Reverend James R. Schook, a priest of the Archdiocese, died on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Ordained a priest in 1975, Father Schook was 71 years old at the time of his death.
In 2009, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz put Father Schook, then pastor of Saint Ignatius Martyr Parish in Louisville, on a leave of absence after the Archdiocese received a report that Father Schook had abused a minor in the 1980s. The Archdiocese also reported this accusation to the police. A […]