St. Louis archbishop deposed in priest case
Saturday, September 21, 2013
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson has been deposed in a case involving a priest in the archdiocese.
The deposition was Thursday in the case against the Rev. Xiu Hui Jiang. He is charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of a child after a teenage girl told authorities that Jiang molested her.
The archdiocese says in a statement that the case is in the hands of the Missouri court system, where the allegations can be sorted out.
The girl’s parents filed a lawsuit in July alleging that Carlson knew Jiang was a danger to children. The archdiocese says those allegations are false.
Jiang has been on administrative leave since the allegations against him were announced.
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