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Western Ky. Priest Suspended After Sex Abuse Claims Substantiated

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 10:48:29-04

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (The Kentucky New Era)– A Western Kentucky priest has been suspended permanently from public ministry.

The paper reports the Diocese of Owensboro made that decision about Father Gerald Baker.

In 2016, Baker was accused of sex abuse by three minors.

According to the paper, the diocesan review board found the accusations against baker to be substantiated.