Fr. Alvin T. Downey

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Order: OSB
Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

A woman filed suit in 2003 alleging that Downey and two other priests sexually abused her son in 1980-81 when he was 16. She alleged that the knowledge put her in counseling and her son in the hospital. Court ordered that the woman’s suit against the two other priests be dismissed. Her son filed a separate suit in 2/04 against the same defendants. Both settled in 2/05.


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