Priest accused of abusing kids sent to trial

ANSA - Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata [Rome, Italy]

June 11, 2021

Father Giuseppe Rugolo ‘assaulted kids after ER lessons’

 An Italian priest accused of sexually abusing children was sent to an ‘immediate’ trial on Friday.

Father Giuseppe Rugolo of Enna in Sicily was arrested on April 27 on charges of abusing children in his care.

He allegedly abused them during and after religious education lessons.

He is on trial for sexual violence aggravated by taking advantage of the psychological inferiority of the victims.

The trial starts on October 7. (ANSA).