- Patrick Wall at a glance
Attorney Patrick Wall said he went to
Ireland for the first time in 2004, and since that time, got to
know law enforcement officers, religion editors and others in
Ireland to gain a solid network in that country.
He was a priest in Minnesota and
member of the seminary sexual abuse response team. He left the
priesthood, he said, because the only way that abuse survivors
would get the help they need was outside the church hierarchy.
Wall has consulted on more than 200
clergy abuse cases in the United States. He wrote “Sex, Priests and
Secret Codes,” a book on the 2,000-year history of sexual abuse in
the Catholic church. He also co-authored the upcoming “New Book of
— Source: Patrick Wall, Law Office
of Manly & Stewart
Posted: Monday, December 13, 2010 12:00 am
Convicted pedophile priest Oliver O'Grady, who served at St.
Anne's Catholic Church in the 1970s, was arrested on Friday on
charges of possessing thousands of pictures of child pornography,
according to the Dublin Times newspaper in Ireland and Catholic
canon lawyer Patrick Wall.
O'Grady was arrested at his Dublin hostel just after 7 a.m.
Ireland time, the Times reported. Authorities found child
pornography photos on O'Grady's laptop and a hard drive, the
Monday, December 13, 2010 12:00 am.