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New Orleans archdiocese announces changes to how it will respond to clerical abuse claims

New Orleans Clergy Abuse Title: New Orleans archdiocese announces changes to how it will respond to clerical abuse claims Authors:  Ramon Antonio Vargas & David Hammer WWL-TV Publisher: NOLA.com Date: 11FEB2021 Weeks after pledging to collaborate with a group of clergy sex abuse survivors, the Archdiocese of New Orleans on Thursday announced changes to the way

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Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican

Paul Calamari Mark Vath Title: Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican Author: David Hammer and Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 05NOV2020 NEW ORLEANS — Mark Vath thought the sexual abuse complaint he filed against his father’s cousin, a Roman Catholic priest named Paul Calamari, was resolved when the

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New Orleans Archdiocese Priests Rally in Support of Archbishop Aymond

Archbishop Gregory Aymond SNAP Title: New Orleans Archdiocese Priests Rally in Support of Archbishop Aymond Author: David Hammer Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 16OCT2020 The priests of the Archdiocese wrote a letter in support of Archbishop Gregory Aymond after the church has had a tough couple of weeks. NEW ORLEANS — A little more than two weeks

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ARCHBISHOP ‘INFURIATED’ BY PEARL RIVER PRIEST’S ACTIONS, SAYS ALTAR HAS BEEN BURNED

Aymond Burned Desecrated Altar Title: ARCHBISHOP ‘INFURIATED’ BY PEARL RIVER PRIEST’S ACTIONS, SAYS ALTAR HAS BEEN BURNED Author: WWL Staff Publisher: WWLTV.Com Date: 09OCT2020 The statement comes after a David Hammer Investigation revealed sexual misconduct by two Northshore priests. NEW ORLEANS — The Archdiocese of New Orleans has removed and burned the altar at of

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Shocking Allegations From Pearl River Priest’s Arrest Last Week

Travis Clark Sex Scandal Title: Shocking Allegations From Pearl River Priest’s Arrest Last Week Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas & David Hammer Publisher: WWLTV.com Date: 08OCT2020 Travis Clark, the pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul since 2019, was booked with obscenity last week for the alleged encounter. PEARL RIVER, La. — New, salacious details from police about

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Before priest Pat Wattigny admitted sex abuse, texts to student led to resignation from Slidell school, church says

Predatory Priest Pat Wattigny Title: Before priest Pat Wattigny admitted sex abuse, texts to student led to resignation from Slidell school, church says Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas and David Hammer, Staff writers and WWL-TV Publisher: NOLA.Com Date:  02OCT2020 About four months before the Rev. Patrick Wattigny disclosed to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans that

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‘The whole truth’: Bankruptcy judge urged to unseal records of alleged abusive New Orleans priest

NOLA Bankruptcy Whole Truth Title: ‘The whole truth’: Bankruptcy judge urged to unseal records of alleged abusive New Orleans priest Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: NOLA Date: 10JUL2020 Attorneys for a man who alleges he was preyed upon by a New Orleans priest suspected of molesting “countless children” wants a federal bankruptcy judge to unseal reams

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