Fr. Francis A. Pettit

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Ordained: 1937
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Denver CO

In 1989 a priest of the Denver archdiocese received a report from someone who said they witnessed Pettit sexually abuse a girl in about 1963. His alleged victim was a student at the St. Therese parish grade school. She was deceased by the time abuse was again reported to the archdiocese in 2019. Pettit died in 1987.

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