Catholic Priest Accused of Groping Austin Woman During Last Rites

An Austin priest faces an assault charge after allegedly groping a woman while administering her last rites in the fall, authorities say.The Rev. Gerold Langsch, 75, of St. Paul's Catholic Church was arrested March 14 on a misdemeanor in the Oct. 5 incident, according to KABB-TV (Fox 29). The victim, who suffers with complications from diabetes, was in home hospice care when Langsch was called to perform the religious ceremony, which offers absolution of sins before dying.It was then that Langsch allegedly applied holy water and lotion to the victim's chest, massaged her breast and asked, "Does that feel good?" according to the affidavit.  Continue reading...

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