- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former Louisville Catholic priest facing federal child porn charges will be released from jail.

Stephen Pohl was arrested in Florida last month for accessing child porn on computers at his church.

Pohl appeared in federal court Wednesday, and Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin agreed to release him on a $25,000 unsecured bond.

Louisville Archdiocese officials say the FBI found child pornography on his computer and photos of students from St. Margaret Mary parish, where he was pastor. Pohl has since resigned.

Pohl smiled briefly at family members as he entered the courtroom Wednesday. The 57-year-old will live with his mother while awaiting trial and cannot have computers in the home. He will also wear monitoring equipment.



Pohl is set to be released from the Grayson County Jail on Thursday.

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