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Visitation follows warning against priest

10 July 2014 | by Isabel de Bertodano | Comments: 0

A diocese in Paraguay is to receive an apostolic visitation as part of an investigation into the activities of a priest accused of sex abuse, writes Isabel de Bertodano. Fr Carlos Urrutigoity is accused of abusing boys when he worked as a priest in Scranton, Pennsylvania, over a decade ago. Fr Urrutigoity is Argentinian, and is now vicar general at the Diocese of Ciudad del Este in Paraguay.Earlier this year, the Diocese of Scranton said Bishop Rogelio Livieres Plano had been warned the priest posed “a serious threat to young people” and cautioned him “to not allow Fr Urrutigoity to incarnate into his diocese”.A statement by the Diocese of Ciudad del Este welcomed the news that Cardinal Santo Abril y Castelló and Bishop Milton Troccoli would visit. “Th ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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