Several puffed up gas bags, like Mike Huckabee, said God was not present at the Connecticut school shooting. Where God is present, however, things are not always that great.
ARRESTED/CHARGED: James Burton, Pastor, Greater First Baptist Church, Ft. Wayne, IN,. FOUR COUNTS, CHILD MOLESTATION. Barry W. Kallenberg, Rabbi, Sunny Beach, FL., 73 COUNTS, GRAND THEFT. Larry Singleton, Pastor, Bay Springs Baptist Church, Lafayette County, MS., SEXUAL BATTERY OF A CHILD. Bobby Gass, Pastor, Baypoint Community Church, Texas City, TX., ASSAULT AND COCAIN POSSESSION. Donald Knizley, Pastor, Zion House of Prayer, Mobile, AL., LOITERING FOR THE PURPOSE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT. Mark Derksen Sr., Pastor, Faith Mountain Christian Church, Fountain Hills, AZ., SELLING METH AND HEROIN.
PLEADED/CONVICTED: Luis J. Cuevas, Pastor, St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Long Beach, CA., SEXUAL BATTERY. Gregory Goner, Pastor, Spirit Governed Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI., FILING FALSE TAX RETURN.
SENTENCED: Luckner Sylvain, Pastor, First Haitian Baptist Church, Norwich, CT., INJURY TO A MINOR. Thomas Wiggans, Pastor, Church of God in Christ, Wilimington, NC., SIX COUNTS OF FELONY SEX OFFENSE.
CIVIL LAWSUITS FILED: Stan Archie, Senior Pastor, Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, Kansas City, MO., FORMER ASSISTANT ALLEDGES SEX FOLLOWED BY HARRASSMENT. Christopher L. Johnson, Pastor, Pentecostal Tabernacle Bible Church. FORMER CHURCH MEMBER ALLEDGES MOLESTATION WHEN A MINOR. Archdiocese of Hartford, CT, suing its insurer for not paying settlements made to victims of three Priests involving 43 accusers.
REMOVED/RESIGNED: Roando Garcia, Agatha Catholic Church , Miami, SEXUAL ABUSE OF BOYS. Stuart MacDonald, St. More Catholic Church, Lander, ON. IMPROPER CONDUCT AND LANGUAGE. Luke Odor, Catholic Chaplain, Stow, MA., BOUNDARY VILOATIONS WITH MINORS.
Just to be clear, the Pastors/Priests I know are fine people.
Source: Freethought Today, Dec. 2012
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