Italian priest fined for exposing himself to two girls

A priest in the northern Italian city of Savona has been hit with a €7,500 fine after exposing himself on a street to two young girls, allegedly while drunk.

Father Giuseppe Canavese, aged 50, was wearing civilian clothes when he pulled down his trousers on a busy street in the seaport city and flashed at two young girls, La Repubblica reported.

Local newspaper, Savona News, said that he was drunk at the time of the incident, and allegedly told police he “needed to urinate”.

Source and full story: The Local (Italy), 23 Jan 2014

Tom Sullivan