A former South Florida Catholic priest who pled no contest earlier this month to multiple underage sex abuse charges has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Looking frail and seated before a judge, retired South Florida priest Neil Doherty pleaded no contest to six counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child.
A retired South Florida priest accused of molesting young boys may be facing one of the largest jury verdicts awarded in a sexual abuse case.
Two new lawsuits have been filed against a former South Florida priest accused of molesting young boys. The suits, which name the Archdiocese of Miami, allege that Neil Doherty abused two boys between 1978 and 1990 at St. Mary’s Cathedral.