December 13, 2017

The Scandal

O'Connell Funeral Home
The Crimes

Dan O’Connell and James Ellison

On April 24, 2004, American’s Most Wanted aired the story of the murders of Dan O’Connell and James Ellison. The segment was titled Who Killed the Pepper King? The transcript follows:   Dan O’Connell was […]

The Scandal

Cardinal George’s Carrots

Awhile back, I wrote about John Houston, a bright and brave young man who had been sexually assaulted in junior high by “Father” Norbert Maday. After being discharged from the military, John committed suicide at […]

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The Scandal

Protecting One’s Mission

A Chicago Tribune article titled Religious orders differ from dioceses on abuse procedures – and pay the price reports on how Catholic orders such as the Jesuits, the Christian Brothers, and the Franciscans do not necessarily follow […]

The Bible