Texas Priest Exposed Himself During Confession According To New Lawsuit

An accuser of a local priest facing four charges of indecency with a child is suing Sacred Heart of Conroe and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Harris County, details allegations of abuse by Manuel La Rosa-Lopez dating back to 1992, when a sixth-grade boy accused the priest of inappropriately touching him. … Read more

Houston, We Have a Problem

Lingering Questions: What Did They Find and are the Feds Involved? On November 28, District Attorney Brett Ligon of Montgomery County, Texas, led the raid on the chancery of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Houston-Galveston, the president of the US bishops’ conference, alongside Texas Rangers, the Conroe Police Department and an unnamed federal agency. The search … Read more

If Bishops Fail to Reform Church, Someone Else Will

This week in Houston, state prosecutors investigating a case of sexual abuse by a Catholic priest searched the offices of the local archdiocese. They were seeking employment and disciplinary records for Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, who stands accused by two people of fondling them two decades ago when they were teenagers. “This is not a search warrant … Read more

USCCB President’s Computer, Files on Sex Abuse Seized

  Channel 2 Investigates has learned law enforcement has seized Cardinal Daniel DiNardo’s computer and several files pertaining to Father Manuel La Rosa-Lopez following a search of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston on Wednesday . Authorities also seized a file in reference to Father Brinkman and other clergy, KPRC2 has learned. La Rosa-Lopez is accused of child sex abuse. DOCUMENTS: … Read more

Authorities Raid Archdiocese of US Bishops’ Conference President

Investigators have executed a search warrant on the chancery offices of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. A search warrant obtained by the district attorney’s office for Montgomery County was served Wednesday morning by officers from the Texas Rangers and Conroe Police Department. The district attorney’s office said Nov. 28 it is seeking documents related to the case … Read more