Bil Browning

Catholic Priest Arrested for Possessing Child Porn

Filed By Bil Browning | December 12, 2011 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: Bartley Sorensen, Catholic priests, child exploitation, Pennsylvania, porno priest, St. John Fisher Church, Winston Churchill

Here's a story that I'm sure will rock you to the core. A Catholic priest has been arrested for possession of child porn. Rev-Bartley-Sorensen.jpgI know, you never saw that one coming, eh?

The Rev. Bartley Sorensen, 62, pastor of St. John Fisher Church in Churchill, Pennsylvania, was arraigned on charges of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony, according to the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Sorensen was arrested after a church employee walked into the rectory on Friday and saw Sorensen viewing a computer image of a young boy naked from the waist down, with the words "Hottie Boys" on the screen, police said. She alerted diocesan officials, who immediately contacted police.

Allegheny County detectives found pornographic images of young boys on his computer, police said. During an interview, Sorensen admitted to possessing at least 100 pornographic pictures of children, police said. He has not been charged with abusing children.

How long before the accusers step forward?

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