- Aug 3, 2020
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.
Two years after the arrest of the lay leader of a Catholic group for allegedly abusing underage girls, the local bishop released a letter ordering that all religious entities “abstain or eventually interrupt activities” with the lay association.