Priest to face trial for child porn

Father Franco Legrottaglie, 67, under house arrest since Nov

(ANSA) - Brindisi, March 23 - Father Franco Legrottaglie will go to trial May 2 for possession of child pornography, sources said Wednesday.
    The 67-year-old prelate from Ostuni in Brindisi province has been under house arrest since November.
    He served in the Brindisi-Ostuni diocese, including as a parish priest and a chaplain at Perrino Hospital in Brindisi.
    He has a previous conviction for "violently libidinous acts" in a 1991 incident, for which he was sentenced to a year and ten months in prison.


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