Fr. Norman L. Heil

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Ordained: 1963
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

In a lawsuit filed in 2004, a woman claimed sexual abuse by Heil in 1965 when she was age 16, which resulted in her becoming pregnant. She alleged in the lawsuit that Heil and a nun pressured her to give up the baby. Heil transferred to a Bismarck ND parish in around 1966, and left the priesthood around 1967. At some point he moved to CA. He died 7/31/88, at age 51. The lawsuit was dismissed on SOL by the OH Supreme Court in 1/08.


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