Saturday, January 04, 2014

Pastor John Salazar pleads guilty

Pastor John Anthony Salazar pleaded guilty to a molestation charge in Texas. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Salazar, 58, had been accused of abusing a young man who attended the Church of the Holy Spirit in Tulia, Texas, where Salazar served as pastor. Salazar's lawyer did not return a phone call seeking comment.
The case was the fourth time Salazar has faced a criminal charge.
Source: Former Los Angeles priest pleads guilty to molestation in Texas by Ashley Powers
Salazar was a Catholic priest before his convictions. After convictions for child molestation in the 80s, he was brought to Texas by Bishop Leroy Matthiesen to abuse again.