Fr. Arthur A. Sego

Ordained: 1946
Status: Sued

Died: 09/7/1998
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette IN

Per a 1995 civil suit, Sego abused a girl when she was in elementary school 27 years prior. Suit dismissed on SOL. Admitted exposing himself to one young girl and having another undress and dance for him. Removed from ministry in 1994. Lived under restrictions in a priest retirement home near St. Louis until his death 9/7/98. Abuse allegations involve young girls, teenagers, and pregnant girls. Lived and traveled with Bishop Higi for many years. On diocese’s list 9/28/18.

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