Results from Tag: 'sex abuse scandal'

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Vatican Abuse Trial: Prosecution Requests Jail Time for Defendants

The Vatican’s prosecutor requested a sentence of eight years in prison, reduced to four years, for 28-year-old defendant Father Gabriele Martinelli, who is accused of sexually assaulting a slightly younger student at the pre-seminary over a period of six years.