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Minnesota priest sentenced to 1 year for sexual exploitation of troubled woman

December 15, 2011

A Catholic priest in St. Paul, Minnesota has been sentenced to a year in prison for sexual abuse of a woman he was counseling.

Father Christopher Wenthe was ordered by the court to pay $90,000 to the woman with whom he had engaged in sexual activities.


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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Dec. 15, 2011 7:05 PM ET USA

    Things like this are just outrageous. Hopefully his year of confinement will be a kind of retreat for him. Still, such folks should not be in ministry afterwards.