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Local Priest Charged With Molesting Orphans During Missionary Trips To Honduras

A local priest has been charged after allegedly molesting children in a foreign country.

10/08/2014

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Investigation Continues After Beaver Co. Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse

Over the weekend, parishioners of Our Lad of Peace in Conway learned their pastor, Rev. John Fitzgerald, was being placed on administrative leave.

08/04/2014

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Ex-Priest Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

A former Catholic priest convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced to jail in court on Friday.

04/25/2014

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Priest Removed In 2009 Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A local Roman Catholic priest removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse later deemed “credible” by his bishop has pleaded guilty to a federal charge […]

11/07/2013

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Priest Removed In 2009 Faces New Porn Charge

A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credible” by his bishop has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of possessing child pornography.

05/20/2013

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Priest With Ties To Pittsburgh Murdered In Africa

An African Priest who graduated from Duquesne University was gunned down and murdered in Africa.

KDKA-TV–02/20/2013

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Priest Facing Child Pornography Charges Waives To Trial

A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges will be heading to trial. Rev. Bartley Sorensen waived the charges to court at a hearing Tuesday morning.

12/20/2011

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New Details Emerge After Priest Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges was allegedly traveling overseas to an area notorious for its sex industry.

12/14/2011

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More Child Pornography Charges Brought Against Local Priest

There is new evidence against a Catholic priest who was arrested over the weekend on child pornography charges. The KDKA Investigators have learned police executed a search warrant at the rectory where Fr. Bart Sorensen lived, which has resulted in new charges bring filed.

12/13/2011

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Bishop Zubik Discusses Latest Priest Arrest

Fr. Bartley Sorensen is accused of having child pornography on his personal laptop and the diocese is launching its own investigation.

12/12/2011

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Group Wants Answers After Local Priest Arrest

Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) want answers from Catholic leaders after a priest was arrested this weekend.

12/11/2011

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Local Priest In Jail, Facing Child Pornography Charges

A local priest is in jail this weekend, facing charges of child pornography. According to the police criminal complaint, Fr. Bartley Sorensen is facing one count of sexual abuse of children – possession of child pornography.

12/10/2011

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Local Priest Waives Preliminary Hearing

A Catholic priest facing theft charges waived his right to a preliminary hearing in court today.

09/14/2011

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Local Priest Charged With Theft

The district attorney’s office has filed a theft charge against a local priest who’s accused of stealing more than $143,000 from a parish in Swissvale.

09/08/2011

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Superior Court Hears Case Over Alleged Abuse By Priest

A higher court is listening today to a family’s argument that the Catholic Church failed to pay for their loved one’s counseling after alleged abuse by a priest.

06/22/2011

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