Another Catholic priest in trouble for pedophelia
Michael De Dora
Posted on May 27, 2011
From the church that claims moral superiority:
Father Riccardo Seppia, a 51-year-old parish priest in the village of Sastri Ponente, near Genoa, was arrested last Friday, May 13, on pedophilia and drug charges. Investigators say that in tapped mobile-phone conversations, Seppia asked a Moroccan drug dealer to arrange sexual encounters with young and vulnerable boys. “I do not want 16-year-old boys but younger. Fourteen-year-olds are O.K. Look for needy boys who have family issues,” he allegedly said.
As if it couldn’t get any worse: Seppia worked in the same archdiocese as the Pope’s adviser on handling the Church’s sex abuse scandal.
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