Fr. Raymond J. Ethier

Ordained: 1985
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Arrested in 5/07 on federal charges of receiving and possessing child pornography. His computers were confiscated after they were found to contain the pornography. Admitted to sexually-oriented internet chats with others regarding children. Bishop immediately placed him on administrative leave. Pled guilty to one count 11/07. Sentenced in 6/08 to 4 years in prison and 10 years parole. Required to register as sex offender. Released in 1/12. Permanently removed from ministry.

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