U.S. priest accused of distributing child pornography in a nursing home

Harry Byrne

A former priest of the Catholic Church spread destkom pornography in a retirement home for priests in new York. Reported by the New York Post, citing prosecutors.

The computer 96-year-old Harry Byrne was discovered a lot of photos and videos of the girls aged 8 to 14 years who have sex with men or posing on camera.

According to the publication, Byrne showed videos to their friends the priests, when they came to his room.

The hearing scheduled for January 17, 2018. Byrne moving in a wheelchair was released on bail.

“Monsignor Byrne was dedicated 72 years of his life to charity and Church (…). It is difficult to imagine that at the age of 96 years he was really aware of what is on his computer,” — said the lawyer of the suspect.

In mid-September in the County court Keynes Buckinghamshire (South East England) was sentenced to two years probation 102-year-old Briton. Douglas Hammersley was found guilty on three counts of indecent assault against a child. His crimes he committed in the 70-ies of the last century. His sacrifice at that time was from five to eight years.