Tennessee priest admits abuse, urges prayer for victim
April 20, 2010
A retired Tennessee priest who was suspended last week following an abuse allegation has admitted to the abuse. Father William Casey, who was jailed on April 19, faces a charge of a crime against nature for a 1977 incident that took place in a North Carolina hotel when the male victim was 11 years old. Father Casey told a Tennessee newspaper that he urged prayers “for the healing of [the victim] and his family, and for all others who are suffering as a result of this situation.”
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