Fr Michael McArdle
Fr Michael Joseph McArdle was a priest of the Rockhampton Diocese in Queensland.
He pleaded guilty to indecently dealing with two girls and 14 boys aged 8 to 13 years old between January 1965 and June 1987 while he was a priest under the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton.
Made an affidavit in 2004 stating he had confessed 1500 times to molesting children to 30 different priests over a 25 year period.
Artemis Legal is acting for a number of victims of abuse by Fr McArdle in their claims for compensation against the Diocese of Rockhampton.