Tucson Catholic Priest Charged with Public Indecency

KVOA [Tucson AZ]
October 22, 2004

A priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson is facing charges of public sexual indecency in a city park.

Diocese officials confirmed Thursday the Reverend Francisco Nuņez has been on administrative leave since August.

He was arrested by undercover officers in a Reid Park restroom on August 19th.

The Diocese says 39-year-old Nuņez had been working at Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish.. That's at 101 West 31st Street.

Nunez was scheduled to be in court Friday afternoon.


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