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Fr. Dennis R. Sewar

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Dennis Sewar, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1984-2005.

Fr. Francis H. Vogt

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Francis H. Vogt, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1939-2002.

Fr. Robert J. Winterkorn

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Robert J. Winterkorn, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1957-1994.    

Fr. Foster P. Rogers

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Foster P. Rogers, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1967-2002.

Job Coach Arrested for Abusing Two Persons With Intellectual Disabilities

By Patrick Noaker According to a report from NBC – CT, a job coach for persons with intellectual disabilities, Ricardo Marchand, was arrested for sexually abusing two clients under Marchand’s supervision.  According to the news report, Marchand sexually assaulted the two victims multiple times between 2014 and 2017 while the victims were working at the…
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Fr. David P. Simon

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. David P. Simon, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1968-2002.

Fr. Valentine A. Jankowiak

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Valentine A. Jankowiak, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1939-1999.

Fr. John F. Gormley

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. John Gormley, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1960-1968.

How Taking Legal Action Helps Sexual Abuse Survivors Heal

By: Tyler Aliperto and Patrick Noaker When asked whether legal action can help abuse survivors heal, one survivor recalled: “Walking into the room where my press conference was held, I felt a weight lift from my shoulders and I literally stopped walking with hunched shoulders for the first time since I was a happy-go-lucky kid,…
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Effect of Clergy Sexual Abuse on Self-Identity

By: Tyler Aliperto and Patrick Noaker I don’t even know who I am,” said one survivor (Participant 508) due to the effects that being sexually abused by a priest as a child had on his self identity.   This is a feeling that many of our clients and many victims of clergy sexual abuse express…
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