French civil court bars priest from ministry
July 02, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: A French court has barred a Catholic priest from ministry for five years, after convicting him for embezzling over $400,000 from elderly women. Father Ryszaard Pszczolkowski had already been suspended from ministry by the Strasbourg archdiocese, but the ruling by a secular court was unprecedented. Father Pszczolkowski was also given a prison sentence of three years.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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