Defense Rests in Case of Alleged Abuse by Priest The defense has rested in the trial of Paul Shanley, the defrocked Boston priest accused of child rape and indecent assault and battery. His fate is now in the hands of the jury, which has already begun deliberations. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.
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Defense Rests in Case of Alleged Abuse by Priest

The defense has rested in the trial of Paul Shanley, the defrocked Boston priest accused of child rape and indecent assault and battery. His fate is now in the hands of the jury, which has already begun deliberations. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.