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A Shot at Faith: How a Catholic Priest Changed the Course of Kobe Bryant’s Life

currentsnews The 41-year-old turned to faith in dark times in his life. He was accused of rape in 2003. The charges were later dropped. In a 2015 interview with GQ Magazine, the lifelong Catholic …More
currentsnews The 41-year-old turned to faith in dark times in his life. He was accused of rape in 2003. The charges were later dropped. In a 2015 interview with GQ Magazine, the lifelong Catholic described his fear of being sent to prison for a crime he believed he had not committed. "The one thing that really helped me during that process -- I'm Catholic, I grew up Catholic, my kids are Catholic -- was talking to a priest," Kobe said. He then devoted his life to creating a better relationship with God and his family.