St. Louis Archbishop Carlson to testify in priest sexual abuse case
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – For the first time ever, the head of the St. Louis Archdiocese is set to testify under oath.
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson will answer questions in a deposition on Thursday. It’s related to a criminal case involving a priest.
Father Joseph Jiang is charged with four counts of sexual abuse against a girl in Lincoln County. He’s also charged with witness tampering.
Father Jiang allegedly offered $20,000 in what prosecutors call “hush money’ to the victim’s family.