news items: Josh Duggar, Dennis Hastert, Cardinal Pell/ Gerald Risdale, Keller Case, Jersey Island, French Soldiers, Satanic Rape Trial, Penn State Fraternity Allegations, Hosannah Church

This week there were new articles on 19 Kids And Counting’s Josh Duggar and the Child Molestation Scandal, including allegations the Duggars hid full extent of abuse, A Woman said Dennis Hastert Abused Her Brother in High School and the U.S. Accuses Ex-House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert of Paying to Hide ‘Misconduct, a delay in a satanic rape trial, Melbourne rapist jailed for torture of Dutch backpacker, Fran’s Day Care/Keller Case, priest Gerald Ridsdale gives evidence at sex abuse royal commission in Ballarat and up to 14 priests sexually abused children there, the Vatican defended Cardinal George Pell in child sex abuse scandal with allegations that Pell knew about the dozens of children who were mistreated, the Catholic Archdiocese in Minnesota Charged Over Sex Abuse by Priest, the UN chief orders review of handling of claims of child abuse by French soldiers, the police set to question peole in investigation into child abuse on island of Jersey and an ex-PSU student sues school over fraternity allegations.

More Advertisers Drop ’19 Kids And Counting’ In Wake Of Child Molestation Scandal  Josh Duggar
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/26/advertisers-drop-19-kids-and-counting_n_7444344.html

Ex-trooper: Duggars hid full extent of abuse
A former Arkansas state trooper claims the Duggar family concealed the extent of their son’s alleged fondling of underage girls when the patriarch of the family turned to him for help disciplining the teenager more than a decade ago, In Touch reports.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2015/05/28/jim-bob-duggar-state-trooper-josh-duggar-fondling-sex-abuse/28058841/

Woman Says Dennis Hastert Abused Her Brother in High School
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/06/us/sister-says-her-brother-was-a-victim-of-ex-speaker-hastert.html

Hastert Case Is Said to Be Linked to Decades-Old Sexual Abuse
J. Dennis Hastert, who served for eight years as speaker of the House of Representatives, was paying a former student hundreds of thousands of dollars to not say publicly that Mr. Hastert had sexually abused him decades ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/30/us/politics/hastert-indictment.html

U.S. Accuses Ex-House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert of Paying to Hide ‘Misconduct’
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/29/us/ex-house-speaker-j-dennis-hastert-indicted-on-federal-charges.html

Broken copiers delay ‘satanic rape’ trial
A boy was raped allegedly in a “satanic ritual “at the Full Gospel Church of God in Witfield, Boksburg.
Johannesburg – The court proceedings of four people including a pastor, accused of raping a child in an alleged satanic ritual
http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/broken-copiers-delay-satanic-rape-trial-1.1863379

Violent Melbourne rapist jailed for torture of Dutch backpacker, 21, he kept as sex slave for six weeks
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/violent-melbourne-rapist-jailed-for-torture-of-dutch-backpacker-21-he-kept-as-sex-slave-for-six-weeks-10275254.html

Fran’s Day Care/Keller Case
State’s highest criminal court throws out 1992 convictions of sexual assault at Austin day care.
Court declines, however, to find Dan and Fran Keller innocent in case involving claims of satanic abuse.
https://ritualabuse.us/ritualabuse/articles/frans-day-care/

I was abused as a child: disgraced priest Gerald Ridsdale gives evidence at sex abuse royal commission in Ballarat
A paedophile priest who was convicted of more than 100 charges of sexual abuse against children over about 30 years began offending before he was ordained and says he worked with no restrictions at any of the parishes he was moved to amid numerous abuse allegations.
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/i-was-abused-as-a-child-disgraced-priest-gerald-ridsdale-gives-evidence-at-sex-abuse-royal-commission-in-ballarat-20150527-ghai91.html

Up to 14 priests sexually abused children in Ballarat, commission hears
Child sex abuse royal commission told there have been at least 130 claims and substantiated complaints of child sexual abuse against the diocese since 1980
http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/may/29/up-to-14-priests-sexually-abused-children-in-ballarat-commission-hears

Paedophile Gerald Ridsdale admits another priest ‘may have seen abuse’
Disgraced priest also accepts that he shared a house with George Pell in the 1970s and reveals details of the treatment arranged for him by the church
Ridsdale was a Catholic priest who lived in the St Alipius presbytery in Ballarat, a building that had two bedrooms on the top floor. Ridsdale was convicted of committing more than 140 sexual assaults against children as young as four over three decades until the 1980s.
The extent of the Catholic church’s desire to move Ridsdale to other parishes rather than report him to the police was further detailed in the Thursday hearing.
http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/may/28/paedophile-gerald-ridsdale-admits-another-priest-may-have-seen-abuse

Vatican defends Cardinal George Pell in child sex abuse scandal
THE Vatican has defended its finance chief, Australian Cardinal George Pell, after he was accused by one of Pope Francis’ commissioners for child protection of being almost sociopathic.
Spokesman Federico Lombardi says Peter Saunders, who called for Pell to be dismissed over allegations he covered up abuse and denigrated victims, was expressing his personal views and not speaking on behalf of the commission.
http://www.news.com.au/national/vatican-defends-cardinal-george-pell-in-child-sex-abuse-scandal/story-fncynjr2-1227378918090

Top Vatican cardinal trailed by old child abuse scandal from Australia
“a notorious pedophilia ring just down the road from where Pell once served as parish priest”
“abuse victims and fellow priests have given testimony under oath that Pell knew about the dozens of children who were mistreated there”
“Other priests gave testimony that Pell was probably part of high-level meetings about Ridsdale’s offenses by 1977, an allegation Pell has denied”
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/06/03/top-vatican-cardinal-trailed-by-old-child-abuse-scandal-from-australia/

Catholic Archdiocese in Minnesota Charged Over Sex Abuse by Priest
Prosecutors in Minnesota filed criminal charges on Friday against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, accusing church leaders of mishandling repeated complaints of sexual misconduct against a priest and failing to follow through on pledges to protect children and root out pedophile clergymen.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/06/us/catholic-archdiocese-in-minnesota-charged-over-sex-abuse-by-priest.html

UN chief orders review of handling of claims of child abuse by French soldiers
Ban Ki-moon steps in to announce external review
‘There are systems that failed here,’ UN chief’s spokesman tells reporters
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/03/united-nations-child-abuse-french-soldiers

Hosanna Church Ponchatoula, Louisiana Satanic Ritual Case
https://eassurvey.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/hosanna-church-ponchatoula-louisiana-satanic-ritual-case/

Police set to question thirteen ‘celebrities, politicians and sports stars’ in investigation into historic child abuse on island of Jersey
States of Jersey Police say they are to imminently quiz 13 famous figures
They are among the 45 suspects identified as part of Operation Whistle
The investigation is looking into allegations of child sex abuse on Jersey
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3111224/Police-set-question-thirteen-celebrities-politicians-sports-stars-investigation-historic-child-abuse-island-Jersey.html

describes graphic situations
Ex-PSU student sues school over fraternity allegations
http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20150609_Frat_whistle-blower_sues_Penn_State.html

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