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Ex-Priest Gets 12 to 15 Years in Child Sex Abuse Case

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Ex-Priest Gets 12 to 15 Years in Child Sex Abuse Case

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Ex-Priest Gets 12 to 15 Years in Child Sex Abuse Case

Ex-Priest Gets 12 to 15 Years in Child Sex Abuse Case

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Former Catholic priest Paul Shanley is sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison for the rape and assault of a child two decades ago. Shanley also faces 10 years of probation. The case was at the center of the Boston archdiocese clergy abuse scandal.