Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011 6:17 am
Updated: 7:21 am, Thu Apr 21, 2011.
A judge has ordered the Stockton Diocese to proceed to trial in
a lawsuit alleging that a popular Lockeford priest committed sexual
abuse in the 1980s.
The lawsuit, filed by a 36-year-old man, says diocese officials
should have known that Father Michael Kelly of St. Joachim’s
Catholic Church posed a threat. Kelly also is named in the lawsuit,
which was filed in 2008 and reported in the News-Sentinel at that
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Thursday, April 21, 2011 6:17 am.
Updated: 7:21 am.