Fr. Gerard T. LaCerra

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Ordained: 1969
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Miami FL

Accused in a 2005 suit of touching, fondling and sexually abusing a youth in the early 1980s, after the youth told him he had been abused by numerous other priests in Miami and other locations. The suit settled in 2007. LaCerra was Chancellor of the Archdiocese during the time of the alleged abuse. He died in 7/00. He was also accused of destroying incriminating files regarding other priests and protecting Rev. Neil Doherty, a prolific abuser.

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