Feb 11, 2018 – Nigerian Catholic Priest Rev Father , Deacon Justus EzinWanne Igbo Excommunicated From Church In Queensland Australia For Breaking Seal Of Confession
A Catholic priest in charge of Stella Maris Parish in Maroochydore area of Queensland Australia who was first accused of breaching confession secrecy rules back in 2016 has been ex-communicated from the catholic church.
Rev. Father Ezinwanne Igbo has been handed automatic excommunication for allegedly leaking confessions of church members after several complainants came forward in 2016.
However, his lawyer said Rev. Father Igbo defended himself after 12 people came forward accusing him of breaching confession secrecy.
Terry Boyce said his client is planning to appeal the decision after he was found guilty by the church.
Here is a press Statement Archbishop Mark Coleridge released to confirm the ex-communication of Rev. Ezinwanne Igbo.