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On June 10th I stood vigil in front of the Cathedral Basilica of the Archdiocese of St. Louis during the press conference announcing that the Pope had accepted the resignation of Archbishop Carlson and had appointed Archbishop-elect Rozanski.

I was COMPLETELY ignored by the press.

Despite the fact that they all walked right past me, and MUST have noticed me standing there.


Old news.

That seems to be the narrative that the Archdiocese of St. Louis is pushing.

That this is a 20 year-old story with no new aspects to it.

Nothing could be farther from the truth.

In fact, the Archdiocese of St. Louis in 2020 is very much like SPOTLIGHT-era Boston but worse, because the press is complicit in the cover-up.

Old News

"What's new?"

That's the question Kevin Killeen put to me in late September 2019 as we talked about my treatment by the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the Missouri Attorney General.

It was obvious that he and/or his editor had been fed a narrative, I presume by the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

The Smoking Gun

A few weeks ago I discovered a document I regard as...

That document proves that, in the 1970s, the Archdiocese of St. Louis had in place a program to MANAGE sexual abusers.

And management requires KNOWLEDGE.

Missouri Attorney General

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and, apparently, believes it's his job to protect the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the Catholic Church, not fight for survivors.

FBI Refusal to Investigate

I went to the FBI multiple times, asking them to investigate and arrest my abuser, Fr. LeRoy Valentine.

They never did.

And now Fr. Valentine is dead, killed by COVID-19, and will never be exposed again and face justice.


Vos Estis

On June 1, 2019, a new law entitled Vos estis lux mundi went into effect....

 The problem is the Pope refuses to enforce it.

Abuse of the Abused

Instead of helping survivors of abuse by priests, the Archdiocese of St. Louis instead would rather...

Smear Campaign

The Archdiocese of St. Louis refuses to end the... began against me in February 2018, despite my notifying Archbishop Carlson of it...

...and asking him to end it.