Neil Elms at the back door of his home in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, on Jan. 25, 2020, having a cigarette after hours spent talking of the abuse he suffered as a child by a priest, a close family friend, while in Catholic school. (Joe Amon, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A Denver priest — his dad’s best friend — raped him. The state’s Catholic Church abuse report revealed the secret.

Neil Elms says he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by Lawrence St. Peter, a Colorado priest who rose to high ranks in the Denver Archdiocese. St. Peter wasn’t removed from clergy despite “numerous, reliable, consistent reports” he was abusing boys.

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Littwin: As coronavirus surges, it’s time for Polis to move from encouraging masks to mandating them

This is an easy call. Dr. Fauci says we could reach 100,000 cases a day. It’s up to governors to prevent this disaster. Trump is too busy fighting phony culture wars to bother.

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