29 Nov 2011

Two Catholic priests stood down in Samoa

2:31 pm on 29 November 2011

Two Catholic priests in Samoa have reportedly been stood down for alleged misconduct.

Le Weekender newspaper says one priest has been removed amid allegations he had had a sexual relationship with a young woman parishioner - claims the priest has vehemently denied.

The newspaper says a nother priest has been relieved of his duties for disobeying church orders that he end a business arrangement with a woman of the parish.