STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (KDKA/AP) – An Ohio Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of 16 priests and one seminarian who it says have been credibly accused or have admitted to sexually abusing minors.READ MORE: Owl-O-Ween Returns To National Aviary
The Diocese of Steubenville said Wednesday most of the accusations are decades old. A spokesman said last month it would release names dating back to its formation in 1944.
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The release comes a day after a priest who ministered at two diocesan parishes appeared in court on sexual battery charges for a relationship with an underage girl. Charges were filed after the Rev. Henry Christopher Foxhoven told Bishop Jeffrey Montforton about the relationship Saturday.5-Month-Old Girl In Pittsburgh Receives Narcan After Falling Unconscious
Montforton vowed in a statement to do everything possible to protect children.
Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania grand jury report was released, which cited 301 priests, clergy and lay teachers with credible allegations against them. There are 99 in the Diocese of Pittsburgh alone.
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Twenty priests in the Diocese of Greensburg were also in the report.MORE NEWS: PRC Holding Household Chemical Collection At Brady’s Run Park Recycling Center
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