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John Manly

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Is Jerry Brown Nominating the Orange Diocese's Keeper of Pedo-Priest Secrets as a OC Judge?

    The buzz going around the Diocese of Orange is that California governor Jerry Brown is considering general counsel Maria Rullo Schinderle as a judge. And if ever you needed a laugh, it's in that possibility. Schinderle has worked for the Orange diocese since 1998, basically at the beginning of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    John Manly, Famed Lawyer Antagonist of Pedo-Priests and their Protectors, Raises Hell in Stockton

    I know little about Stockton. I know that the University of the Pacific is there. I know that the city filed for bankruptcy. And I also know it's been a pedophile priest haven for decades with a local connection: the longtime bishop for the Diocese of Stockton, John Steinbock, got his pedo-protectin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Diocese of Orange Settles Another Michael Harris Pedo-Priest Case, This One for $2 Million

    Just got word from John Manly, the badass attorney who has for the past decade exposed the Catholic Diocese of Orange for the pedo-protection racket that it is, that the trial he was all ready to start on today involving the notorious Michael Harris ain't going to trial anymore. That's because repre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Michael Kelly, Pedo-Priest Recently Tried by Newport Beach Lawyer John Manly, Now on the Run from Justice

    Last weekly, Moxley wrote about another successful pedo-priest exposed in civil court by John Manly, the bane of pedophile protectors and their apologists for years in Orange County, and now around the world. The priest in question was Michael Kelly of the Diocese of Stockton--and he's now on the ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    John Manly Defeats Another Pedophile Priest in a California Courtroom

    John C. Manly--arguably California's best dirty priest hunter--scored another courthouse victory last week in Stockton when a jury sided with the Newport Beach lawyer's civil case against a priest who raped an alter boy 20 years ago.A Modesto Bee article describes how some community members are upse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Roger Mahony Calls Family of Sex-Abuse Victim, Victim "Illegal Aliens"

    ​For years, the greatest shield Archdiocese of Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony has used to protect his pedo-priest-protecting ass from the full wrath of the public is Mexicans, specifically of the illegal kind. His Eminence blesses marches for LA's many amnesty rallies, has spoken out against Pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Since When did the OC Register Take Writing Lessons from the Diocese of Orange?

    Bishop Brown: Does he take his lattes extra-frothy?​Ever since the Catholic Diocese of Orange has employed boy-diddlers and girl-rapists, the official party line has always been this, a party line swallowed whole by its apologists: when it came to teenagers molested by its employees, it wasn't rap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Tod Brown Allowed Funeral of Pervert Bishop G. Patrick Ziemann at Holy Family Cathedral

    Ziemann: Inflicted Hell, now receiving it...​Sorry we're late to the party, but G. Patrick Ziemann--a teacher at Mater Dei during the early 1970s who went on to become an auxiliary bishop in Los Angeles and head bishop at the Diocese of Santa Rosa before resigning in disgrace for screwing up its f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI to Give Papal Recognition to a Bunch of Orange Diocese Pedo-Apologists

    Who says Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown doesn't take care of his lackeys? Actually, no one: anyone with half a brain (me, me!) knows this. Anyways, Brown sent out a letter to his priests two days ago announcing that "our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI has honored papal recognition, to those li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    The Devolution of a Mater Dei Apologist

    Until we upgrade our blog, many of ustedes might not know about the many fights raging on blog posts of the past--the old posts that seem to get the most attention include those on local Armenian genocide denier Ergun Kirlikovali, Laotian Secret Army general Vang Pao, and my review of Lola Gaspar. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    John Manly Writes to John Moorlach Regarding Pedo-Apologist Baird

    Perhaps no one* has more moral weight in the Diocese of Orange sex-abuse scandal than Newport Beach lawyer John Manly, of Manly & Stewart. It's because of Manly's law offices that so many victims have found justice through civil courts, that the public knows about the pedo-protecting ways of Ora ... More >>

  • Features

    July 10, 2008
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    March 12, 2008

    Pedophile Protector Apologist of the Day...

