Paedophile Priest Peter Hooper Appearing in Court in Liverpool

June 15, 2012

A paedophile priest from Wirral is due to be sentenced for abusing a teenage boy.

Father Peter James Hooper, 55, is expected to be jailed.

The priest, from St Luke's in Bebington, began abusing the boy when he was 14. Father Hooper stands convicted of 10 child sex crimes.

Hooper tried to blame his victim when he was arrested. He claimed the boy was "manipulative" and "demanded" sexual activity.

The teenager told detectives the priest would visit his home to talk, then take the boy into his bedroom. Hooper always "closed the door".








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