What about these priests?

I’m aware that God calls our priest to the priesthood. What does the Church say about priests that have committed outrageous immoral acts with children? Were they also called by God to the priesthood ?

Thank you.

Hi,

Of course, they were called. Judas didn’t stop being called because he betrayed the Lord. What they did was gravely sinful. They were weak, sinners who were called to be priests and betrayed their call.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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