FOX 11 Investigates: Pedophile priest sentenced and defrocked, but still working with kids

- A former Roman Catholic priest was convicted and sent to prison for molesting children during a period lasting many years.

In the first part of our investigation, Gina Silva reports that the priest is not only out of prison -- but back in church pretending to still be a man of the cloth.

Part 2 of our investigation takes a look at how and why that man is duping parishioners.

Watch parts one and two in the video player above.

Statement from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles: 

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is committed to providing pastoral care and support to all Catholics and other people of faith in our five pastoral regions covering Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. If anyone in the Archdiocese has any questions regarding a persons’ eligibility to minister as a Roman Catholic priest, please call the Archdiocese Catholic Center, at (213) 637-7000 or visit http://www.la-archdiocese.org/org/clergy.

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