Fr. David F. Reilly

Ordained: 1975
Status: Cleared

Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Placed on administrative leave in 8/06 after a man alleged that Reilly had improper contact with him in the 1970s when he was age 13 or 14. Reilly admitted contact but says it was not what it was alleged to be. On 02/21/14 the archdiocese announced that a three-priest Tribunal had cleared Reilly of the charges (confirmed by the Vatican) and restored him to active ministry. Status changed to retired.

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