French priest indicted in thefts of sacred vessels
October 08, 2013
A French priest has been indicted for the theft of 40 sacred vessels, some of which date to the seventeenth century, according to media reports.
Bishop Maurice Le Bègue de Germiny has suspended Father Etienne Doat from his ministry; the priest was ordained in 2004.
- Communique de Presse (Diocese of Blois)
- Le vicaire soupçonné du vol de quarante objets de culte (La Nouvelle Republique)
- French priest suspected of stealing church sacred vessels (Reuters)