Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: According to the family of a girl allegedly molested by St. Louis priest Father Joseph Jiang, the accused reverend admitted the assault to Archbishop Robert Carlson -- who then attempted to cover up the scandal. Carlson, the family says, even tried to tamper with evidence. Riverfront Times has the story.
For months, Martin Villanueva would come out to his car wondering if the tires were slashed. On maybe a dozen occasions or more, they were. Evidence points to a priest who allegedly made sexual advances on Villanueva, who rejected them. Villanueva also set up a camera to catch the priest allegedly messing with his tires. Houston Press has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: The boy allegedly caught the priest's attention after he started attending church alone. Manning later hired him to clean his house, but police believe the teen may have been expected to do more than tidy up. Westword has the story.