The priest at the center of a sex abuse investigation in Colorado Springs has been placed on administrative leave by the diocese and has temporarily had his faculties as a priest suspended. Father Charles Robert Manning is a priest with the Archdiocese of St. Louis but has recently been serving... more »
A handful of audible gasps could be heard among the congregants at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church Sunday morning as Rev. Rafael Torres-Rico read a statement prepared by Bishop Michael Sheridan which stated that allegations of sexual abuse of a child had been made against Rev. Charles Robert Manning.... more »
DENVER (AP) - A Catholic priest in suburban Denver who was suspended last year following an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor has been cleared of wrongdoing by the church.
Father Mel Thompson of St. Thomas More Parish in Centennial was suspended in April of 2010 after the... more »
A spokesman for Zsa Zsa Gabor says she is in serious condition at a Los Angeles hospital and has received the last rites.
John Blanchette on Sunday described Gabor's health situation following her surgery a day earlier as "very sad." Blanchette told the Los Angeles Times that the 93-year-old... more »
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has been arrested on charges he stole $1.3 million in church money over seven years to use for male escorts, expensive clothing, and luxury hotels and restaurants.
Waterbury police say the 64-year-old Rev. Kevin J. Gray was charged... more »
Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput has placed a Roman Catholic priest on administrative leave following an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Chaput said he received "a credible allegation" May 7 accusing 75-year-old Dorino De Lazzer of misconduct in the early 1970s, before De Lazzer served in Colorado.
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A Denver area Roman Catholic priest accused of sexual misconduct with a minor in the 1970s was a chaplain at St. Mary's High School in Colorado Springs in 1970 and 1971. Divine Redeemer Church officials on Sunday announced that the Rev. Mel Thompson was a pastor at the church and... more »
On Tuesday Bishop Arthur Tafoya held a news conference to welcome his successor, Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami. Tafoya, who has been the bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo for 29 years, will retire in mid-December. "I want to thank the good people of Southern Colorado for the warm... more »
Two Pueblo men who filed lawsuits alleging they were sexually abused by a former priest have reached settlements with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pueblo. Monsignor Mark Plewka of the diocese confirmed the settlements with a 48 year-old man and his nephew, described as in his 30s. The older man... more »