Paul Shanley – Whining Pedophile Priest

Advocates for clergy sex abuse victims are outraged that a priest convicted of repeatedly raping and fondling a boy at a Newton parish in the 1980s is asking for a new trial.

Defrocked priest Paul Shanley was in Suffolk Superior Court on Thursday for a hearing on his motion for a new trial. Shanley’s new lawyer is challenging the repressed memories of Shanley’s accuser.

Shanley’s accuser testified that Shanley repeatedly pulled him out of catechism class and raped and fondled him, beginning when he was 6 years old.

He said he remembered the abuse in 2002, after the news media began reporting on the clergy abuse scandal in the Boston Archdiocese.

Victims’ advocates who attended the hearing said Shanley does not deserve a new trial.

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