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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A list of the Colorado priests named in the Catholic church sex abuse report, where they worked and when
The report accuses 43 priests, but most of the abuse was committed by five
At least 166 children have been sexually abused by Catholic priests in Colorado since 1950, new report finds
It took Colorado’s three dioceses an average of nearly 20 years to concretely restrict an abusive priest’s authority after receiving an abuse allegation against him, according to the investigation
The announcement comes ahead of the release of an investigative report into abuses by priests going back decades