Canadian bishop on trial for child pornography
May 04, 2011
The trial of Bishop Raymond Lahey, who led the Diocese of Saint George’s (Newfoundland) from 1986 to 2003 and the Diocese of Antigonish (Nova Scotia) from 2003 until his 2009 resignation, begins on May 4 in Ottawa. The prelate is charged with possessing images of child pornography, including child sexual abuse, on his laptop computer, which was confiscated by authorities in an airport as he was returning from a foreign trip.
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