This is a scam. The AP’s record of reporting on the Catholic Church has long evinced a bias.
Catholic Archdiocese in Nigeria Announces “with heavy heart” Death of Kidnapped Priest
Fr. Anyanwu told ACN United Kingdom that the body of Fr. Bako “has not been released yet by the bandits.”
No Equity for Catholics at NBC
SNL chooses to smear all priests.
End of Scandal Angers Catholic Left
“The average number of substantiated accusations [against the clergy] made in the last ten years is 5.9.”
Catholic priests survey finds lower morale, ‘conservative shift’ among U.S. clergy
When asked about politics, the priests surveyed were significantly more likely to describe themselves as “conservative” as compared to respondents in 2002, the researchers say.
Revealing the Truth About the Catholic Church’s Clergy Abuse Scandals
Bill Donohue exposes massive campaigns to discredit and destroy the Catholic Church
The Formation of a New Priest Who Abused Minors: How Did He Slip Past Seminary Screening Policies?
“[N]o one had suspected what was learned following McWilliams’ arrest…”
Catholic Bishop in South Sudan Boldly Speaks Out Against Tribal Violence
“[P]astoral agents hailing from the communities in conflict face the challenge of being identified by their respective tribes…”