Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Martinez’

Ten priests charged with child sexual abuse in Spain archdiocese Comments 0

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A judge in Granada in Spain has charged 10 priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sexual abuse. The 12 are suspected of abusing four teenage boys between 2004 and 2007. The most serious offences are alleged to have occurred in a house used by the priests. Pope Francis telephoned one of the alleged Read more

Pained Pope helps get Spanish priests arrested Comments 0

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Pope Francis directly helped uncover three priests and a lay person in Spain suspected of child abuse. Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said that Pope Francis has taken a special interest in uncovering these men. It “was precisely the pope who has been most belligerent in bringing this case to light”, he said. Gerard O’Connell in Read more