French priest jailed five years in child sex abuse case


Bernard Preynat, 74, a defrocked priest convicted of assaulting at least 80 young boys between the ages of seven and 15 between 1971 and 1991, was on Monday handed a five-year jail term.

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A French priest has been jailed for five years for sexually abusing dozens of children in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, reports BBC News.