Chronicles of Hypocrisy #5 has at least one odd duck a few more cases of Catholic clergy sexual abuse.
Voodoo priest Brogenet Cinor, 48, was arrested for raping an 11-year-old girl. Cinor attempted to cleanse the evil that lived inside the girl. The police are looking for more victims. Cinor ran his business out of Sunrise, Fl.
- Conor’s arrest made the news in Nigeria.
Father Francisco Javier García Rodríguez was arrested in Mexico for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. There were two alleged attacks while the priest was an overnight guest at the girls house. The arrest took place in the community of El Chante, in Autlán, Mexico.
Bishop Gonzalo Galván Castillo of Autlán resigned in disgraceover allegations that covered up child molestation allegations against Father Horacio López. Pope Francis accepted the resignation. López is the second priest to be arrested in Autlán for molesting children.
Father Christopher Howarth is on trail in the UK for preying on two young boys for his own sexual gratification. Howarth paid the boys with cash, games and mobile phone contracts.
Father Denis Heames was suspended for alleged boundary violations. There are no criminal charges at this time. Heames was a pastor working in the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw for the Central Michigan University’s St. Mary’s University Parish.
Father Colman McGrath, 76, pleaded guilty to three charges of indecent assault for crimes that occurred in the 1970s. He will not serve jail time. McGrath abused boys he was tutoring at a chapel in Langside, Glasgow.
The Society of Jesus settled a sexual abuse claim involving Father Donald O’Shaughnessy (1923 - 2013) who was a Jesuit priest in the Chicago area. The Society of Jesus paid $950k to settle the case. It’s second settlement for abuse involving O’Shaughnessy.
- Disclaimer - the link for this case looks like a PR piece for the lawyer.
More on Catholic clergy sexual abuse
The National Catholic Reporter has a series of articles related to brining clergy sex abuse secrets to light.
- Pages and protection: A first step in bringing clergy sex abuse secrets to light by Thomas C. Fox
- Thanks to NCR, my crisis became a cause by Barbara Blaine
- Timeline of a crisis by NCR Staff
- Conversation starters by Caitlin Hendel
Link to Chronicles of Hypocrisy #5