Fr William A. Rice – Diocese of Erie

Father William A. Rice
Diocese of Erie

Fr William Rice Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1963
Placed on leave: July 2018

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father William A. Rice:

In July 2018, Father William A. Rice, a former teacher at Elk County Catholic High School, was added to the Diocese of Erie’s list of credibly accused priests. Rice is accused of sexual harassment of children and adults. Following diocesan policy, law enforcement was informed, an independent investigation was launched, and Bishop Persico placed Rice on administrative leave.

He is currently living in Fryburg, Pennsylvania.

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