Pope Advisor Oversees Priest Arrested for Sex Abuse

[Trigger warning for sexual violence; clergy abuse.]

Father Riccardo Seppia, a 51-year-old parish priest in the village of Sastri Ponente, has been arrested on charges that he attempted to molest an underage altar boy and gave young men over 18 cocaine in exchange for sex.

The accused was overseen by head of the Italian Bishops Conference, who "has been working with Pope Benedict XVI on reforms to respond to prior scandals of pedophile priests."

Of course he has.

[H/T to Spudsy.]

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