A Priest identified as Father Jean Claude Jean-Phillippe of Heart Catholic Church in Florida has been jailed for drugging and raping a female church member.
According to Miami MHerald, Father Jean Claude Jean-Philippe, the parochial vicar at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Homestead, was charged with sexual battery of an incapacitated victim. He remained jailed Saturday at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.
The arrest report on Jean-Philippe, 64, was not immediately available
Herald also reported that a source with knowledge of the case said the victim is a parishioner in Sacred Heart Church who would often bring Jean-Philippe food. She told investigators he gave her a drink that caused her to pass out, and she woke up naked in a bed next to him. Police were not notified until she confided in another clergy person. Herald reported.