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Ex-Priest Convicted of Child Abuse in Maine



    Ex-Priest Convicted of Child Abuse in Maine
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    A former Greek Orthodox priest charged with sexual abuse of a child has been convicted on all four counts in Maine.

    A judge delivered the verdict Tuesday against 52-year-old Adam Metropoulos. Sentencing will be in a couple of weeks. Metropoulos had already pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.

    The trial began Monday with testimony from a former altar boy at St. George Greek Orthodox Church who said he had been sexually assaulted by Metropoulos when slept at the priest's home as a teenager. The man, now 23, says he often pretended to be asleep during the assaults.

    Metropoulos has been unable to make bail since his arrest in September. 

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