Post Falls Priest Faces Misconduct Claim

The Spokesman-Review
May 10, 2010

The Catholic Church placed a priest in North Idaho on administrative leave after an allegation of sexual misconduct with a male under 18 dating back to 1981 in Idaho Falls. The Idaho Statesman reports the Rev. William R. Gould was placed on leave on May 4. Bishop Michael Driscoll made the announcement recently at St. Georgeís Catholic Church in Post Falls, which Gould has led. Gould was ordained in 1965. Itís not the first time heís been placed on leave. The Diocese of Boise granted Gouldís request for leave in 2005 amid allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a Spokesman-Review


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