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The Archdiocese of St. Louis, in the April 28, 2018 piece by Aisha Sultan entitled Priest Sex Abuse Survivor Says Trauma Lingers in which I went public, said the following...

…when asked to comment on O’Leary’s account, “The archdiocese’s record of Mr. O’Leary’s allegations are significantly different; however, due to a court order as well as our own ethical obligation, we are not at liberty to discuss Mr. O’Leary’s case.” Jones also said the information O’Leary shared initially changed multiple times by the time he broke off communication with the Office of Child and Youth Protection.

So why should you believe me?

Why Believe Me?

The biggest reason to believe me is because, despite what Archdiocese of St. Louis spokesman Gabe Jones said about me in April 2018, Archbishop Robert Carlson me with me on March 26, 2019.

That only happens — the archbishop will only meet with you — if he believes It Happened.

During my meeting with Archbishop Carlson, which I recorded — just in case — Carlson made a number of statements that acknowledged that It Happened.