Fr. William Harbert

Ordained: 1962
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Peoria IL

Harbert admitted abusing a 14-year-old in 1982. Also accused of abusing three siblings. He was a t nursing home chaplain when charges surfaced. Resigned from public ministry in 1993 after admitting he abused another youth. Suit filed in 2/04. Plaintiff claimed diocese knew of abuse in the 1970s. Settled in 2005. Another suit filed in 1/07. Harbert died in 4/24/03. On diocese’s list in 12/18.


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