Polish Court Rules That a Priest’s Son Inherits His Wealth


A Polish court has ruled that a 6-year-old boy is the only heir of a prominent priest, who was his father.

The case of the estate of Monsignor Waldemar Irek has riveted this predominantly Catholic nation ever since the 54-year-old priest’s death in 2012, from the revelation of the priest’s affair to the mother’s struggle to claim inheritance for son, capped by the exhumation of the priest’s body for the DNA matching which clinched her case.

Irek was the rector of the Papal Faculty of Theology in the southwestern city of Wroclaw. Because of the efforts of the boy’s mother, Wieslawa Dargiewicz, church authorities renounced any claim to Irek’s property.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/01/27/world/europe/ap-eu-poland-priests-heir.html?_r=0



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