Fr. Francis S. Feret

Ordained: 1962
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

One of 21 priests placed on administrative leave by the Philadelphia archdiocese 3/7/11 pending an investigation for credible allegations involving sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors. One man reported in 2006 that Feret abused him at age 9 in the early 1970s. Last assignment was at St. Adalbert Church in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond section. Archdiocese announced 5/4/12 that allegations were substantiated and Feret would be permanently removed from active ministry. Suit filed 9/18/12.

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