Fr. John R. Meredith

Ordained: 1980
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Owensboro KY

Meredith was originally placed on medical leave in early 12/13 before being removed later in the month for credible accusations of inappropriate conduct with a minor. Police decided 1/16/14 that alleged conduct was not a criminal offense. Also, the minor was now an adult and did not want to be interviewed by the police so case closed. Incident may have involved a violation of church policy. Will remain a priest but still on leave. Included in 4/12/19 Owensboro diocesan list of priests with substantiated allegations: ‘one allegation deemed substantiated by the Diocesan Review Board.’

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