Chris Naples with Rev. Terence McAlinden on vacation. Last year, Naples won a $3 million judgment against the Rev. Terence McAlinden in Delaware for years of sexual abuse there and in NJ and other states. He won't see a penny, probably, because McAlinden is near broke. Now he's filed suit in NJ. Photo by Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger
(RNS) A lawyer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton told justices that the Rev. Terence McAlinden was not "on duty" -- or serving in his capacity as a priest -- when he allegedly molested Chris Naples on trips to Delaware.