Suburban Chicago Catholic priest charged with child porn

February 25, 2015

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) - Cook County prosecutors say a Catholic priest is charged with felony possession and reproduction of child pornography.

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez's office said Wednesday morning that 34-year-old Clovis Vilchez-Parra will be in bond court on charged of reproduction of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Vilchez-Parra is associate pastor at the Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church in Arlington Heights.

Prosecutors said the charges were filed after an investigation by the office's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

The Archdiocese of Chicago said Wednesday that it was monitoring the case.


Any original material on these pages is copyright © 2004. Reproduce freely with attribution.