Auxiliary bishop latest to be hit with sex abuse allegation in archdiocese

Houston Chronicle

June 25, 2019

By Samantha Ketterer

The auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has temporarily stepped aside from public priestly duties after being hit with a “false allegation” of sexual abuse from 1971, according to the archdiocese.

Several chancery departments and at least one pastor received letters addressed to Bishop George Sheltz, containing an accusation of molestation, archdiocesan officials said in a statement dated last Friday.

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