Fr. John Rice

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Ordained: 2003
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston WV

West Virginia Catholic High School principal John Golebiewski reportedly filed three misconduct reports with allegations that Rice inappropriately touched students over a year, beginning in 2018. The principal was fired and, in 9/20, sued the diocese, claiming he was let go for reporting Rice and for firing a football coach. The diocese stated that the allegations against Rice were investigated and deemed by the Review Board to be not credible.

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