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1997 | Documents Show Bishops Transferred Known Abuser

In Fr. Holley News Reports, Top Stories about Fr. Holley by PhilSaviano

August 1997 | DALLAS MORNING NEWS – By Brooks Egerton — “A National Conference of Catholic Bishops leader and several other top clerics knowingly allowed a child-molesting priest to work for at least 20 years in Massachusetts, New Mexico, West Texas and Colorado, their correspondence shows. Repeated transfers of the now imprisoned Rev. David Holley provide a case-study in how bishops have cooperated to protect pedophiles in the priesthood.”
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1997 | Path of a Pedophile Priest (Excerpts from Bishops’ Letters in Holley case)

In Fr. Holley News Reports, Top Stories about Fr. Holley by PhilSaviano

August 1997 | DALLAS MORNING NEWS – “Top Catholic officials knowingly allowed the Rev. David A. Holley to work in more than a dozen parishes or hospitals in Massachusetts, New Mexico, Texas and Colorado according to church documents reviewed by The Dallas Morning News. Here are excerpts from their correspondence about or with Fr. Holley.”
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1992 | NM Priest Accused of Abuse While at Parish in Massachusetts

In Fr. Holley News Reports, Print Media, Top Stories about Fr. Holley by PhilSaviano

This is Phil Saviano’s first-ever interview about his childhood sexual assaults by Worcester Diocese priest David Holley. The Boston Globe Page One story was written by investigative reporter Steve Kurkjian. Earlier in the week, Holley faced similar allegations from victims in New Mexico who said he had assaulted them there in the 1970s. Phil asked the Globe to shield his identity in this first interview. He was concerned that if the Diocese knew of his personal and health matters, they would use the information to try to quickly discredit him, before other victims found the courage to come forward themselves.
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