Pittsburgh accused of abuse, denies it

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The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports on a news conference called today by Pittsurgh Bishop David A. Zubik: Read more: Bishop Zubik denies charge leveled by former Quigley student

The paper reports on its website:

A former student at Quigley Catholic High School in Baden accused Pittsburgh Bishop David A. Zubik of trying to kiss him while Zubik was vice principal in the mid 1980s, a charge Zubik denied this morning.

"The fear of every priest is that someone, sometime, somewhere, somehow will level a false accusation against him. That nightmare has been realized for me," Zubik said.

Zubik met the accuser and his wife and turned the case over to the county district attorney's office, who found, "There is no basis of law or fact to substantiate the allegation."

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