Kansas City Activists React After Sex Assault Charges Dropped Against Priest

A legacy of local abuse evokes a strong reaction and fear for the future.

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"The cleric was facing two felonies for sexually abusing a child in 2015. While we respect the decision made by the DA's office, our thoughts are with this courageous young survivor and we are concerned about the message this may send to other potential victims who are considering reporting to law enforcement."

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Citing the best interest of the victim, prosecutors dismiss criminal charges against a Catholic priest; SNAP reacts

Wyandotte County Prosecutor dismisses case against accused priest following mistrial

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A decision by the Wyandotte County Prosecutor's office may have dropped the legal fight for a Kansas City, Kansas, priest, but that doesn't mean his battle has ended. Wyandotte County prosecutors dismissed the case against Father Scott Kallal last week, according to the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

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