November 17, 2020
By Debbie Strauss
A Houston-area priest who was accused of sexually abusing children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
KPRC 2 Investigates has learned, Father Manuel La Rosa-Lopez plead guilty early Tuesday morning.
He was charged with four counts of indecency with a child involving sexual contact.
Investigators said La Rosa-Lopez abused a girl and a boy while he was a priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe from the late ’90s to early 2000s. A third person came forward last year and said he was also abused by La Rosa-Lopez when he served as an altar boy in the mid-’90s.
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