Fr. William E. Jones

Ordained: 1960
Status: Sued

Died: 05/10/2004
Diocese: Diocese of Allentown PA

Monsignor. Placed on leave in 2002 after an allegation that he had sexually abused a minor more than 20 years previously. A civil suit was filed in 1/04 alleging that Jones molested at least one youth on numerous occasions 1978-80. It also said that Jones and another priest performed oral sex on the plaintiff and several other boys during a trip. The suit was dismissed in 1/05 due to the statute of limitations. Jones died in 5/04 at age 70. He was also accused in a suit of using crude/sexual language toward a teenage girl.

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