Columbus Catholic Diocese State Concludes Probe Of New Albany Priest Who Took His Own Life By Associated Press • Apr 18, 2018 Chicago Tribune State authorities say a New Albany priest under investigation for exchanging inappropriate texts with a teenager and misuse of church funds left at least two suicide notes before killing himself last December in Chicago. New Albany Priest Under Investigation Takes His Own Life By Associated Press • Dec 22, 2017 Chicago Tribune The Columbus Catholic Diocese says a parish priest under investigation for "questionable" communications with a minor and possible misuse of church funds took his own life Wednesday in Chicago. Former Bishop Watterson Teacher Sentenced In Child Porn Case By Jim Letizia • Nov 19, 2016 bishopwatterson.com A former Bishop Watterson High School music teacher was sentenced Friday to 25 years in rpson after pleading guilty earlier to producing child pornography involving a student. Columbus Priest Sex Abuse Case Settled With Boston Archdicese By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Mar 29, 2016 WCBE Files Seven people who were sexually abused by Roman Catholic priests have reached a total of 16 settlements involving financial compensation and counseling with the Boston Archdiocese. Former Bishop Watterson Teacher Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case By Jim Letizia • Mar 5, 2016 bishopwatterson.com A former Bishop Watterson High School music teacher has formally pleaded guilty to producing child pornography involving a student. Plea Deal Reached In Porn Case Against Former Bishop Watterson Teacher By Jim Letizia • Dec 17, 2015 bishopwatterson.com A plea agreement has been reached in the child pornography case against a former Bishop Watterson High School teacher. Diocese Officials Investigating Retired Priest For Alleged Sexual Abuse By Jim Letizia • Oct 8, 2013 The Columbus Catholic Diocese is investigating sexual abuse claims against a retired priest. Local Priest Allegedly Abused Boy By Jim Letizia • Jul 18, 2013 A Columbus priest is accused of sexually abusing a child.