CATHOLIC COLLEGE SEX SCANDAL
New York Post
Mercyhurst College President William Garvey denied allegations he sexually abused six men whenthey were minors, including four when he was their church basketball coach. The Erie Times-News hasreported allegations that Garvey sexually abused four men when they played basketball at St. Johnthe Baptist Catholic Church in Erie in the 1960s and early 1970s. Two other men said Garvey paidthem for sexual acts when they were underage street hustlers in the mid-1980s, after Garvey becamepresident at Mercyhurst in 1980. All the men told the newspaper the abuse involved inappropriatetouching or sexual acts, but not intercourse.