Residents near center for troubled priests worry about property values

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Mike Stenzhorn, 62, stands on his front lawn in Dittmer on Wednesday (Dec. 17, 2014). He lives directly across the street from the Vianney Renewal Center, a Roman Catholic institution for pedophile priests. He claims the archdiocese won't offer him a fair price for his house, though they bought each of his neighbors' houses for close to double the market value. He's afraid due to his pedophile neighbors, he won't be able to sell the house to anyone else. Stenzhorn said he posted the sign in front of his house, "to draw attention to the situation." "A devout Catholic that believes in the religion would be more apt to buy it," he added. Photo by Cristina Fletes-Boutte, courtesy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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