Wisconsin Pastoral Minister Guilty Of Child Sex Charges

Madison’s CBS affiliate reports:

A Diocese of Madison pastoral associate in the DeForest parish who is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a teenager pleaded guilty to child enticement Monday, online court records show. Rajnal Rehmat, 31, was charged with one count of child enticement and one count of sexual assault of a child by a person who works with children. Rehmat was accused of sending a teenage parishioner suggestive messages and asking her for explicit photos. A criminal complaint alleged that he met the teen at a park where groping and other inappropriate sexual contact occurred.

Read the full article. Sentencing is April 5th.

A pastoral associate is a professional minister who shares with the pastor, the parish life director or on-site pastoral team in the overall care of the parish.”