US Priest faces lengthy jail term for assaulting Altar boys


A United States Catholic priest identified as Kenneth Bernard Hendricks have been arrested for sexually abusing Filipino altar boys as young as seven in the Philippines and now faces deportation.

The Culprit was taken into custody Wednesday on the central island of Biliran after serving as a priest for 37 years in the predominantly Catholic Philippines.

“We received information from US authorities regarding the alleged sexual exploitation of multiple minor Filipino boys by Hendricks,” immigration bureau spokeswoman Dana Sandoval said in a statement.

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