Priest Steps down from Northwest Harris County Church Amid "Inappropriate Behavior"

By Brandon Scott and Marcelino Benito
August 25, 2019

A Catholic priest in northwest Harris County is stepping down from his position while the archdiocese investigates allegations of "inappropriate behavior with an adult."

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston confirmed the move Sunday.

"I started shaking," said Eduardo Lopez de Casas. "I wasn't sure if I could continue singing."

Father Alfonso Delgado agreed to withdraw from all ministry until the investigation is complete, the diocese said.

Lopez de Casas was leading music during this morning's mass. He's also a member of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests.

"I was in shock," said Lopez de Casas. "As a victim when you hear this, it's almost like you're reliving your own experience."








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