8 months Priest in child abuse case yanked out of parish MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino A priest who has been accused of molesting a four-year-old girl in Negros Occidental has been taken out of his parish. San Carlos, Negros Occidental, Bishop Gerardo Alminaza assigned a priest to oversee the parish amid an ongoing investigation and as the accused, who was not named, prepares for his case. “I have assigned a priest to take over temporarily the shepherding of the parish concerned in order to give the accused time to spiritually prepare himself to face the allegations and to give way for an impartial investigation,” he said in a CBCP News post. ... more