I'm only saying this because every time someone else gets arrested for this
same thing, it's said about them. But I hope they throw the book at him.
Someone supposedly living his religion should have known better, and that age
gap isn't even something you could write off as a supposed
"relationship". Here's hoping the victim can recover. Tragic.
The boy's family claims it's not rape and the issue is between him and
his bishop. That implies that there was a consensual sexual relationship.
Someone should tell this family that, in the eyes of the law, a 14-year-old
cannot consent. Therefore, any sexual relationship with a person of that age is
automatically child rape.
Fortunately for you all your judgement will occur after the facts are known and