Priest Guilty of Abusing Schoolkids


August 20, 2008


A paedophile priest faces jail after he was convicted of preying on boys at a leading Catholic school.

Father William Green, 67, molested at least six victims over 10 years at the ?7,995- a-year, 920-pupil St Bede's College in Manchester.

The attacks were in the 70s and 80s at the school where former pupils include Doctor Who actor Colin Baker.

Green admitted 27 charges of indecent assault and four of indecency with a child.

Law firm Pannone is to take civil action against the church on behalf of victims.

Partner Richard Scorer said: "The judge indicated there was an overwhelming likelihood he will face an immediate and significant sentence of imprisonment when sentenced next month."


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