Thursday 23 November 2017

Olenka Frenkiel : Priest abuser left trail of destruction and suicides

Olenka Frenkiel

ALL the children in Ayrfield knew the fun-loving, smiling Fr Bill Carney. Not just through school. And not just his altar boys. He also ran the Boy Scouts and loved to take kids swimming.

His door was always open. There was always Coke in the fridge and in the 1980s he had the very latest thing to lure his prey -- a video player.

Grown-ups disapproved of his swearing and crazy driving, but the church was still so trusted, no-one suspected the truth.

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