According to the prosecution there is not enough evidence to determine that Bernardo Álvarez has committed the crime
The Prosecutor's Office of the Provincial Court of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has filed the investigation proceedings against the Bishop of Tenerife, Bernardo Álvarez, for the commission of an alleged hate crime when he declared in a Canarian Television program that homosexuality was a "
mortal sin« and equated it to alcoholism.
This was announced this Tuesday by Cadena SER, which adds that the prosecutor's office initiated investigation proceedings ex officio, collecting various pieces of evidence at this time to finally file the complaint due to
not enough evidence to determine that the highest leader of the Church in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife committed a hate crime.