Philly priest accused of raping altar boy

27 Sep

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By Ross Levitt

(CNN) — A Philadelphia priest who narrowly escaped prosecution during a recent clergy abuse scandal that rocked the city’s archdiocese has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy.

In a grand jury presentation in 2005, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office revealed allegations against Father Robert Brennan, now 75, that included more than 20 alleged child sex abuse victims, according to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams.

All of the cases were beyond the statute of limitations, and Brennan was never charged in that case, Williams said at a press conference Thursday.

Full Story: http://edition.cnn.com

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