05/19/2017
Author: Staff

Tbilisi, May 19, Interfax – Georgian Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze, who is standing trial on attempted murder charges, left the courtroom on Friday to protest the judge’s decision to hear his case behind closed doors. “To protest this decision, I refuse to participate in a trial held behind closed doors and I call on my lawyers […]

05/19/2017
Author: Mikhail Telekhov

ST. PETERSBURG, May 19 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – The St. Petersburg City Court has extended detention of Russian priest Gleb Grozovsky, who stands charged with sexual abuse of children, until June 14, RAPSI learnt on Friday from the court’s press-service. According to investigators, Grozovsky committed several crimes against minors in 2011 and 2013. In 2013, […]

05/18/2017
Author: Dianne Williamson

Until this week, Susan Manter hadn’t set foot in a courtroom in five years, not since her shocking testimony about a beloved priest roiled a parish and sent the clergyman to jail. In May of 2012, the Rev. Charles Michael Abdelahad of Shrewsbury was convicted of physically abusing the vulnerable mother of three during bizarre […]

05/15/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

I hope to see some of you there, especially if you live in the nearby area! 2017 Annual SNAP Conference WHEN: August 11-13, 2017 WHERE: The Westin Alexandria in Virginia/Washington, DC  One-day pass $79. Weekend pass $99.  Snap Leaders get a 15% discount on the weekend pass! Register now! Rooms starting at $109!

05/14/2017
Author: Kate McCormick

The Rev. Larry Jensen was removed from his post at Waterville’s St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church last week following sexual abuse accusation WATERVILLE — A week after the sudden removal of Rev. Larry Jensen, longtime priest at St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church on Appleton Street, parishioners struggle to reconcile the allegations that led to his […]

05/08/2017
Author: Brian Sullivan

A Waterville based priest has been removed from his post after accusations of sexual abuse of a minor. A church official from New York told the Morning Sentinel the Rev. Larry Jensen was permanently removed from the ministry because of the claim he abused a child more than a decade ago in Connecticut. That official […]

05/09/2017
Author: Joe Lipovich

Breaking: The priest has been removed from his current post. DANBURY, CT — A former priest of the St. Anthony Maronite Church in Danbury has been removed from his post amid a “substantiated” allegation of sexual abuse of a minor while working in Danbury, reports Maine’s The Morning Sentinel. Rev. Larry Jensen “can not represent […]

05/09/2017
Author: Amy Calder

Experts who deal with sex abuse cases say such abuse scars victims for life. WATERVILLE — Experts who deal with sexual abuse issues say it is understandable that parishioners of St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church are in shock and disbelief that their former priest, the Rev. Larry Jensen, was removed swiftly from the church amid […]

05/10/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

On May 1, 2017, the judge in the case of Manter vs. Abdelahad denied the defendants motion for summary judgment. Pokrov.org is working to obtain a copy of the memorandum denying the motion. The case is currently scheduled for jury trial to begin on June 1, 2017. However, the defendants recently filed motions to postpone […]