(Reprint, Originally posted here Sept. 30, 2013. Today the priest will be sentenced.)
By Kay Ebeling
|Falsely Accused of Falsely Accusing|
In keeping with the media’s coverage of last month’s trial, we are not publishing the victim's name, instead referring to him here only as GH, as in “Got Him.”
MORE ON THAT HEARING
“The kid made the whole thing up,” David Pierre writes quoting one of the priest’s defense attorneys.
No he has no plan to apologize or rescind Chapter Five of his book.
Subject: Father Bob Poandl
And GH and his brother are heroes.
It's like listening to your Tea Party uncle insist Obama Care is Socialism. You can't get through to them, their minds are made up, they would rather believe what they want to believe, will grasp at any thread that says a priest is innocent rather than admit six thousand priests raped kids in the USA alone in recent history. They want the survivors to be making it up rather than believe what is real and right in front of them.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago is set to be sentenced.
Federal jurors found Robert Poandl (POHN'-duhl) guilty in September of transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the intent of engaging him in sex. Poandl could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison Wednesday in Cincinnati.