Colorado Public Radio
Oct. 24, 2019
By Andrew Kenney
Joe Lupfer recognized the names of the priests instantly: Lawrence St. Peter and James Rasby.
Rasby had been the priest at Lupfer’s communion. St. Peter was a pastor and the president of Holy Family High School, where Lupfer graduated in 1975.
St. Peter “had kind of an aura about him,” he recalled.
“When he would say mass, it was all very precise.”
But the allegations contained in a new report from the Colorado Attorney General’s Office — no, those didn’t make sense to Lupfer. Not at first.
“I really, honestly, would say it’s skepticism,” Lupfer, 63, said of his initial reaction. “I can’t say that I believe it right now.”
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