Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Priest Pleads Guilty to Assault On Teen Boy

Arizona: He was once the second-highest ranking Catholic priest within the Phoenix Diocese. Thursday, former Monsignor Dale Fushek pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor assault.

The 57-year-old admitted to inappropriately touching a boy while running a youth program during the mid 1980's. Fushek admitted to touching the genitals of his victim through the victim's clothing.

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Fushek was accused of molesting seven boys, but in return for one guilty plea, the other charges were dropped.