TV News LIES

Monday, Jul 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Of Special Interest German priest faces abuse claims in SA and at home

German priest faces abuse claims in SA and at home

E-mail Print PDF

German priest faces abuse claims in SA and at homeA German priest on trial for sexual abuse in South Africa acknowledged this week that similar charges against him in his home country are "correct in many points," his old diocese in Aachen said Wednesday.

Diocese spokesman Franz Kretschmann told The Associated Press that the priest had written a letter Tuesday to the Krefeld public prosecutors acknowledging "his guilt" and seeking forgiveness for the pain he caused to victims and their families.

He said the diocese knows of one man who came forward in January saying his son was sexually abused as a boy by the priest who worked in Germany 1994-2007 before leaving for South Africa.

The Krefeld prosecutors' office confirmed they had received the faxed letter from the priest, but spokesman Klaus Schreiber said it was "rather vague" on which allegations the priest had admitted to. He also said that, for now, it is unclear what the priest could be charged with and how many people have come forward with claims of sexual abuse.

"Our investigation is in a very early stage," he said. "But to my knowledge there are several possible victims."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


‘The next 72 hours are critical for Acosta’

Alex AcostaWhite House officials are closely watching the coverage of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s past involvement as...

Four-Peat: U.S. Women's Soccer Team Wins World Cup Title

US wins World Soccer Cup for fourth time The U.S. Women's Soccer team is still the world's best after dominating the Netherlands in the...

Trump accuses media of 'phony' reporting on migrant detention centers

Trump accuses media of phony reporting on detention centersPresident Trump on Sunday accused the media of reporting "phony and exaggerated accounts" of conditions at migrant detention...

China renews demands that US lift all tariffs for trade deal

Gen Shuang: Tariffs have to end for trade deal to go aheadChina this week reiterated its position that the U.S. must drop tariffs on hundreds of billions of...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!