Fr. Edward T. Hartel
Diocese: Archdiocese of Washington DC and MD
Accusation to archdiocese in 1995 that Hartel sexually abused an altar boy on one occasion sometime between 1975 and 1978. Admitted to the abuse. Arrested. Three other priests were accused of abuse of the same youth. Hartel was acquitted on another allegation because of identification problems. Diocese said he would not be reassigned. At least one claim included in $1.3M settlement with the archdiocese in 12/06. On archdiocese’s list 10/15/18. Died in 2013. On archdiocese’s list 10/15/18.
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