The Confession of Father X

A convicted child molester, ex-con and former priest, Father X, who asks that his name not be revealed, was arrested in the 1990s and charged with molesting children over a seven-year period. During his 30-year career, he was a sought-after counselor and confidant, and for a number of years he worked closely with young people in his California diocese. At the time of his arrest, prosecutors charged him with 17 counts of child sexual abuse. Most of those counts were dropped because the statute of limitations had run out, but Father X, who claims he had undergone extensive counseling and treatment...

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