Fr. Albert T. Kostelnick

Ordained: 1954
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Accused of fondling at least 18 girls over a 32-year period. Reported in 1987, 1988 and 1992. Kept in ministry until 2002. His ministry was permanently restricted and he accepted a supervised life. Died 3/30/09. Testimony in 3/12 trial of Msgr. Lynn. One woman, molested as a teen when she served meals in the rectory, testified she wrote directly to Lynn, a childhood acquaintance, in 12/01. Kostelnick denied abuse. Sent for evaluation.

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