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Former Pa. Pastor Serving Life For Killing Second Wife Gets More Time For Murder Of First Wife

A former Pennsylvania pastor already serving life without parole for bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in the 1999 death of his first wife.

09/10/2014

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Methodist Panel Overturns Pastor’s Defrocking

A nine-person appeals panel ordered the church to restore Frank Schaefer’s pastoral credentials.

06/24/2014

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Defrocked Methodist Pastor Appealing Punishment

“I would like to get my credentials back,” said Schaefer, who will appear before a church panel in Baltimore this week to argue that his punishment was illegal under church law.

06/18/2014

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Newtown Pastor Reflects On Sandy Hook Tragedy 1 Year Later

Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass shooting that shook up a quiet Connecticut town and stunned a nation. A Bucks County native, who is a pastor in the heart of the still reeling community, reflects on the past 12 months.

12/14/2013

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Philadelphia Pastor Arrested On Charges Of Arson, Insurance Fraud

A Philadelphia pastor is facing charges after he allegedly set fire to his own car and lied to an insurance company.

08/06/2013

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Montgomery County Pastor And Three Others Convicted Of Running Massive Mortgage Scheme

A Montgomery County pastor and three others have been convicted of engaging in a scheme to defraud Chase Manhattan Bank by fraudulently obtaining home loans of more than $6 million.

02/26/2013

Retired Pa. Pastor Charged With Killing First And Second Wives On Trial

Arthur “A.B.” Schirmer, 64, is charged with killing Betty Jean Schirmer in 2008 and staging a car accident to cover it up.

01/07/2013

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Federal Authorities Allege A Mongtomery County Pastor Used Congregants To Commit Fraud

Federal prosecutor Anita Eve says Michael Wilkerson, pastor of the New Life Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship, recruited congregants, and their family and friends in a home loan scheme.

10/01/2011

New Jersey Priest Sentenced For Misusing Parish Funds

A Morris County pastor has been sentenced to five months in federal prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

04/26/2011

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Del. Pastor Indicted For Stealing From 2 Parishes

The Delaware Department of Justice says the pastor has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $358,000 from two parishes.

02/02/2011

NJ Anti-Facebook Pastor Taking Leave Over Affair

A pastor who barred church officials from using Facebook, saying it can lead to adultery, is temporarily stepping down from the pulpit following his admission that he engaged in a three-way sexual relationship a decade ago.

11/24/2010

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