November 2015 | EL PASO TIMES – “Victims of a predatory priest who served in El Paso and Alamogordo helped provide the impetus for the Boston Globe investigation that revealed a widespread cover-up by the Catholic Church highlighted by the movie “Spotlight.”” READ STORY
October 28, 2015 | CRUX – Remember the famous line in “Jaws” when Chief Brody first sees the monster shark and says, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat”? Phil Saviano remembers a similar line when he first told Boston Globe reporters there weren’t just one or two priests molesting a handful of children. Saviano knew of nearly 30 priests, if not more, with dozens of victims.
October 11, 2015 | NEW TORK TIMES — They have been whipsawed by the web and left jobless by the thousands in round after round of layoffs and early retirements. Their public standing just barely rises above that of lobbyists and telemarketers. But against all odds, the hottest heroes in Hollywood — at least in this early stage of the Oscar hunt — are a bunch of scruffy, middle-aged newspaper journalists. READ STORY
The 1995 civil-suit settlement agreement issued by lawyers for the Worcester Diocese to abuse victim Phil Saviano. Note the strict terms of confidentiality, which Saviano refused to agree to. READ DOCUMENT ON PDF
Also see related Boston Globe news story, “He Refuses To Be Silent” : READ STORY ON PDF
The Associated Press
LOS LUNAS — A former Roman Catholic priest convicted of molesting eight boys was scheduled to go before the New Mexico Parole Board Tuesday. David Holley admitted to molesting the boys in Alamogordo in the early 1970s and pleaded guilty in 1993 to eight counts of molestation.
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September 2004 / The Rev. David A. Holley, a priest of the Worcester Diocese serving a jail sentence in New Mexico after pleading guilty to sexually abusing and raping eight boys there, has been denied parole and will remain behind bars. READ STORY ON PDF
December 2002 |VALLEY ADVOCATE – The victim of an abusive priest, Phil Saviano shines a light on the Church’s dark past and its questionable future. READ STORY ON PDF
2002 | LE CROIX, FRANCE – J’ai attendu le dernier moment pour en parler à mes parents. » Phil Saviano avait toujours caché ce drame intime. Il avait été abusé sexuellement par un prêtre à l’âge de 11 ans.READ ARTICLE ONLINE
July 1999 / The Bishop of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston denies allegations in two recent issues of The Wanderer. Most Reverend Joseph Fiorenza says accusations made in the articles involving him are total fabrications. . . One of the articles concerns a lawsuit alleging that Bishop Fiorenza protected a known pedophile . . . even though he knew Fr. David Holley was a perpetrator. READ ARTICLE ON PDF
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. SEE ORIGINAL STORY ON PDF