Topic: Archdiocese of St. Louis
William Vatterott, a Roman Catholic priest in St. Louis was indicted Wednesday, on charges of possession of child pornography from the Internet. William Vatterott faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and fines of up to $250,000, if convicted.
US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal by a man who says he was abused by a Roman Catholic priest decades ago. He sought to challenge the archdiocese's assertion that the First Amendment shields it from a lawsuit.