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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 01:31 PM

Priest who "accidentally" showed pictures of naked men to Communion parents is on "sabbatical leave"

Belfast, Northern Ireland (CNN) -- An Irish priest at the center of a gay porn controversy has asked to leave his parish and take sabbatical leave from the priesthood, he said Sunday.

Father Martin McVeigh has admitted he destroyed a memory stick containing "inappropriate imagery" ahead of a church investigation into reports he accidentally showed pictures of naked men to parents of children preparing for their First Holy Communion.

The incident happened at the start of a PowerPoint presentation at a grade school in Pomeroy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland in March, said the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Cardinal Sean Brady.

Parents said in a statement they were "horrified" by what they saw and called for action to be taken against the priest.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/29/world/europe/ireland-priest-gay-porn/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

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Amerigo Vespucci Apr 2012 OP
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Response to Amerigo Vespucci (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 01:49 PM

1. Bet he's here in NM

There's a place out in the middle of nowhere about an hour north of me where they send "problem priests" to pray away the alcoholism, drug abuse, altar boy diddling and the gay.

The priest scandal around here was that those same priests would be sent to local parishes first to prove that all their problems had been successfully prayed away. And we all know how well that works.

The sad part is that this priest might even be one of the good ones and will eventually be ousted by a sex phobic hierarchy.

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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 01:54 PM

2. They've been around for 65 years.

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