Sunday, February 27, 2011

Priest steps aside
Elm Grove Priest Steps Aside Amid Allegations
By Michele Fiore
ELM GROVE -- Sexual abuse allegations have surfaced against a priest.

Reverend Laurin Wenig is voluntarily stepping aside from his duties at St. Mary's Visitation Parish, while the Milwaukee Archdiocese investigates a claim, dating back abut 35 years.

Wenig is denying the allegations. According to a letter distributed at mass Saturday, the case is being referred to the authorities for initial investigation.

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