Fr. James M. Coyle

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Ordained: 1983
Status: Accused

Died: 06/11/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Orlando FL

Accused in 1996 of sexual molestations over five years in the 1980s at St. Peter’s in DeLand, and of plying boys with marijuana and alcohol. Suspended and sent for treatment. News not released to the public by the Diocese until 2/1997. Bishop Dorsey promised in 1997 that Coyle would never be returned to diocesan duties. Died 6/11/2007. Included on the diocese’s 10/6/2021 list of credibly accused.

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