Fr. Harry R. Morgan

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Ordained: 1953
Status: Convicted

Died: 11/18/1995
Diocese: Diocese of Phoenix AZ

Ordained for the Gallup diocese. Became a priest of the Phoenix diocese when it was created in 1969. Arrested 2/17/75 on charges he abused a 9-year-old boy at Church of the Ascension in Fountain Hills AZ. The boy told Morgan that his boy scout leader, Don Davis, sexually abused him; Morgan told the boy to show him what happened. Morgan pled no contest 8/75. Sentenced to 10 years probation 10/75. He was returned reassigned to a parish in Dayton OH, in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Died in 1995. Newly named on Phoenix diocese’s list released 10/15/12. Added to Gallup diocese’s list 12/10/18.


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