MARIST BROTHERS: SCHOOL DIRECTOR ADMITS ABUSING STUDENT

MARIST BROTHERS: SCHOOL DIRECTOR ADMITS ABUSING STUDENT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The general director of an elite school founded by the Marist Brothers in Argentina has admitted he sexually abused a student 38 years ago, an official for the order said Thursday.

Gonzalo Santa Coloma, the order's official for protecting children in Buenos Aires province, told The Associated Press that Brother Angel Duples acknowledged the abuse after the order began an investigation following a report by a former student who had talked with the victim.

At the time of the abuse, Duples was a lay brother working at a branch of the Champagnat school on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. He has been director of the  . . .

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