Fr. Leon C. Spalding

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Ordained: 1959
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

A woman filed suit in 4/03 alleging that she was molested as a minor by Spalding after confession in the early 1970s. Spalding denied the accusations. Reportedly Spalding retired in 3/03 after facing an unrelated accusation involving an adult woman. This information came from a letter that Archbishop Kelly read to Spalding’s parishioners in 3/03. Shown as retired in the 2009 Catholic Directory.

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