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Father Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly, St. Joachim Church

Trial Against Stockton Diocese Continues After Priest Flees Country

The civil lawsuit accusing a Central Valley priest of child abuse is continuing despite the fact that the priest has fled to his native Ireland.

04/19/2012

Father Michael Kelly (credit: Modesto Bee)

Lockeford Priest Held Liable Of Sexual Assault In Civil Suit Flees To Ireland

A Catholic priest who was held liable in a civil trial earlier this month of sexually molesting an altar boy in the 1980s has fled the country, according to the Stockton Diocese.

04/16/2012

Michael Kelly, St. Joachim Church

Lockeford Priest Accused Of Molesting Boys

A San Joaquin County priest is facing accusations of molesting young boys, but members of a priest abuse support group say officials at the diocese are dragging their heels.

09/28/2011