Fr. Philip J. Coury

Order: CM
Ordained: 1971
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph MO

Worked in TX, MO, IL, CO. Diocese of KC-St. Joseph announced 4/6/17 it had received a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor by Coury while he was on staff at St. John Minor Seminary 1975-78. Order restricted Coury’s public ministry prior to notifying the diocese. Included on diocese list 9/5/19. Permanently removed from ministry. On the Vincentians list in 2020., which notes abuse in the 1980s reported in 2010, and that he was removed from ministry and living under supervision.


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