Clarification: Church Abuse-arizona Story

The Associated Press
May 20, 2010

In a story April 2, The Associated Press reported that a Catholic Church tribunal examined allegations that the Rev. Michael Teta, an Arizona priest, abused boys in a confessional.

The story should have specified that the tribunal found Teta guilty of soliciting sexual favors during confessions, but not necessarily of conducting that abuse inside the confessional. Allegations of abuse inside the confessional were contained in later civil lawsuits.


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