Civil Trial of Pedo-Priests Gus Krumm and Alexander Manville Starts--Krumm Admits to Multiple Molestations

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Krumm: Bum
Man, I've been so pinche busy with...something that I just remembered that this week is the civil trial of pedo-priests Gus Krumm and Alexander Manville in Orange County Superior Court. And it sucks that I'm stuck behind a desk today because I'm missing out on a hella crazy deposition going on right now with Krumm.

On the witness stand, Krumm just admitted to molesting numerous boys, although he claims they were all of legal age. He also is stressing he only liked teenage boys--pre-pubescent kids weren't his thang, supposedly.

How civil of him!

The other explosive allegation: Krumm--a Franciscan friar who served at Sts. Simon and Jude in Huntington Beach during the early 1990s--says his superiors knew about his molestations. We'll get a copy of the deposition as soon as we can.

Meanwhile, Manville, according to our source, is also in court, currently "doing his best cadaver imitation." HA! Heckuva job, Brownie!


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Federalist_28
Federalist_28

I sued Mater Dei, the OC and LA Dioceses we "won" small change considering not just what the perp. Richardson did to me but the active measures engaged in by their operators in screwing with you for the rest of your life, especially after testifying against Richarson in a Star Chamber like preliminary hearing. Coincidentally Kay Nashat (sp?) whose with the San Bernardino DA's office prosecuted the treasurer of NAMBLA after Coach Richardson. I guess all roads, sadly, really do lead to Rome. 

My wife and I came to Krumm... whom (Sts Simon & Jude was our parish) we both thought was a great priest and would be understanding of our plight just as I thought Harris of MDHS was as well (both are masters of deception) ... my girlfriend (now my wife no thanks to the Catholic Church) was pregnant with our first child... we were not married and wanted to be... Fr. Gus Krumm refused to marry us! We have been married for over twenty years now and have five children. The Catholic Church left me I did not leave it. We are homeschooling our youngest three children. I report sadly that the Catholic Church is dead... it corpse stinks to high heaven. Ireland was`forced to close its embassies with the Vatican (maxkeiser.com) over the molestation hydrogen bomb fallout that remains as creatures like Fr. Defrocked O'Grady (Grady) continue to roam Ireland free and pardon the pun, unmolested by the "authorities." My advice... practice your knot tying and learn to tie a noose. This is the only language this mafia understands. I wish I were joking. P.S. Reporters are schmucks that goes for you too Gustavo.

Jfmanning
Jfmanning

I hope you have a follow-up story for us now that a decision has been reached in this matter, Gustavo. I might not always agree with what you say or how you say it, but I always appreciate the intensity you bring to your investigations and writings. You bring up issues that require thought, decisions, and actions. In all of your stories. I hope this story is worth more of your attention. 

Jxn
Jxn

Jury came back with a defense verdict.  Hmmmm

Paul Fericano
Paul Fericano

Your remarks about this very painful issue are sadly insensitive and mean spirited. Please go back an reread what you wrote. You talked about a clergy abuse case as if you missed a golden opportunity to kick back with a six-pack of beer and a bag of chips.

I'm a clergy abuse survivor. I was sexually abused by friars from the same order and same province as Gus Krumm and Alexander Manville. If I found your comments offensive, what does that say? Every story in the press about clergy abuse is a potential trigger for millions of people who have suffered deeply.  

Those in the media have a responsibility to report fairly and accurately; to chose their words carefully and to be mindful of the pain of everyone involved. I don't believe it's asking too much of you and others to educate yourself on the complexities and intricacies of this problem. Demonizing only causes more suffering.

Please try to show some small measure of compassion for all sides, regardless of  any personal bias. 

Kay4Justice
Kay4Justice

Thanks for reporting, Gustavo.  Haven't seen this elsewhere.  Cannot believe that these guys just expct to get away with whatever they want to do.  The bishop should get jail time along with the perps (and anyone else who covered).   The church is diminishing itself and that's a good thing.  Hope their victims are learning to live with the damage...

Estadieu
Estadieu

For every pedopriest caught his bishop get ten lashes. Pedophilia in the church will diminish by a large margin.

Mdcelio
Mdcelio

don't hold your breath waiting for an intelligent analysis by Mr. Arellano

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    Yes WE did come back with a defense verdict!  The burden of proof was on the plaintiff and they did not convince us jury of 12 of that, although I will acknowledge that some of us did side with the plaintiff, but the margin was not enough.  Dont get me wrong, we all wanted to see Krumm crucified, but the case was civil.  As for Manville, he may have been a drunk, but not a child molester.

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