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You're not a priest...you're no more than a common thug.

Former North Country priest sentenced to 20-25 years for child rape

A former priest convicted of raping two altar boys from the Glens Falls area has been sentenced to 20 to 25 years in state prison in Massachusetts.

Gary Mercure was traveling in that state with two boys from his North Country parish when he raped and assaulted them.

The attacks happened in the 1980s. Other children who were once under Mercure's care have since come forward to say that they were also molested.  Go to full article
A jury found Gary Mercure guilty Thursday after deliberating for about two hours.

Former North Country priest convicted of raping altar boys

A former North Country priest has been convicted of raping two Queensbury-area altar boys in the mid-1980s.

A jury in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, reached the verdict yesterday after deliberating for two hours. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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