Man who claims to have ‘nearly killed a priest’ to stop a sexual assault calls for state abuse inquiry to be widened [with video]


February 27 2018

By Katarina Williams

A man who claims to have “nearly killed a priest” with his bare hands to stop an attempted ​sexual assault is calling on the Government to widen the scope of its historic state abuse inquiry.

If faith-based institutions were to be incorporated into the inquiry, the Catholic Church said it would “cooperate whole-heartedly”.

Chris Travers, husband of former Green Party chief of staff Deborah Morris-Travers, has revealed in a Facebook post that he “choked” his alleged abuser to ward off the priest.

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