IN BAD FAITH: CHILD SEX ABUSE AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. Child victims of abuse by a Catholic priest call on New York City’s most influential cleric to remove him from ministry.
October 23, 2019
In a series of exclusive interviews with Fault Lines, several men across New York City come forward with painful memories of abuse by a Catholic priest.
They say that Father John Paddack – who was ordained in 1984 and had been ministering in New York until he was suspended in July – molested them during confession and counselling sessions in different Catholic schools across the city.
The men allege years of abuse by Paddack, sparking the latest revelations in a decades-old scandal that has shaken the Catholic Church to its