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Joseph H. Saunders

Cardinal Mahoney Censured For Child Abuse Cover Up

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles protected priest child molesters from police by moving them out of state at the direction of Cardinal Mahony for decades. Over twelve thousand pages…

Joseph H. Saunders

Catholic Priest Living in Sarasota Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

The Rev. William Wert, a priest of the Order of Carmelites, was arrested in Sarasota recently on charges that he sexually molested a local boy. Besides the counts of committing sex offenses on a…

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Orlando Bishop Thomas Wenski May Be Moving to Miami

There is talk that the Archdiocese of Miami may be receiving a new archbishop tomorrow. He’s well known to the Archdiocese since he was ordained a priest for Miami in 1976. Since that time, he has…

Joseph H. Saunders

Sarasota Hospital CEO Receives $91,000 Raise

Sarasota Memorial Hospital CEO Gwen MacKenzie received an early Christmas present. The hospital CEO got a $91,000 pay increase. Only one board member responsible for giving the pay increase objected…

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Will NY Child Victim Act Fail Because of Political Back Room Deals?

This morning, I received an alarming email about the NY Child Victim Act and those who’d try to thwart its passage. From the email, it appears there’s a lot of political games being played in Albany…

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Man's Best Friend is also a Bed Bug Hunter

Just when you thought dogs are the perfect pet, you discover they can be helpful in spotting those pesky bed bugs. Dogs are being trained to sniff out bed bugs and are actually quite good at finding…

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Internet Drug Ads Catch Attention of FDA

It was just a matter of time before large pharmaceutical companies began marketing their products on the Internet. With huge marketing budgets, drug companies have turned to the Internet to attract…

Joseph H. Saunders

Venice Bishop to Hold Two Masses for Sex Abuse Survivors

In keeping with April’s designation as Child Abuse Prevention Month, Bishop Frank Dewane will offer two masses for sexual abuse survivors. Many bishops have done this throughout the country as part…

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EPA Holds Bed Bug Summit

It sounds funny but it’s really pretty serious. The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a two day meeting to discuss the growing problem of bed bugs. The problem had subsided since World War…

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Clergy Abuse Claims on the Rise

In spite of what the Catholic Church’s public relations operation says, an independent study has said that priest abuse claims in the United States actually rose 16% over the same period last year….