Fr. Joseph Havey

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Ordained: 1971
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield IL

Accused of abuse of at least 5 boys in the 1970s-80s. Sued in 1993. They and others say he provided pornography, drugs and alcohol. Suit dismissed in 1995 on SOL and dismissal upheld by appeals court. Two other claims were pending at that time. Havey left the priesthood and married. At least some claims settled as part of 2004 $3M mass settlement. Laicized 2/17/06. On diocese’s list released 11/29/18.

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