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1993 | Four Men to Sue Worcester Diocese

In Fr. Holley News Reports, Print Media by PhilSaviano

April 1993 | TELEGRAM AND GAZETTE – Worcester, MA newspaper coverage of clergy abuse lawsuit brought by Phil Saviano and three other Fr. Holley victims. “Four men are seeking damages from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester, alleging it failed to prevent the Rev. David A. Holley from sexually assaulting them in the 1960s.”

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1992 | Worcester Diocese Has No Complaints Against Holley

In Fr. Holley News Reports by PhilSaviano

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.

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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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