Vatican: Senior priest resigns over advances to nun blog

January 31, 2019

By Julia Simpson

The Vatican continues to improve its moral doctrine and an overall image, this week, several senior priests have had to resign over advance to the nun, The Local Italy reported on Thursday.

In the Vatican, the relationships between nuns and priests are complicated sometimes because of sexual harassment, confirmed the official source. This week, a senior Vatican priest accused of making advances towards a nun during confession has resigned.

«Geissler decided to take this step to limit the damage already done to the congregation and to his community,» a Holy See statement reads, noting that he «reserves the right for possible civil legal action».

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