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Italian seminary scandal escalates; diocese threatens legal action

November 27, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Diocesan officials in Como, Italy, have threatened legal action against men who claimed to have witnessed sexual misconduct at a Vatican seminary. The witnesses claimed that an older seminarian demanded sexual favors, and their complaints were ignored. The accused seminarian was later ordained to the priesthood; his accusers did not finish seminary training.

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