CHICAGO (WLS) — A retired priest with the Archdiocese of Chicago is under investigation for alleged child sexual abuse.
Cardinal Blase Cupich notified eight parishes about the allegation on Saturday.
Father William Killeen has been asked to step aside after the allegation was received earlier this week.
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The accuser says the abuse happened 40 years ago at Saint Patricia Parish in Hickory Hills. Killeen denied any wrongdoing.
Retired since 2019, Killeen celebrates Mass occasionally at St. Francis Xavier Parish and St. Cletus Parish, both in La Grange and St. John of the Cross Parish in Western Springs, the archdiocese said.
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