06/07/2017
Author: Merab Tsulukidze

The family members of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze, charged for having attempted to poison a high-ranking clergyman with Cyanide, demand that lawyers also attended the meeting with Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II. The family says that the meeting was scheduled for Monday but after they insisted attendance of lawyers, they received no answer from Patriarchate.  

06/13/2017
Author: Staff

ST. PETERSBURG, June 13 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – The Priozersk City Court in the Leningrad Region will begin hearing the case against Russian priest Gleb Grozovsky, who stands charged with sexual abuse of children, on June 22, RAPSI reports from the court on Tuesday. Earlier, the court extended Grozovsky’s detention until December 2, his attorney […]

06/18/2017
Author: Staff

Reverend George Passias was defrocked after his affair with the parish school principal became public. A Greek Orthodox priest, who was revealed to enjoy kinky “cake crush” sex sessions with a married parish school principal, may be in trouble over thousands of dollars in missing money and suspect credit card expenses. An audit of St […]

06/20/2017
Author: Dianne Williamson

Susan Manter was watching coverage of the Bill Cosby trial last week when the man once hailed as “America’s Dad” left the courthouse in Norristown, Pa. “We love you, Bill!” someone shouted from the crowd. The Holden woman cringed. Late last month, she settled a civil case against a different kind of father, a Shrewsbury […]

06/18/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

Mike does not know the name of the priest who sexually assaulted him at summer camp in 2002 during confession, but he has a very clear image of the man in his head. Can anyone help Mike ID this man so he can make sure the clergyman no longer has access to children? If you […]

06/11/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

Today is the fifth anniversary of Scott Nevin’s tragic suicide. The former monk killed himself just outside of Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Monastery in Florence, Arizona. Cappy and I extend our deepest sympathy to Scott’s family and friends. May they find comfort in their unimaginable grief. Sadly, nothing has changed since our editorial on last […]

06/08/2017
Author: Theodore Kalmoukos

NEW YORK – His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in an interview with The National Herald about Rev. Luke Melackrinos from St. Paul parish in Hempstead, NY did not rule out the latter’s appointment in a parish. Bishop Andonios said that “if the psychologist tells me that […]

06/05/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

For immediate release: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Statement by Melanie Jula Sakoda, volunteer member of the Board of Directors of SNAP, the Survivors Network (925-708-6175, melanie.sakoda@gmail.com) A former Orthodox bishop from Chicago, who voluntarily retired in April of 2013 after he was found to have engaged in sexual misconduct with a young woman parishioner, had his suspension lifted […]

06/05/2017
Author: Mikhail Telekhov

MOSCOW, June 5 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – The Priozersk City Court in the Leningrad Region has set June 13 as a date for the preliminary hearing in the case against Russian priest Gleb Grozovsky, who stands charged with sexual abuse of children, the court’s spokesperson Svetlana Krasikova told RAPSI on Monday. A prosecutor’s motion to […]

06/05/2017
Author: Staff

St. Petersburg, June 5, Interfax – A preliminary hearing of the child molestation case involving priest Gleb Grozovsky will be held in the Priozyorsk City Court of the Leningrad region on June 13. Relevant information was released by the court on Monday. The case will be heard by Judge Lyudmila Yashina. According to media reports, […]