Fr. Joseph H. Stoltz

Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

Sent for evaluation and treatment and placed on a restricted ministry in 1991 after allegations of abuse of a boy in the 1970s. Archdiocese paid this accuser $200K in 1992, reportedly to “silence” him. Stoltz was placed on leave in 6/02. Sued in 9/02 by another man who accused him of abuse 1975-77. Permanently removed from ministry in 10/02. Resigned from the priesthood. Laicization announced in 8/04.

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