More sex assault charges against Scarborough priest

Toronto Star

By: Jodee Brown Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Sep 30 2013

A Toronto priest charged with sexual assault earlier this month now faces additional charges, police said Monday.

Ioan Pop, 54, was arrested Sept.11 in connection with an assault on a woman in All Saints Romanian Orthodox Church, where he was the parish priest.

On Monday, he was charged with seven more counts of sexual assault and one of forcible confinement.

Police said those incidents allegedly occurred between 2005 and 2011.

Det.-Const. Teresa Curtis said seven additional complainants came forward to police following Pop’s
The assaults are alleged to have taken place inside All Saints church and at residences in Durham Region and Toronto.

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