Fr. Michael J. Spillane

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Ordained: 1968
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

A person came forward in 1991 to allege abuse by Spillane. Spillane acknowledged the abuse and admitted to molesting at least six youths 1975 -86. Church may have settled with this person. Privileges removed in 1991. In 2002 Spillane was director of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions which advised the USCCB. He had been employed for 16 years by the Commission. Another allegation was made in 2002 of child sexual abuse in the late 1960s.


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