Archdiocese of Lou. places priest on administrative leave due to allegations

May 10, 2014

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Archdiocese of Louisville has placed Father Joseph Hemmerle on administrative leave for allegations of sexual abuse.

The archdiocese said someone came forward and said Father Hemmerle abused them as a child in the 1970's.

Father Hemmerle serves as pastor of Saint Francis and Holy Cross parishes in Marion County, Ky.


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