Priest here under inquiry surrenders in Colorado

The Rev. Charles Manning, 77, a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, turned himself in to Colorado Springs police Tuesday after a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

Police had been investigating Manning since October.

He was charged with sexual assault on a minor by a person in a position of trust, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to police.

Angie Shelton, the archdiocese's community relations specialist, said in a statement that Manning had been granted permission to move to Colorado Springs in June 2007.

Colorado Springs Bishop Michael Sheridan, a former auxiliary bis...



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