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At German canonical trial, financial penalty imposed on priest convicted of abuse

June 09, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: As part of a sentence in a canonical trial that took place in the Diocese of Limburg, a former priest convicted of sexually abusing minors was ordered to pay 10% of his income to an organization that assists abuse victims.

“While financial payouts have been included in confidential settlements between the Church and victims of abuse, the announcement of a financial penalty against a priest as a result of a canonical investigation is unusual,” the Associated Press reported.

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