Fr. Archie H. Adams

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Madison WI

First named publicly in a news article in 2/03 as one of four priests against whom documented and substantial allegations of serious abuse had been made. Adams was granted a medical leave and retired status in 1994. The 2002 Catholic Directory continues to list him as on sick leave. By 8/05 he was “no longer in the priesthood” and the diocese did not keep track of him. Included in 7/20 on the diocese’s list of credibly accused, which notes that Adams died in 2008.

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