Altar servers' leaders in S'pore parish quit over handling of alleged inappropriate behaviour

The resignations make up a third of the 30 or so active members of the society. PHOTO: UNSPLASH
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SINGAPORE - The Catholic Church here has confirmed that it investigated allegations of inappropriate behaviour between a former altar server and several younger altar servers who were aged between 11 and 16.

While the findings of the investigation were inconclusive, the altar server facing the allegations resigned from his role last year, and is now receiving professional counselling on the premises of the parish, a spokesman for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore told The Straits Times.

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