Groping Case Dropped Against Priest Who Was Sent Back to Mexico Over Incident at Fort Worth Park

A judge in early June dismissed charges against a Fort Worth priest accused of groping a man after prosecutors asked that the case be dismissed, records show. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss charges against Father Genaro Mayorga Reyes on June 4. A judge signed the dismissal the same day.In September, a man accused Reyes of grabbing his genitals in a park across the street from All Saints Catholic Church, where he was a priest. Reyes denied the claim, but he was recalled to Mexico in November.Prosecutors did not make clear in their request why they wanted the charges dropped, the Star-Telegram reported. A diocese spokesman told the newspaper that Reyes would not return to Fort Worth because he had violated the diocese's code of conduct.  Continue reading...

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