Disgraced former bishop to be released


Disgraced former Catholic bishop Raymond Lahey who was caught with hundreds of pornographic photos of young boys will be released from jail Wednesday after receiving credit for time already served.

Lahey was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 24 months of probation. But since Ontario Court Justice Kent Kirkland gave Lahey double credit for the time he has served since last spring, the cleric has already completed his sentence.

The former bishop pleaded guilty last May to one count of importing child pornography to Canada after being nabbed at the Ottawa airport with hundreds of sexual images of young boys. He voluntarily went to jail.

At today’s hearing, a man named Roger Touchette yelled an obscenity at Lahey and claimed that he had sexually assaulted him when he was 11-years-old.

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