    ...Is Patrick Redmond of Newport Beach! Today, the Orange County Register prints his letter blasting star columnist Frank Mickadeit for his supposed "umbilical fascination" with famed Catholic Church sex-abuse victim's attorney John Manly. The trigger for such a clever twist of words? A March 7 colu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines. No Surprises: Bishop Brown citation dropped

    Bishop Brown citation dropped: The Los Angeles Times reports that a contempt-of-court citation against Orange Bishop Tod Brown has been dropped as part of an almost-$7 million sex abuse settlement. Plaintiff's attorney John Manly said the diocese forced them to drop their bid for the citation: "The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    OC Diocese Not Paying Sex-Abuse Victims?

    On Oct. 5, Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown announced that the Orange diocese had settled four molestation claims against former lay employees for $6.685 million. Today, the Orange diocese is supposed to pay up--but plaintiff's attorney John Manly says Bishop Brown and his cronies have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Friends of Monsignor John Fully Repentant, Involve More Politicos

    The bumblin' Friends of Monsignor John got walloped yesterday on the radio by the John and Ken Show, and today in print by Orange County Register columnist Frank Mickadeit for their, well, bumblin' (read our archives for background on the matter, por favor). Mickadeit elicited the first public respo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    More on the Defenders of the Bumblin' Friends

    A commentator on my previous post about the latest pee-pee battle between OC Blog god Matt "Jubal" Cunningham and Newport Beach lawyer John Manly pointed out something that deserves further examination. The lawyer helping Cunningham and the Friends of Monsignor John, Darren Aitken, not only is Cunni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2007

    The Continuing Story of the Bunglin' Friends of Monsignor John

    Go visit the website of the Friends of Monsignor John, the brave individuals who sought to publicly support the Catholic Diocese of Orange's longtime point man in its horrendous sex-abuse scandal. Notice anything different? Notice there are no more comments, deleted or otherwise? Notice there are no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    "Friends of Monsignor John" Not Friends to Sex-Abuse Victims

    The "Friends of Monsignor John," a support group for embattled Diocese of Orange Monsignor John Urell that counts as members OC Blog founder Matt "Jubal" Cunningham and Rancho Santiago Community College District board president John Hanna, claim they care about sex-abuse victims. Indeed, a page on t ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Fiddlin' in St. Augustine

    A Tale of Two Sex-Abuse Settlements in the Orange Diocese

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Urell Supporters Take Out Full-Page Ad in OC Register

    We rarely read past Page Four of the Orange County Register's front page, since anything beyond that is usually Macy's ads and rehashed Associated Press or Reuters blurbs. Indeed, we didn't read past page four this morning until an eagle-eyed reader (gracias, amigo) alerted us to a full-page ad take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    "Friends of Monsignor John" Already Deletin'

    Scroll for updates after the jump... A support group for embattled Orange diocese Monsignor John Urell isn't even a day old, and already site administrators are deleting messages critical of Urell and his peers' handling of the diocese's sex-abuse scandal. You won't know this from reading their web ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Peepee Match Between John Manly, Jubal On!

    Today, Judge Gail Andler refused to dismiss a contempt-of-court motion filed against Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown by his longtime nemesis, John Manly for the recently settled Jeff Andrade case. Read more about the hearing in this Thursday's issue of the paper--for this post, I'll discuss a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    A Critique of a Critique Criticizing My Bishop Brown Critique

    Google is great, really: a couple of random searches, and voila! You have a media critique. At least that's how Dave Pierre, author of The Media Report and a contributor to NewsBusters, operates with my recent LA Times opinion piece bashing Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown. Under the h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    Breaking: Orange Diocese Settles Andrade Case

    Scroll down for updates as they come... Just received word that the Catholic Diocese of Orange just settled a civil suit filed against it and former Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach Jeff Andrade. Strange, considering diocesan lawyers were publicly proclaiming they were raring to start t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007

    Statement by John Manly on Settlement Against Orange Diocese

    Here's John Manly, the Newport Beach lawyer who represented four sex-abuse victims of employees with the Orange diocese, on the $6.885 million settlement announced this afternoon: Today, Bishop Tod Brown and the Diocese of Orange agreed, at the point of a legal gun and on the eve of trial, to settl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007
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    October 3, 2007

    Diocesan Lawyers All of a Sudden Uppity

    For decades, the Catholic Diocese of Orange has dealt with survivors of its pedo-priests in secrecy--sealed settlements, claimed ignorance, and always, always, away from a jury. In none of the civil settlements that the Orange diocese signed off on were there any admission of guilt by the priest or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007

    OC Blog Spins for Urell (And Spins and Spins...)

