October 31, 2005

Claims over priest lead to move

BBC News

Catholic priest Fr Pat Crilly has left his post while claims of child sex abuse against him are investigated, the Bishop of Derry has said.

Dr Seamus Hegarty broke the news to Fr Crilly's parishioners at Mass in Desertmartin on Sunday.

He said Fr Crilly had denied the claims but asked for leave of absence while police carried out an investigation.

Posted by kshaw at October 31, 2005 06:44 AM