October 28, 2005

Priest Jailed On Child Porn Charges

News Letter

Friday 28th October 2005

A Catholic priest who administered to the victims of the Omagh bombing was jailed for a year yesterday on child porn charges.

Fr John McCallum, 45, the former parish priest of Kilcoo in Newry, surfed internet child porn after turning to drink as a way of dealing with the pressure of life as a hospital chaplain.

He admitted 25 sample charges covering 320 photographs and nine movie files.

Posted by kshaw at October 28, 2005 08:22 AM