Clergy abuse attorneys have announced another lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and Cardinal Justin Rigali. The latest suit also names Father William Ayers, formerly a priest at Incarnation of Our Lord School in Olney.
Filed on behalf of an unnamed victim, the suit alleges Ayers sexually abused an alter server at the school between 1996 and 1999. At the time, Ayers was visiting the parish while at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained in 1999 and sent back to the parish full-time, according to the announcement from Jeff Anderson and Associates.
Ayers is currently on suspension at residing at Villa Saint Joseph, a home for retired priests.