Dallas Priest Suspended Over Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct In Colombia

A Dallas priest has been removed from ministry after allegations of sexual abuse were raised at his former diocese in Colombia. The priest, Oscar Mora, was among 19 who were suspended in mid-March after an unnamed complainant made the accusations, a news release from Colombia’s Archdiocese of Villavicencio said. The archdiocese said it alerted Dallas … Read more

Here’s What Dallas Police Seized From Catholic Diocese Offices

During their raid on the Dallas Catholic Diocese offices this month, police said they seized settlement agreements, files on former bishops and records from the diocesan review board, which looked into allegations of sexual abuse by priests. Court records, first reported by WFAA-TV (Channel 8) and obtained Wednesday by The Dallas Morning News, detailed the numerous records police … Read more

Dallas Diocese Raid Inspires Catholics To Close Ranks or Lose Faith: ‘Enough is Enough’

Catholics across the area wrestled with sadness, disappointment and outright anger after last week’s raid on the Dallas diocese, which police say hasn’t fully cooperated with a sexual abuse investigation. The news was devastating to Becky Autrey, a 30-year member of North Dallas’ St. Rita Catholic Community who was already struggling with her feelings about … Read more

Dallas: Missing and Incomplete Sex-Abuse Files Spark Police Diocese Raid

Dallas police on Wednesday morning raided several Dallas Catholic Diocese offices after a detective said church officials have “thwarted” his investigations into allegations of sexual abuse by priests. Detective David Clark wrote in a search warrant affidavit that he uncovered new allegations while the diocese hid past allegations against priests, turned over incomplete records and … Read more