Fr. Leonard Paul Kmak

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Died: 07/16/2002
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Left the priesthood to marry in 8/1968. Laicized in 1/1969. Died in 7/2002. Accused of having abused in 1960-1963. Allegations first public when a claim was included in a 10/2005 settlement by the Archdiocese involving 24 plaintiffs and 14 priests. Archdiocese also settled at least one claim in 5/2007 $6.65M settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General’s Report.

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