Court dismisses Opus Dei charges

A FRENCH court has acquitted two Opus Dei members and an association closely linked to the conservative Catholic group of charges that they forced a disciple to work.

A spokeswoman for Opus Dei welcomed the decision.

A lawyer for Catherine Tissier, who says she worked for more than a decade for little or no pay as a “numerary assistant” at a hotel school linked to Opus Dei, said she would appeal.