Michael Kelly, Pedo-Priest Recently Tried by Newport Beach Lawyer John Manly, Now on the Run from Justice

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Last weekly, Moxley wrote about another successful pedo-priest exposed in civil court by John Manly, the bane of pedophile protectors and their apologists for years in Orange County, and now around the world. The priest in question was Michael Kelly of the Diocese of Stockton--and he's now on the run in Ireland.

Mothers of Eire, lock up your boys.

The stunning turn happened despite the fact that Kelly was about to testify in another civil case, this one to determine whether the Diocese of Stockton (once run by former Diocese of Orange Bishop John Steinbock, who housed more than a few pedo-priests in his day) knew of Kelly's boy-loving ways. Kelly wrote a letter on Sunday explaining that he was going to Ireland to be with his family and claimed he was dying, which was kind of the same ruse Orange pedo-protector extraordinaire John Urell used to get out of a civil deposition a couple of years ago. Looks like the Diocese of Orange way is spreading far and wide--heckuva job, Brownie!

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Joe
Joe

Can't tell you how bad a miscarriage of justice against Michael Kelly this case was.

There have been awful cases of sexual abuse by clerics---and those victims deserve to get all they can from their predators. Michael Kelly was found liable on the flimsiest of "evidence"--- suppressed memories that are still scientifically and psychologically suspect, while Kelly's multiple polygraph exams---all of which he passed, were denied in court.

My hope is that actual victims, whether those abused by clerics or the clerics falsely accused of abuse, will all find some peace and justice.

As good as it gets
As good as it gets

During the Bankruptcy court in San Diego the Bishops cronies were applying for new tax identification numbers "Very Illegal"  and if normal people like you or I had done this we would still be in jail.Father John Urell running away to London Canada for "Treatment" as he was about to give up the information on the Diocese of Orange in the middle of his deposition.Father Oliver O'Grady took the contempt charge and never told the information he was to tell under deposition.The countless Priests that have run out side the United States to avoid depositions and prosecution of child sex abuse charges and theft.

It makes me think this group is above the law. How and when will people stop giving the benefit of the doubt to this type of priest: Hack/child rapist/hypocrite/lier/thief. People have to pull the wool away and call a pig a pig. Even if the pigs wear the priestly garb of people who are supposed to be good people.

GUEST
GUEST

It is time to start holding elected government and law enforcement officials ACCOUNTABLE for not enforcing the laws already on the books..... Money and wealth and politics.... everything evil will continue to place children at risk because OTHERS allow it, remain silent and government leaders look the other way.

SHAME ON ALL who hold a position and authority to take action

janesoutham
janesoutham

Lawyer John Manly learned that Kelly had been sent away by the diocese for a six month treatment of his "behavioral" issues with children. But Kelly told his parishioners he was going away for treatment of his ulcers.

Fleeing in the middle of a civil trial shows that Kelly has contempt for everyone and a cowardly arrogance.  

Let's hope there's an arrest warrant soon for him. Ireland isn't so easy on pedophiles anymore.

janesoutham
janesoutham

Also, note that Kelly said he was going to Ireland to have his ulcers treatment. Last time I checked, the medical care in the US was better than in Ireland.

He also used the ulcers excuse on his congregation, when the diocese forced him into six month rehab treatment for his "issues" with children

janesoutham
janesoutham

The William Ayres blog has a post up,asking that all victims of Father Mike Kelly come forward.http://www.williamayreswatch.b...You can contact victims' advocate Victoria Balfour at the Ayres blog: balfour.victoria@gmail.com

Kelly worked at: 

* Our Lady of Fatima School, Modesto: 1973-1979* Helped found the Modesto Youth Soccer Association; 1976 and acted as referee* Worked in Boy Scout troop, Modesto* St. Bernard's School, Tracy , 1979-1984* Cathedral of the Annunciation School, Stockton, 1984-1987* St. Patrick's, Sonora, 1987-1997* Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Stockton, 1997-2000* St. Andrew's, San Andreas, 200-2002* St. Jude's, Ceres, circa 20003, 2004* St. Joachim, Lockeford, 2004-2012

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