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Aid to the Church in Need Confirms ‘Credible’ Accusation of ‘Serious Sexual Assault’ Against Founder
Fr. Van Straaten was accused in the letter of committing sexual assault in 1973 against a 20-year-old woman working for the charity.
In a Nov. 20 letter to his parish, Fr. Rutler denied that he “improperly touched” Gonzalez, but said he has offered to “step aside at this moment from my duties” while authorities conduct their investigation.
Allegations against the composer first surfaced in May concerning serial spiritual manipulation and sexual misconduct.