“I thought she was at least 15” - Rev. father rapes minor in a car

Father Paolo Glaentzer, a septuagenarian, was arrested in July for allegedly raping the minor.

Reports indicate that Father Paolo Glaentzer, a septuagenarian, was arrested in July for allegedly raping the minor.

The Italian man of God did not deny having sexual intercourse with the victim, but said it was “an exchange of affection” between him and the girl who he claims looks “much more mature than she was”.

It is not clear what the errant priest wanted to achieve by saying “I found out she was 11 years old…I thought she was at least 15,” because the Italian laws recognise age 16 as legal age for consent to sex.

Father Paolo Glaentzer blamed his conduct on the devil, saying he “entrusted” himself to “Jesus and Mary,” a posturing which suggests that he is not perturbed by the ongoing criminal proceedings against him.

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