- Dec 11, 2019
A southern Italian bishop will be called to witness in a trial of the lay leader of a Catholic group charged with sexually abusing underage girls.
A diocese in southern Italy postponed a trial against a priest charged with breaking the seal of confession to help the leader of a lay group accused of sexually abusing underage girls.
After two years of on the ground reporting about the head of a lay Catholic groups charged with sexual abuse of minors, the local diocese of Acireale finally opend it doors.
Three people, incuding a priest, postponed a trial Monday to answer charges with aiding and abetting the head of an Italian Catholic lay group currently accused of sexually abusing seven underage girls.
The leader of a powerful lay movement in Sicily, charged with sexually abusing six underage girls, has asked for an expedited trial.
A lay movement in southern Italy whose founder and acolytes have been accused of sexual abuse appears to be regrouping with no new oversight from the local diocese.