Abuse case in Upper Bavaria: ex-bishop is said to have camouflaged wanted priest

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Abuse case in Upper Bavaria: ex-bishop is said to have camouflaged wanted priest

The Catholic Church in Eichstätt, Upper Bavaria, is currently being haunted by its inglorious past. A former bishop is said to have enabled a priest known to the police to escape and provided him with a cover identity overseas.

In the diocese of Eichstätt, the former bishop Alois Brems allegedly protected a priest who was wanted by the police for sexual abuse and enabled his escape. The diocese confirmed a corresponding report by the Bayern media group. According to the previous knowledge of the Independent Commission in the Diocese of Eichstätt (UAK Eichstätt), this is correct, said a spokeswoman. The diocese declined to comment on the details.

According to newspaper reports…

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