Michael Riddle – 4th Man of Mirfield – Gentlemanly Paedophile

by Brian Hennessy Michael Riddle – The Gentlemanly, Grandfather Paedophile The Comboni Missionary Order has no record, it seems, of the Fourth Man of Mirfield. Whether that is the convenience of a failure of memory, or a contrivance, or simply because they have decided at some point in time to destroy his records, I cannot […]

Foundations of abuse at Comboni Missionaries seminary in Mirfield

Comboni Missionaries During the 1960s and 70s, and possibly into the 1980s, priests and brothers of the Comboni Missionary Order (formerly Verona fathers) sexually abused children as young as 11 years of age at their seminary in Mirfield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. A group of ex seminarians, The Mirfield 12, have successfully prosecuted a civil case […]

We will never know what happened at Mirfield

A spokesman for the Comboni Missionaries expressed “great sadness and regret” at the allegations and added: “Given the passage of time of almost half a century we will never know the truth of what happened.” http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/men-who-claimed-were-sexually-7984941 How dare they. How dare they call us liars. The Comboni Missionaries, the Comboni Fathers: Father Robert Hicks, Father […]

Comboni Missionaries – They still control me. I’m still at Mirfield

Comboni Missionaries This was sent to us anonymously by Boy X. In pevious articles he has told us of his time at the Comboni Missionaries (then Verona Fathers) seminary at Mirfield in Yourkshire. He claims to have been tormented by Bishop Lorenzo Ceresoli, who was then Father Lorenzo Ceresoli, and chased into the hands of […]