Youth Apostle Priest on Administrative Leave

The Catholic Diocese of Fall River, Mass., published a statement regarding Father David Sharland, a Youth Apostle priest who has ministered in the Diocese of Arlington. The statement can be found at  

Father Sharland served as a priest in the Diocese of Arlington in 2002, as chaplain at Marymount University from 2007-2013 and has since served as Chaplain at Virginia Tech, which is in the Diocese of Richmond.  

The Diocese encourages anyone who knows of any misconduct or abuse on the part of any cleric or employee of the Diocese to notify civil authorities, as well as to reach out to the diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator at (703) 841-2530.