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Vienna priest suspected of child abuse

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Priest. File photo: APA
17:59 CET+01:00
A Catholic priest in Vienna is under investigation for sexual abuse of a minor, according to Nina Bussek, spokesperson for the Vienna public prosecutor's office on Wednesday.
According to the news daily Der Standard, a number of child pornography images were seized from the man's home during a search by police.  Multiple CDs were also taken as evidence.
 
The raid occurred on Friday last week, reported police, and the discs are still being evaluated.
 
The man, who was working for the Catholic Church in Austria, has been suspended by the Archdiocese of Vienna pending a full investigation.
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