It is intriguing that when the topic here is the sexual abuse of children that some would like to silence or restrict that!!!
Why is that?
Pedophilia and sexual abuse of children in AustraliaThe Problems  |  The Solutions  |  Make a Submission  |  Petition  |  Statistics  |  International  |  Historical
 Site map   Johnb Print Friendly Email to a Friend

  Home :: 2006 November :: Hudson Vicar Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minor

Hudson Vicar Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minor

(CBS4) BRIGHTON An allegation of sexual abuse of a minor has promptedthe Archdiocese of Boston to place a vicar at a Hudson parish onadministrative leave.

Thearchdiocese released a statement which said Rev. Steven Poitras, whoserves at St. Michael's Parish, is accused of sexually abusing a minorin 1994.

Attorney General Tom Reilly and the Essex CountyDistrict Attorney's office have been notified about the incident, andaccording to the archdiocese, a preliminary investigation into theallegation has been initiated.

"The decision to place FatherPoitras on administrative leave does not represent a determination ofhis guilt or innocence as it pertains to this allegation," thearchdiocese said in a written statement.

Cardinal SeanO'Malley says he will continue to do everything possible to protectchildren and to support those who suffer as a result of clergy sexualabuse. 

Having a problem accessing a file or finding what you are looking for? Email us for a listing of alternate locations.

Notify us of an article of interest

Register to take part in secure International polls

Publishing a story about TFYQA? - See our for the News Media page.

Want to share your news! Use Submit TFYQA News.

Pedophilia and sexual abuse of children in Australia