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Cardinal Roger Mahony may testify in Michael Kelly trial next week

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Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:21 am, Fri Apr 20, 2012.

Cardinal Roger Mahony, who was bishop of the Stockton Diocese in the 1980s, when Michael Kelly allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old altar boy, may testify in the second phase of the Kelly trial next week.

Attorney John Manly, who represents the plaintiff, now 37, in his lawsuit against Kelly and the diocese, said he thinks Mahony will be on the witness stand in Stockton next Wednesday or Thursday.

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  • Dave Pierre posted at 1:53 pm on Fri, Apr 20, 2012.

    DPierre Posts: 18

    Did you know that despite the word "Support" in its title, SNAP provides almost NO concrete support to victims at all?



  • Tim Lennon posted at 7:44 am on Fri, Apr 20, 2012.

    Tim Lennon Posts: 45

    Did you know that when the monster sexual abuser of children O'Grady was going to testify against Mahony if suddenly dropped. Next thing you know, O'Grady refuses to testify. Grady then receives an annuity (money, yearly, for the rest of his life) from theLA church.
    That episode raises questions about the morality. And it raises questions about whether Kelly will expose similar practices that could further tarnish Cardinal Mahony.

  • Tim Lennon posted at 7:39 am on Fri, Apr 20, 2012.

    Tim Lennon Posts: 45

    Two questions appear with this story:
    1. Will Cardinal Mahony respond to question with equivocation, evasion, parsing of questions and forgetfulness that have been characteristic of other time he has testified under oath.
    2. Will Cardinal Mahony's failure to protect dozens, hundreds of children by covering for abuse priests, moving abusing clergy from parish to parish and dismissing complaints of child sex abuse by clergy be exposed when he describes his dealings with Kelly? See dozens of stories on Mahony: http://www.bishop-accountability.org/ca-la/



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