Former priest, teacher convicted in sex-abuse case

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former parochial school teacher Bernard Shero were convicted in the abuse of the same altar boy at St. Jerome’s parish in Holme Circle in the late 1990s.

A jury in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court has returned multiple guilty verdicts against a Roman Catholic priest and a former school teacher in connection with the abuse of an altar boy at St. Jerome’s parish in the late 1990s.

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