- 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.
Court records show a trail between a controversial lay group in Sicily and the official Church.
The head of a lay Catholic organization in southern Italy charged with the abuse of at least seven underage girls has been released from house arrest as he awaits trial. Victims organized a protest and ask local ecclesial authorities to take action.