Fr. George W. Klein

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Accused 8/11 of sexually abusing a 15-yr- old girl in the 1970s while he was principal of St. Benedict High School in Chicago. Archdiocese said he was retired as of 7/10. Per SNAP restrictions had been placed on him but he had not been removed as active priest. In residence at St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Northfield. Worked at St. Gregory the Great High School in 1960s. Board determined conduct was not sexual abuse but was inappropriate.


NBC Chicago 08.31.11; SNAP Statement 09.01.11; St Philip the Apostle Website 09.10.11; NBC Chicago 01.17.12; Chicago Tribune 01.22.12; WLS 01.22.12; WBBM 01.23.12