Latin Mass Society President Photographs Nude Women; Archdiocese of Detroit Issues Warning

It looks like the jig may be up for self-proclaimed “Catholic serial entrepreneur” Anthony Raphael Perlas. It's recently come to light that Perlas, president of the Latin Mass Society and professional photographer based in southeastern Michigan, takes two kinds of photos: photos of demure young Catholic women wearing mantillas and chapel veils; and risque, even nude portraits and provocative videos..On October 30, the Archdiocese of Detroit issued an internal advisory to its clergy, then … [Read more...]

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Nonpracticing Detroit-Area Priest Gets 16-Year Sentence in Porn Case

Timothy Murray, a nonpracticing Catholic priest, was sentenced today to 15 years and 8 months in federal prison for possession and distribution of child pornography.In 2004, Murray was pastor of St. Edith Catholic Church in Livonia, Michigan when reports surfaced that he had abused a 13-year-old boy at another parish where he had served in the mid-1980s.   The Archdiocese of Detroit immediately removed him from ministry, although at the time, Michigan's statute of limitations meant that M … [Read more...]

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