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Priest Gets Busted for Having Gay Sex in Confessional Booth

A Catholic Priest will be spending the next 45 days in jail plus 1-year probation thanks to his indiscretions in a confessional booth. The priest took a plea deal of misdemeanor aggravated assault after the jury deadlocked on the more serious charge of

A 24-year-old young man came to Patrick Casey seeking to reconcile his sexuality with his faith. However, instead of helping the young man in his time of need he steered the conversation towards sex. He then went over to the young man, told him to stand up and performed oral sex on him.

The young man kept the secret to himself for years until he finally told the Detriot Archdiocese what had happened. They launched a formal investigation where Casey confessed to the whole thing.

Casey has since been removed from public ministry and has been barred from representing himself as a priest or conducting any sort of church ministry while his case remains under canonical review in Rome.

It wasn’t clear why the priest was charged with a crime seeing as the victim was an adult when the incident occurred.

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