Abuse survivor accused of stalking the priest he set out to 'forgive'

A man who documented a trip to Italy where he confronted the priest who abused him as a child faces a trial for trespassing, writes Catherine Deveney

A British man who travelled to Verona in an attempt to forgive the Catholic missionary who sexually abused him at Mirfield seminary in Yorkshire almost 50 years ago, is being prosecuted in the Italian courts on three counts of 'trespassing, stalking and interference in private life'. (Photo by Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Catherine Deveney

A British man who travelled to Verona in an attempt to forgive the Catholic missionary who sexually abused him at Mirfield seminary in Yorkshire almost 50 years ago, is being prosecuted in the Italian courts on three counts of "trespassing, stalking and interference in private life".