Catholic Priest

Francis J. Flemming

Ordained: 1961

Accused of abuse beginning in 1960. One man said that Flemming put a gun to his head and threatened to kill him if he told. Flemming denied allegations when confronted by church in 1960s. In 1994 RICO civil suit second man claimed abuse. One suit dismissed 1/03 because of accuser’s credibility. Included in 3/03 $880,000 settlement. Died in 1986.