Skip to comments.Army Chaplain Sentenced For Sodomizing Troops
Posted on 11/02/2005 6:29:17 AM PST by Abathar
BAMBERG, Germany -- A U.S. Army chaplain has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of forcible sodomy against enlisted men.
Capt. Gregory Arflack, a 44-year-old Roman Catholic priest, apologized at his court-martial in Germany. He sobbed and said, "I've had a lot of time to pray and consider what I've done as a priest and an officer and I'm ashamed."
One of the victims, whom Arflack had been counseling about homesickness and family troubles, told the court, "I don't understand how a person of the cloth could do something like that."
He added, "I didn't believe God would allow something like that to happen."
Arflack confessed to plying three soldiers -- ages 18, 19 and 20 -- with alcohol and making unwanted advances. He forced oral sex on one soldier in the bathroom of a bar and on the other two at his home, where they had passed out on his sofa.
This conclusion required a lot of time to reach?
he's sorry now "because he was discoverd???"
Wow. This is difficult to believe.
Pope Benedict, please get non-chaste, predatory gays out of the priesthood!!!! I am so sick of these stories!!!!
This is so messed up.
I think the CIA has a need for a chaplains like this to service its secret prisons.
Clergy sexual perversions have done incredible damage to the church.
What a disgrace.
I was just about to post the same thing. In addition to being a sadistic pervert, the guy is apparently an idiot.
The name "Arflack" is somehow quite fitting...
The cleansing continues. As a Catholic I am glad that these predators continue to get caught and that this incidents are not swept under the rug.
Remember though, you will ONLY hear about ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIESTS sexually molesting/abusing children/people in this society. It is not unique to the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic Church just happens to be the MSM's favorite subject when it comes to this...it DOES happen in EVERY church...it just doesn't get reported...I hate the media's double-standards...
Do you suppose he punched their T.S.* cards.?
* Old Army joke.
I wonder what they thought he was getting them drunk for?
I'm sorry but the "every one else molests" argument won't fly. This freak got off light with only a 5 year sentence. Courts Martial are routinely covered in the press all the time, no exception should be made for this perverted sodomite because of the church he belongs to.
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