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Fr. Michael Hurley – Diocese of Baton Rouge

Fr. Michael Hurley

Diocese of Baton Rouge

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Ordained: 1943

Died: 2005

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1943-1953: St. Peter and Paul (New Orleans, LA)
  • 1953-1961: Saint Leo Catholic Church (Chicago, IL)
  • 1961-1963: All Saints Catholic Church (Tucson, AZ)
  • 1963-1969: Saint Simon and Jude Church (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 1969-1971: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (Tempe, AZ)
  • 1971-1974: St. Margaret Mary Church (Bullhead City, AZ)
  • 1974-1976: St. Clement of Rome Church (Sun City, AZ)
  • 1976-2002: St. Cecilia Mission Catholic Church (Clarkdale, AZ)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Michael Hurley:

Father Michael Hurley was ordained a priest in 1943, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Baton Rouge. According to media reports, he was first named publicly as accused of sexual abuse of a minor on the Archdiocese of New Orleans list in November 2018. The list notes that the allegation was received in 1945 of abuse in the 1940s. It also notes that he left the archdiocese in 1955. The Archdiocese of New Orleans did not release any information about the location the alleged abuse occurred at or the age/gender of the victim who came forward.

Father Hurley died in August of 2005. He was working in Clarkdale, Arizona where he had been the pastor of St. Cecilia Mission Church at his time of his death.

His name has also been included on the Baton Rouge diocese’s list of accused clergy members as of early 2019.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Baton Rouge in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Baton Rouge may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide.  We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Michael F. Hurley – Archdiocese of New Orleans

Fr. Michael F. Hurley

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Michael Hurley Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1943

Died: 2005

 

Assigned as Follows:

  • Immaculate Conception Church (Marrero, LA)
  • St. Agnes (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • St. Francis de Sales (Houma, LA)
  • St. Maurice (New Orleans, LA)
  • SS. Peter and Paul (New Orleans, LA)

 

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Michael F. Hurley:

Father Michael Hurley was first named publicly as accused of sexual abuse of a minor on the Archdiocese of New Orleans list in November of 2018. The list notes that the allegation was received in 1945 of abuse in the 1940s. It also notes that he left the archdiocese in 1955. The Archdiocese of New Orleans did not release any information about the location the alleged abuse occurred at or the age/gender of the victim who came forward. 

Michael F. Hurley died in August of 2005. He was working in Clarkdale, Arizona where he had been the pastor of St. Cecilia Mission Church at his time of his death

His name has also been included on the Baton Rouge diocese’s list of accused clergy members as of early 2019.

In April of 2020, the Archdiocese of New Orleans filed for bankruptcy protection. As part of its bankruptcy, the Archdiocese of New Orleans will be reviewing and paying claims for anyone sexually abused by diocesan priests and lay employees. This will likely include claims filed on behalf of anyone whose case may be beyond the statute of limitations. 

 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. The Archdiocese of New Orleans filed for federal bankruptcy protection in April 2020.  Our lawyers are now offering free legal consultations to discuss your legal options as a survivor of sexual abuse by priests and other employees of the New Orleans Archdiocese. Very strict filing deadlines will soon be set by the Bankruptcy Court. Most victims of abuse will never be able to recover damages if they miss this deadline, so please contact us to discuss your case today. Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an e-mail to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com