Fugitive Fathers: Two priests have been suspended since GlobalPost’s investigation

Fugitive Fathers: Two priests have been suspended since GlobalPost’s investigation

Will Carless on Oct 16, 2015 @ 8:30 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — One month ago, GlobalPost published a lengthy investigation into Catholic clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse in the United States or Europe, yet continue to work as priests in remote South American dioceses.

Two of the priests have been suspended from their posts since our reporting. Another appears to have moved to a different country, and an admitted child molester continues to work at church in Peru. A fifth priest we investigated had already left the church for personal reasons when GlobalPost caught up with him.

We still haven’t received any response from either the Vatican or...

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