Fr. John E. Magel

Ordained: 1960
Status: Sued

Died: 04/15/2012
Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

Retired in 1995. Placed on leave in 6/02 when a man claimed in a lawsuit against the Archdiocese that Magel exposed himself to a group of boys by preparing a meal in the nude while on a camping trip. The same plaintiff also alleged abuse by a parochial school teacher. Magel was returned to active (retired) status in 3/03 when Archbishop Kelly determined there was no evidence that he had abused children. Magel died 4/15/12.

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