Catholic Priest

Edward A. Igle

Ordained: 1974

Accused in 1994 lawsuit of sexual assault and rape over three-year period in 1970s of 14-17 yr-old boy. Igle remained in ministry until permanently removed 2000. His accuser received a $7,000 settlement. Igle says he left priesthood in May 2000 on voluntary leave of absence; diocese said it was due to abuse. A second man accused Igle of sexually abusing him in the 1970s and received a settlement in the early 2000s. Diocese deemed all allegations credible. Igle denied them. In July 2015 he remains a licensed marriage and family therapist in NJ.