Fr. Gregory G. Ingels

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Ordained: 1974
Status: Charged

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Francisco CA

Widely known church legal scholar and former Vicar of Priests for the SF Archdiocese. Accused in 1996 of having oral sex with a 15-year-old boy. Archbishop Levada allowed Ingels to remain in public ministry and flourish for years as a force in church legal matters. Ingels continued as a church official even after a second charge by a woman. Placed on leave in 2002. Criminally charged in 5/03; charges dropped in 7/03 due to U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Included in 6/05 settlement.

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