Paedophile Priest Arrested After He ‘Used Grindr To Meet Teenage Boys’

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An Italian priest has been arrested after he was allegedly caught meeting teenage boys through gay dating app Grindr.

According to Italian media reports, 44-year-old Priest Antoello Tropea was arrested after police reportedly found him in a car with a teenager in a secluded area.

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As reported by the Independent, the priest is said to have claimed to be a physical education teacher when he was approached by the cops.

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Tropea was also reportedly found with “suspicious items” in his bag.

Apparently, the priest’s behaviour was discovered after a two-month police investigation uncovered how he was using the dating app under the name ‘Nicola’.

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According to La Repubblica, an Italian bishop is alleged to have known about Tropea and actually advised him to avoid the police.


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