Former St. Louis Priest Sentenced to Prison for Thousands of Child Porn Images

A former Catholic priest was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after admitting to possessing thousands of pieces of child pornography and putting them into PowerPoints that he edited over the course of more than a decade. Father James Beighlie, 72, was a Vincentian priest who most recently served as an associate pastor at … Read more

St. Louis Archdiocese Names Over 60 Priests Credibly Accused of Sexually Abusing Children or Possessing Child Porn

The Archdiocese of St. Louis on Friday released the names of 61 clergy members with substantiated abuse allegations against them, as well as three priests who were found to have possessed child pornography, following a monthslong internal review of diocesan records going back 70 years. “It will be painful for all of us to see … Read more