Ex-priest Says He Reported Belgian Bishop Abuse

By RAF CASERT and ALESSANDRA RIZZO A retired priest said Saturday that he told church authorities years ago about allegations that Belgium's longest-serving bishop had abused a boy but he was stonewalled until the bishop was forced to resign.Retired priest Rik Deville told The Associated Press that he made the allegations to Archbishop Godfried Danneels between 15 and 17 years ago after learning of them from a confidant of the victim's family.

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  • Ex-priest says he reported Belgian bishop abuse
    A retired priest said Saturday that he told church authorities years ago about allegations that Belgium's longest-serving bishop had abused a boy but he was stonewalled until the bishop was forced to resign. Retired priest Rik Deville told The Associated ...
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