    Bear with us, gentle readers--this is a long post... Though the Weekly anointed Orange Juice as the county's best blog, even the Juicers would admit that the king of the county blogosphere is OC Blog, started and administrated by Jubal, the nom de plume of political consultant and longtime local Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Subpoenas Sought for Urell, Urell’s Attorneys

    Links to come--am boarding a plane to El Paso... While OC Weekly cover boy Monsignor John Urell is in Canada to presumably get his rocks back in order, the Jeff Andrade matter trudges on. The latest twist: Urell’s lawyer is busy fighting a subpoena filed against the two of them filed by Newport B ... More >>

  • Features

    September 27, 2007

    Bad Moves

    The bishop broke his covenant. The former chancellor broke down. But the truth about the Diocese of Orange's sex-abuse scandal is emerging in court anyway

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    Statutory Rapist Andrade And Pals Seek to Block Many Things

    A slew of in limine motions filed this past week by former Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach/admitted statutory rapist Jeff Andrade and his former employers, the Catholic Diocese of Orange. Andrade's lawyers moved that any potential jury not hear "in any manner, either directly or indirec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2007

    Breaking: OC Diocese Lawyers Seek to Seal Bishop Brown Deposition

    Over the weekend, attorneys with the firm of Manly, McGuire & Stewart deposed former Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Norman McFarland and current bishop Tod D. Brown as part of the firm's ongoing lawsuit against the Orange Diocese, Mater Dei High School, and former boy's basketball coach Jeff Andr ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    McKnight Shifts

    Who’s Telling the Truth in Mater Dei’s Latest Sex-Abuse Trial: Its President, the School’s Legendary Basketball Coach, or the OC Weekly?

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2007

    OC Diocese Lawyer Trashes OC Weekly But Still Loses

    Last month, famed Newport Beach attorney John Manly sent two associates to Monterey so they could argue before a judge why Manly should depose Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown. Why Monterey? Brown was the Diocese of Monterey Chancellor until 1989, and Manly represents an alleged cleric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2007

    Another Sex-Abuse Accusation Against Diocese of Orange

    It's now been over a month since the Weekly revealed that Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown had a molestation allegation lodged against him in the past. We knew Brown wouldn't comment on the matter (we thought about confronting him yesterday, when he presided over the Confirmation of my brother ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    McKnight Out

    Catholic Church Leaders Protect Mater Dei Coach from Deposition

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    McKnight Moves

    Lawsuit reveals tampering charges against famed basketball coach

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    McKnight Fall

    Gary McKnight built an athletic empire at Mater Dei. Will his role in a pedophiles return to campus destroy it?

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Mcknight Errant

    Famed Mater Dei basketball coach helped pedophile get a jobat Mater Dei

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2006

    Suck on it, USC!

    My alma mater (at least for the MA) shocked USC, 13-9, a great joy for all of us who despise the lords of Orange County. Click over to OC Blog, where you can find a comprehensive list of these terrible Trojans (my boss and courageous Catholic lawyer John Manly excepted). Also remember that South Coa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2006

    Mater Hey!

    Glad to see the Los Angeles Times follow up earlier this week on the Mater Dei High girl-diddling basketball coach scandal we wrote about in April. Yesterday, a judge ruled attorney John Manly can interrogate anyone he damn wants for the civil trial. Might one of those people be Orange County Treas ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Hardwood Babylon

    A decade later, Mater Dei High Schools still protecting a coach accused of sleeping with students

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    King of the County Pedophiles

    The life, death and final escape of Eleuterio Ramos

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    King of the County Pedophiles

    The life, death and final escape of Eleuterio Ramos

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    Shreddin'!

    Other Catholic diocese have destroyed incriminating priest personnel files. Why not Orange?

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    Northern Exposure

    By trashing Spitzer, Register protects GOP, Catholic Church

  • News

    December 23, 2004

    Boy-Buggering Bingo!

    10 unlikely winners and losers in the Orange Diocese sodomy sweepstakes

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    The Army of God

    How a monk, an altar boy, and a sex-abuse victim joined forces to battle their common enemy: the Catholic Church

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Local Boy Makes GoodFor Child Molesters

    Former Tucson bishop comes clean about allowing pederast priests to visit Orange County

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