c Hong y New Zealand

c giai oan

 

c Hong y New Zealand c giai oan.

G. Tran c Anh, O.P.

Wellington (RVA News 07-06-2024) - c Hong y John Dew, nguyen Tong giam muc Giao phan Wellington, thu o New Zealand, a c giai oan: sau cuoc ieu tra, ca Toa Thanh lan nha chc trach t phap a phng eu xac nhan c Hong y khong he pham toi lam dung tnh duc tre em cach ay nam thap nien.

c Hong y John Dew nam nay 76 tuoi (1948), thu phong linh muc nam 1976, va c bo nhiem lam Giam muc phu ta Tong giao phan Wellington nam 1995, khi c 45 tuoi, trc khi tr thanh Tong giam muc Pho, va mot nam sau tr thanh Tong giam muc chnh toa, vao nam 2005. Tiep o, ngai c c Thanh cha Phanxico bo nhiem lam Hong y. Ngai tng lam Chu tch Hoi ong Giam muc New Zealand, kiem Chu tch Lien Hoi ong Giam muc Chau ai Dng. Hoi thang Nam nam ngoai, c Hong y a c c Thanh cha nhan n t nhiem Tong giam muc.

Hom mung 05 thang Sau nam 2024, c cha Paul Martin, ng kim Tong giam muc Giao phan Wellington, cho biet Toa Thanh a ieu tra ve vu to cao c Hong y a lam dung tnh duc tre em, khi con la linh muc tuyen uy vien co nhi thanh Giuse Upper Hutt, cach Wellington hn 35 cay so, hoi thap nien 1970. Ngay khi biet co cuoc ieu tra nay cua canh sat, c Hong y a rut lui khoi i song cong cong.

c Tong giam muc Martin noi rang sau cuoc ieu tra dai, hoi thang Ba nam 2024, canh sat khong thay co yeu to nao e truy to c Hong y. Trong khi o, Toa Thanh duyet lai cuoc ieu tra va thay khong thay can tien hanh cuoc ieu tra nao, va c Hong y co the m lai cac hoat ong cong cong trong Giao hoi.

c Hong y John Dew luon phu nhan nhng li cao buoc va khang nh mnh vo toi. Ngai nhac lai khau hieu giam muc, la "An bnh qua s thanh liem" (Peace through integrity).

Ve phan c Tong giam muc Paul Martin, ngai noi: "ay la mot kinh nghiem kho khan va au buon cho tat ca nhng ngi lien quan. Giao hoi tiep tuc co trach nhiem nang tat ca nhng ngi can d va tiep tuc lam nh vay. ieu nay bao gom ca nhng ngi khieu nai ma Giao hoi tiep tuc nang ".

(CNA 5-6-2024)

 


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