**New Development** L.A. Archdiocese Says it Warned LAUSD Not to Hire Defrocked L.A. Catholic Priest | KCET
**New Development** L.A. Archdiocese Says it Warned LAUSD Not to Hire Defrocked L.A. Catholic Priest
BURBANK, CA -- February 4, 2013--KCET's award winning
hard-hitting award-winning nightly new program SoCal Connected reports
that the Los Angeles Archdiocese was made aware, in 2001, that
defrocked priest Joseph Pina had applied for a job with the Los Angeles Unified
School district after resigning in disgrace from the church in 1998. Recently
released church documents reveal Pina began having sexual relations with a 16
year-old girl while he was still an active clergyman. The documents detail his
admission that he became attracted to the young girl after seeing her dressed
as Snow White when she was in the eighth grade.
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