Fathers Glendinning and Russell.
Peterborough--On March 18 the Peterborough Examiner reported that Fr. William Russell of Toronto was arrested on March 14 and charged with indecent assault and gross indecency against a teenage boy in 1974. He appeared in Peterborough Court on March 28.
Father Russell taught a mandatory Catholic religion course to incoming Catholic teachers at the Ontario Institute for the Study of Education, University of Toronto, for a number of years. He was featured in our article critical of Catholic Teachers' education in Toronto, entitled "Stones for bread," Jan/Feb 1998, pp 13-17. His current position is director of Catholic education for the Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association.
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|Title Annotation:||Catholic priests sued for indecent acts committed against teenagers|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||May 1, 2000|
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