Last week, Catholic priest Martin McVeigh inadvertently shared a collection of "16 indecent images of men" with a group of parents. Naturally, the priest claims he has no knowledge of the "offending imagery." Worth noting is that this occurred just a few days before (ahem) Palm Sunday. From the Huffington Post:
A Northern Irish priest has sparked a local uproar after accidentally displaying a series of pornographic gay images to a group of parents during at a primary school meeting.
As the BBC is reporting, Father Martin McVeigh projected 16 "indecent images of men" onto a screen as part of a Powerpoint presentation during a March 26 meeting for parents in preparation for First Holy Communion for their children at St. Mary's School in Pomeroy. One eight-year-old child is also reported to have been present during the meeting, according to The Ulster Herald.
"He was visibly shaken and flustered," one parent who was present during the meeting told the BBC. "He gave no explanation or apology to the group and bolted out of the room. The co-ordinator and the teachers then continued with the presentation." The parent also noted that those who saw the pictures "were horrified and distracted."
"Martin McVeigh, Northern Irish Priest, Accidentally Displayed Gay Porn During First Communion Meeting"
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