Fr. James Urbanic
Removed in 7/11 after recent allegations of sexual improprieties with two minors in the 1970s, while assigned to St. Francis Xavier Church in St. Joseph. Review board found allegations credible. He admitted to order that early in his priesthood he acted inappropriately. Previously served as provincial for the Society. Named by one plaintiff in a civil suit filed 2/8/12. Plaintiff said abuse occurred in mid-1970s at Bishop LeBlond High School. Suit settled 12/13 for $130K. On diocese’s list 9/5/19, noting multiple substantiated allegations. Permanently removed from ministry.
- BA.org Assignment Record
- Kansas City Star 07.05.11
- St Joseph News-Press 07.06.11
- The Missourinet 07.06.11
- The DigitalBurg 07.13.11
- Kansas City Star 02.08.12
- News Press 02.09.12
- SNAP Press Press 12.04.13
- Kansas City Star 12.22.13
- Kansas City Pusiness Journal 12.23.13
- St Louis Post Dispatch (AP) 12.23.13
- Diocese of Kansas City St Joseph List 09.05.19
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