Philly Priest Abuse Case STUNNER: Claim Prosecutors Withheld Evidence That Would Have Exonerated Wrongfully Convicted Priests

Rev. Charles Engelhardt : Ralph Cipriano : Bernard Shero

Prosecutors in Philadelphia deliberately withheld evidence that would have exonerated a Catholic priest and a teacher wrongfully convicted of sex abuse, according to an explosive new court filing recently uncovered in an eye-opening article … [Read more...]

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

Bernard Shero : Ralph Cipriano : Rev. Charles Engelhardt

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 … [Read more...]

Media Predictably Goes Silent As Abuse Allegations Fall To Their Lowest Levels Ever

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In a newly released annual audit of abuse by independent experts, it was reported that there were only ten contemporaneous abuse allegations made against priests even deemed "credible" in all of 2013 (out of some 40,000 active … [Read more...]

No Allegation of Abuse Too Crazy When It Comes to the Catholic Church: Media Hysteria Prompts Public Witch Hunt Into Minn. Archbishop, Investigation Finally Dropped

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Back in December, police began a surreal criminal investigation into whether St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John C. Nienstedt somehow "inappropriately touched" a boy four years ago in broad daylight in front of crowds of … [Read more...]

Massive Fraud Uncovered in Abuse Cases in L.A. Public Schools, Media Barely Notices

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As we have noted so many times before, the mainstream media has repeatedly demonstrated that it has no interest in pursuing the counter-narrative story of fraudulent claims of abuse against Catholic priests. But there are now discouraging … [Read more...]

Rhode Island TV Outlet Touts Story of Old Abuse Claims Against Priests, Ignores All of the Bogus Claims

Katie Davis : Katie Davis WJAR

WJAR, an NBC television affiliate in Providence, recently trumpeted a trove of documents it obtained from Rhode Island's state police. They contain letters alleging old sex abuse claims against priests which the Diocese of Providence … [Read more...]

TheMediaReport.com’s Top Posts of 2013

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As we now approach our tenth year, we would like to thank everyone for making 2013 the best year ever for TheMediaReport.com! Our readership continues to grow dramatically, thanks to you. 2013 was even better than the last, and we look … [Read more...]

*FACT CHECKER* SNAP and the TRUTH About False Abuse Accusations Against Priests

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It is an alarming and incontrovertible fact: False abuse accusations against Catholic priests, which have always been present, are on the rise. The mainstream media rarely runs stories about false accusations, and there are groups – … [Read more...]

Another ‘Stuntsuit’ Against Vatican by Church-Suing Contingency Lawyer Anderson Quietly Dismissed, Media Goes Mute

Jeff Anderson : lawyer Jeffrey Anderson

What is a "stuntsuit"? It is a lawsuit whose only real purpose is to generate publicity and garner media exposure for one's cause. So the word "stuntsuit" can readily apply to the silly lawsuit that was filed over a … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Epilogue: Journalist Who Exposed Injustice in Clergy Abuse Trials Continues Quest For Justice

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The wild and varying claims of abuse made by accuser Dan Gallagher that jailed Philadelphia priest Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former teacher Bernard Shero were "an x-rated fractured fairy tale" that "defied logic and common … [Read more...]