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Bernard Shero : Ralph Cipriano : Rev. Charles Engelhardt

Philly BOMBSHELL: New Evidence Further Exonerates Wrongfully Convicted Clerics; Will Justice Be Served? Will the Media Ever Take Notice?

Newly discovered medical records provide shocking new evidence that two priests and a Catholic school teacher were most certainly falsely convicted of molesting an altar boy, a new court filing charges. Veteran journalist Ralph Cipriano – who has been tenaciously uncovering the massive fraud surrounding the prosecutions of Catholic clergy in Philadelphia – has exclusively revealed that a brief has been filed in Pennsylvania Superior Court seeking a new … [Read More]

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