Minnesota priest charged

A Minnesota priest was charged Thursday with having sex with a woman who was taking a course to become a convert.

Christopher Thomas Wenthe, 46, of Delano, was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Ramsey County attorney’s office said in a statement, NECN reports.

The complaint alleged Wenthe had repeated sexual conduct with the woman from 2003 to 2005 while he was a priest at Nativity Catholic Church in St. Paul.


Minn. priest accused of abusing woman he counseled (NECN)