Kelly and Wolf left Boys Town in 1983, a year before Archbishop Daniel Sheehan appointed the Rev.Although the national media have focused on pedophilia and abuse committed by Catholic priests in the Boston area and elsewhere, the media have consistently suppressed an even more explosive and related story. John De Camp has spearheaded an inquiry into a massive pedophile ring with a base of operations in Omaha, Nebraska, that has been linked to high-ranking political figures in Washington. The reason was that my client said that it was because of a couple of Catholic priests there started doing improper things to him at a very young age that started him into the tragic life that he led.One of the men, Lance Rivers of Phoenix, provided The World-Herald with extensive hospital records that show Boys Town investigated sexual abuse allegations against counselor Michael Wolf, who died in Indiana in 1990. James Kelly sexually abused him while he was at Boys Town in the 1970s.Rivers, now 35, claims that Wolf initially asked to watch him masturbate, then fondled him and performed oral sex on him, paying him off with baseball cards for nearly nightly abuse in the early 1980s. Duffy has declined an interview request through his attorney, William Walker of Tucson.Through the use of the Boys Town Model, you will guide and teach youth appropriate skills and behaviors. She is dating a 19-year-old boy who has been caught with marijuana.So now we have the Catholic Archdiocese in Boston paying out millions to settle claims. When in the course of your investigations did you begin to realize that Boys Town in Omaha was essentially a farm for what you determined to be a national network of pedophiles that extended well beyond pedophilic priests? Somehow the BBC got a copy of an early edition of my book.
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My husband and I are understandably upset, and we have told her and her boyfriend that they cannot continue seeing one another.
My daughter says her boyfriend wants to change and will never do drugs again.
Rivers' older brother, John Rivers, now of Neapolis, Ohio, says Wolf made sexual advances but did not abuse him.
Kelly told The World-Herald that he did not sexually abuse boys.