More Victims Accuse Local Priest of Sexual Abuse

September 15, 2009

(WHAS11) - The Louisville archdiocese told WHAS11 that they are investigating more claims of abuse against a priest placed on leave in July.

Father James Schook

61-year-old Father James Schook was serving as the pastor at Saint Ignatius Martyr Parish on Rangeland Road before being put on leave.

A man now in his 40's claims he was sexually abused by Schook as a teenager.

The Louisville archdiocese says since Schook was removed, four more people have reported sexual misconduct.

The archdiocese is continuing to investigate.


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