Fr. Lawrence F. Stebler

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Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Died 1997. Report to the diocese at some point that Stebler sexually abused an 8- to 9-year-old boy over two to three years in the 1960s, when Stelber was assigned to St. Hilary in Washington, PA. He said the priest was a close family friend who would often visit his home; the abuse allegedly happened under the guise of Stebler tucking the boy into bed at night.

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