Fr. Francis Xavier Markey

Ordained: 1952
Status: Charged

Diocese: Diocese of New Ulm MN

From Ireland. Arrested 11/09 at age 81 in South Bend IN on warrant from Ireland. Charges relate to abuse of a 15-year-old boy in Ireland in 1968. Suspended at least three times and in treatment four times, including Paracletes in NM in 1981. Worked with the Paracletes for some time before being sent to work in New Ulm. Extradited to Ireland in 2010. Died in 9/12 while awaiting trial. Named in civil suits against the New Ulm Diocese and Paracletes in 1/11, 12/13 and 2/14 (includes siocese’s counter-suit against Irish diocese in 3/14.) Name included on New Ulm list released by Attorney Jeff Anderson 08/04/14. Names came from deposition of Rev. Francis Garvey, a former top New Ulm Diocese official, taken in 1/14.

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