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  • Rodimer: Psychologist gave me bad advice (Fr. Groeschel, Bishop Rodimer)

    03/04/2003 5:43:12 PM PST · by Dajjal · 11 replies · 959+ views
    North Jersey Herald News zz ^ | March 4, 2003 | Maya Kremenz
    RODIMER: PSYCHOLOGIST GAVE ME BAD ADVICE Tuesday, March 4, 2003 By Maya KremenHerald News The Diocese of Paterson is now placing some of the blame for an alleged serial abuser on a spiritual counselor who said he was fit to return to ministry.The Rev. Benedict Groeschel, a prominent New York Franciscan friar and psychologist, treated James T. Hanley, during the 1980s, after Hanley allegedly abused more than 15 boys in a Mendham parish. Groeschel said at the time that Hanley's problem was alcoholism, not a tendency to abuse minors, according to Marianna Thompson, the diocesan spokeswoman.The diocese removed Hanley...
  • Church breaks silence on NJ, priest, former Air Force Chaplain, accused of theft of $500,000

    12/23/2004 8:32:20 PM PST · by Coleus · 21 replies · 931+ views
    The Rev. William M. Naughton made a surprise announcement one Sunday in February 2001 from the pulpit of Resurrection Church in Randolph. He needed a change of scenery, he said, so he was leaving the parish he had served as pastor for half its history. The true reason for Naughton's sudden departure was whispered at spaghetti dinners, rummage sales and other places where parishioners gathered, but it remained officially a secret, never addressed by Naughton's successor and never explained by the church. Connell made no mention of the amount of money involved, but some parishioners have said it was around...