In the Australian state of Victoria sentenced 73-year-old is a former Catholic clergyman, who was found guilty of pedophilia. For decades the Minister of religion had committed abuse of a dozen children of both sexes.
The decision of the court Robert Patrick Claffy will spend behind bars for 18 years and four months, according to 9news.com.au. Right on parole he will receive over 13 years and four months.
Established in 1969, the Holy father has raped the seven-year Church member who came to Church for the first communion in her life. The rapist had threatened the girl that he would kill her mother if she told anyone about the incident.
In the future, the priest continued to rape boys and altar servers young parishioners until 1992. For example, in 1974, Klaffi raped a 13-year-old boy in his bedroom.
In one case, the victim of the priest was the younger brother of a deceased man, which, Klaffi have made a religious rite.
In 1977, another boy managed to fend off a pedophile priest with cricket bats.
One day the priest asked a group of young parishioners of both sexes stand in a circle and to strip. Then he raped a five year old boy.
The priest was convicted of 19 criminal episodes with the rape but the court of Klaffi did not show remorse, writes The Guardian.
One of the victims said that the angry politics of Church leadership, which was keen to hush up a scandal involving allegations of pedophilia. In the dioceses of Melbourne and Ballarat, learning about the crimes of Klaffi, limited to transfer the service to another parish.