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  •  Apparently the Argentine Church also has no (11+ / 0-)

    problem with convicted murders remaining Priests.

    On 9 October 2007 the court found him guilty of complicity in seven homicides, 42 kidnappings, and 32 instances of torture, and sentenced him to life imprisonment.[8][9]

    As of 1 February 2010 von Wernich is permitted to officiate as priest at Mass in prison.[10] On his conviction his superior, Bishop Martín Elizalde, apologised for von Wernich being "so far from the requirements of the mission commended to him", and said "at the appropriate time von Wernich's situation will have to be resolved in accordance with canonical law", but never again referred to the issue in public.[citation needed]

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