23 May 2016

Resignations in Guam over sex abuse allegations

7:08 am on 23 May 2016

Two senior members of Guam's Catholic Church have resigned from the archdiocese review board amid sexual abuse allegations against an Archbishop.

Roy Quintanilla claims he was abused by Archbishop Apuron in Guam over 40 years ago

Roy Quintanilla says he was abused by Archbishop Apuron in Guam over 40 years ago Photo: Pacific Daily News

The Pacific Daily News reported the members resigned citing a conflict of interest as the board is likely to be called upon to review allegations against Archbishop Anthony Apuron.

52-year-old Roy Quintanilla alleges he was abused by Bishop Apuron when he was an altar boy more than 40 years ago, and says he knows of other victims.

Bishop Apuron has rejected the accusations.

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