest arrested the church janitor Saturday, alleging he stabbed the cleric 32 times with a kitchen knife after arguing with him in the rectory. Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi said that 64...

Churchgoers mourn NJ priest found slain in rectory

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009

From The Associated Press CHATHAM, N.J. – A crowd of about 300 parishioners gathered for Saturday morning Mass at St. Patrick's Church, a day after their pastor was found slain his clerical robes in the church rectory. Churchgoers climbed over knee-high crime scene tape as police and church o...

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