(Reuters) – A Catholic diocese in eastern Spain said Tuesday one of its monks is suspected of abusing a child and asked for the family’s forgiveness, the first such abuse charge to become public in Spain.
The diocese of Segorbe-Castellon said in a statement the monk was from the Order of “Los Carmelitas Descalzos” and his superiors had taken action against him.
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