A Catholic priest in Latvia stands accused of a horrific crime ahead of a papal visit to the Baltic nation.
“A Latvian Catholic priest has been arrested on allegations he raped a mentally handicapped victim of human trafficking, police in the capital Riga said Wednesday ahead of a papal visit,” according to France24.
The priest has been identified as Pavels Zeila, 73, of the Rēzekne–Aglon diocese.
The diocese is scheduled to host Pope Francis on his September 22 visit to the country.
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