Ten days after announcing that, “the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has issued a final decision in the case of Rev. Mark Gruber, O.S.B. This case stems from the July 2009 discovery of pornographic images on the computer assigned to Rev. Gruber by virtue of his teaching assignment,” the abbey’s web […]
The long, disturbing tale of the Rev. Mark Gruber and Saint Vincent College has apparently come to an end, with a Vatican-imposed penalty barring the former faculty member from the priesthood in response to allegations — disputed by his supporters and by civil authorities — that he downloaded child pornography. Gruber, a longtime and widely […]
The statement signed in the presence of a Notary Public outlines allegations of serious sexual harassment made against Archabbot Douglas Nowicki by a former professed monk of St. Vincent Archabbey, who had to leave the monastery as a result of this sexual misconduct. The statement is unequivocally clear about the nature of the misconduct (sustained […]
According to a Pennsylvania State Police report dated June 14, 2010, a former student at Saint Vincent College admitted to downloading porn on the computer that was seized outside of Father Mark Gruber’s office. In a notarized deposition, the student “confessed to being the one using the computer system and viewing the child pornography.”
Over three years ago, Pennsylvania State Police officials seized a computer “in a large open room” outside Father Mark Gruber’s office. Prior to the seizure, Father Mark Gruber was interviewed by two members of the Pennsylvania State Police. Father Mark Gruber asked that his superior, Archabbot Douglas Nowicki, be present during the interview.
New explosive child sexual abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky and Penn State are being investigated by federal law enforcement officials, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. Both the FBI and a criminal investigative division of the United States Postal Service are looking into the possible existence of a pedophile ring that involved Sandusky sharing boys with other […]
[Webmaster’s Note: Since 2005, Rev. Msgr. Lawrence T. Persico has been the vicar general of the Diocese of Greensburg. In that role, he has been the bishop’s delegate for clergy sexual abuse. When allegations of sexual misconduct by Archabbot Douglas Nowicki were made, Persico received documents regarding those claims, including this May 21, 2012 letter […]