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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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Neighbors: Guardrail Needed Where Priest Went Over Hill

People in East Carnegie say a guardrail is needed along Noblestown Road where a priest lost control and went over a hillside.

06/17/2011