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2002 | Priests’ Victims Feel Great Sense of Betrayal

In Print Media by PhilSaviano

February 2002 | ASSOCIATED PRESS – ” Some spiral into suicide or lonely despair; others become articulate crusaders for change, supported by loving families. The common bond, for victims of sexual abuse by clergymen: a piercing sense of betrayal. “There is an element that hits your soul, and you think it was God who treated you that way,” said Cindy Desrosiers, who successfully sued a priest for molesting her as a little girl .”

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1997 | Thou Shalt Not . . . But Some Priests Did, and the Church Didn’t Want to Know

In Print Media, Top Stories about Phil by PhilSaviano

September 1997 |WORCESTER MAGAZINE — Phil Saviano, like so many of the other victims, was just a kid when his East Douglas parish priest sexually assaulted him. The Rev. David Holley, who is now an old man and a convicted pedophile doing time in a New Mexico prison, but a wide swath through many different parishes — here and in three other states.
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1993 | Holley Victim Haunted By Guilt and Betrayal

In Print Media by PhilSaviano

August 1993 | ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL – Profile of Holley victim Phil Saviano: “The telephone rang while Phil Saviano was upstairs doing his homework. He heard his mother talk for a while and then she summoned him to the phone. ‘Who is it?’ asked Saviano, who, at age 13, wondered what friends of his would talk to his mother for so long.”