(ANSA) – Florence, August 22 – An Italian priest has been
placed under investigation after a 19-year-old girl reported him
for alleged sexual violence at Firenzuola near Florence, local
media reported Thursday.
Father Emanuele Dondoli, 58, a priest since 1988 and a parish
priest since 1992, is accused of sexually abusing the girl who
has a personality disorder and is convinced she is possessed by
the Devil, La Nazione and La Repubblica newspapers said.
Dondoli allegedly gave her “blessings to solve the malaise”
by abusing her in the sacristy with a “blessed” ointment, the
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