Fr. Gerard T. LaCerra
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.
- Sun-Sentinel 08.05.00
- Affidavit of Fr Hector Gonzalez Abreu 02.10.05
- Doe 20 v Archdiocese of Miami, et al Cause No 10-64439CA32 02.16.05
- Miami Herald 02.16.05
- Miami Herald 10.18.06
- Doe 20 v Archdiocese of Miami, Cause No 05-3433-CA-01 Docket 02.20.07
- New Times 04.17.08
- FL Attorney General’s Report 11.06.20
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