Fr. Kenneth J. Martin

Ordained: 1989
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

Arrested 2001 for perpetrating child sex abuse while a lay teacher at Loyola Blakefield H.S. in the 1970s. Adjudicated in 12/01, no trial. Court ruled “probation before judgment.” On list of abusive priests released by Bishop Saltarelli 11/16/06. Also on list released by Baltimore Archdiocese in 9/02. “Formally barred” by Vatican in 9/08. Worked for entity owned by Chicago Archdiocese for several years after sentence. Wilmington paid cash payments until 11/09. Blocked release of personnel files 12/12. Pension reinstated by court in 12/12.


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