Pewaukee priest accused of inappropriately touching teenage girl during confession

A Waukesha County priest is accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl in a confessional at church.

Father Chuck Hanel, the long-time pastor of Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Pewaukee is charged with second-degree sexual assault of a child.

The teenage girl was an altar server and reader at the church. According to the criminal complaint, she claims Father Hanel “touched her breast over her clothes, then rested his hand on her leg near her privates” while she was face to face with him inside a confessional. She said her parents were inside the church when it happened last December.
continue to WTMJ

This article is from last week btw and the incident originally happened in April

For the record, face to face confessions should be outlawed for this exact reason. 

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