FEBRUARY 1993 | USAToday — When Phil Saviano was 12, he says, the local Catholic priest in East Douglas, MA showed him pornography in the church choir loft and made Saviano perform a sex act on him. That was 1964. READ STORY ON PDF
January 1993 | TELEGRAM & GAZETTE – The spokesman for the Archdiocese of Denver said yesterday that the Reverend David A. Holley was approved by the Diocese of Worcester when he took a chaplain’s job there in 1987. READ ARTICLE ON PDF
December 1992 | ALBUQUERQUE TRIBUNE — “An Albuquerque man said he buried the memories but not the voice of the priest he says sexually abused him years ago. Seven men went public with their accusations against the former Alamagordo pastor.” READ REPORT ON PDF
December 30, 1992 / A telephone hotline set-up by the Worcester Diocese last week in the wake of allegations that a priest sexually abused youths in central Massachusetts parishes in the 1960s has received several calls from people who say they were molested, according to a diocesan official. READ ARTICLE
December 1992 | TELEGRAM AND GAZETTE — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester said it has not heard from anyone alleging they were victims of sexual abuse by former priest David A. Holley while he served in four area parishes during the 1960s. But Boston attorney Roderick MacLeish said yesterday that he was contacted Sunday by a man who claims to have been sexually abused by Holley in Massachusetts.
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. SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON PDF
December 16, 1992 | BOSTON GLOBE – This is the first Boston Globe report on the New Mexico abuse allegations against former Worcester, MA Diocese priest David Holley. Five days later, the Globe would carry a front-page story, Phil Saviano’s first public revelation of his abuse by Holley.READ ARTICLE PHOTO (JPG)
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