Archdiocese of Lou. places priest on administrative leave due to allegations
May 10, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Archdiocese of Louisville has placed Father Joseph Hemmerle on administrative leave for allegations of sexual abuse.
The archdiocese said someone came forward and said Father Hemmerle abused them as a child in the 1970's.
Father Hemmerle serves as pastor of Saint Francis and Holy Cross parishes in Marion County, Ky.