• Retired Pittsburgh priest found guilty of multiple charges in child sex abuse case


    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh priest accused of sexual abuse was found guilty of multiple charges in the case.

    Rev. Hugh Lang, 88, had been accused of sexually abusing a minor in 2001 while serving as pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux in Munhall. 

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    More than a year after the Diocese of Pittsburgh received the allegation, Lang was found guilty of indecent assault, indecent exposure and corruption of a minor – which are all misdemeanors -- on Friday.

    Lang was also found guilty of unlawful contact with a minor, which is a felony offense.

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    However, Lang was found not guilty of the other felony charges in the case. His sentencing is set for Feb. 6, 2020.

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