Navy Priest Faces Sexual Misconduct Charges

A Navy priest who tested HIV positive stands accused of sodomy, aggravated assault, indecent assault, fraternization and conduct unbecoming a military officer. His court martial will be held at Marine Corps Base, Quanitco, Va. Lt. Cmdr. John Thomas Matthew Lee, 42, was ordained a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Washington DC in 1993. He was on loan to the Archdiocese for the Military Services. More than 25 priests from the Archdiocese for the Military Services have been accused of sexual abuse in the last 30 years.