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California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« on: June 29, 2012, 06:24:22 PM »
An Orthodox priest whose church is in Fairfield, California was arrested Thursday on several counts of child molestation.

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According to Fairfield Police, Ruark had photographed the alleged victims naked and most of the incidents happened at the church when the pastor was alone with the victims.

The incidents involving the five alleged victims go back to 1994 and they are now between 20 and 24 years old.

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2012, 06:29:52 PM »
I have met Fr Silas!  If this is true...it would definitely come as a shock! 
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2012, 06:40:54 PM »
I'm surprised Tallitot wasn't the first to bring this up on OC.net.  He usually jumps on stories like this right away.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2012, 07:27:01 PM »
I have met Fr Silas!  If this is true...it would definitely come as a shock! 
It's true. I'm from the Parish.

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2012, 07:46:17 PM »
I'm surprised Tallitot wasn't the first to bring this up on OC.net.  He usually jumps on stories like this right away.
it was Shabbat today. my apologies if I let anyone down. besides on even numbered saturdays i usually surf for scandals involving royalty.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2012, 08:18:17 PM »
I'm surprised Tallitot wasn't the first to bring this up on OC.net.  He usually jumps on stories like this right away.
it was Shabbat today. my apologies if I let anyone down. besides on even numbered saturdays i usually surf for scandals involving royalty.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2012, 08:22:02 PM »
maybe you 2 could start a thread attacking me and stop hijacking this thread.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2012, 09:06:12 PM »
maybe you 2 could start a thread attacking me and stop hijacking this thread.
attacking you?  I've only seen it pointed out what you take great pride in.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2012, 09:15:27 PM »
which is not germaine to this thread-therefore thread hijacking.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2012, 10:22:11 PM »
which is not germaine to this thread-therefore thread hijacking.
your boasting about how you use your time isn't germaine either. And yet you did it.  Although you do take a delight in such things, so I guess it is just fuel for the fire.

Are you disappointed that the archbishop turned him in to the authorities?  Did that wipe out your surfing for scandal on this?
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2012, 01:07:07 AM »
I'm surprised Tallitot wasn't the first to bring this up on OC.net.  He usually jumps on stories like this right away.

Wow. This is your response?

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2012, 01:09:38 AM »
Love the Orthos making the scandal about Tallitot.

And the outcry similar to the RC scandals is where?

Father is the only who made a sane comment in here on the OP.
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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2012, 02:11:57 AM »
^. In congress with this, I would like to public ally warn everyone that you need to stick to the OP.  leave any personal attacks or bickerings or side comments to PM's or another thread.  Because the matter is serious & the man was a priest, I expect the utmost decorum.  Please act accordingly.  

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2012, 05:45:57 AM »
^. In congress with this, I would like to public ally warn everyone that you need to stick to the OP.  leave any personal attacks or bickerings or side comments to PM's or another thread.  Because the matter is serious & the man was a priest, I expect the utmost decorum.  Please act accordingly.  

Ummm, serb, any chance you could correct the typo in your post?  :o :laugh:

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2012, 10:50:09 AM »
^. In congress with this, I would like to public ally warn everyone that you need to stick to the OP.  leave any personal attacks or bickerings or side comments to PM's or another thread.  Because the matter is serious & the man was a priest, I expect the utmost decorum.  Please act accordingly.  

Ummm, serb, any chance you could correct the typo in your post?  :o :laugh:
Oh. BFFBFFBBFT! I see it now. :laugh:

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Re: California: priest arrested on charges of molestation
« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2012, 01:31:00 PM »
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Lol, let's hope this wasn't a freudian.  :P

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