Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago
Summary of Assignments:
- 5/3/1957: Ordained
- 7/2002: Removed from public ministry
Accused of abuse of at least 2 girls while assigned to St. Gertrude Parish in Franklin Park in 1960s. Took administrative leave 6/02; removed from public ministry 1/03 (7/02?) several months after review board found reasonable cause to believe the allegations were true. At least one claim included in 10/03 $8M settlement with 15 adults alleging abuse by 11 priests. Permanently removed from public ministry 9/05. Brother of Richard, also an accused abuser. Personnel files released 1/14.
BA.org Assignment Record; Chicago Tribune 07.17.02; Chicago Tribune 01.05.03; Chicago Sun-Times 01.06.03; Chicago Sun-Times 01.17.03; Chicago Sun-Times 10.03.03; Chicago Tribune 10.03.03; Chicago Tribune 09.26.05; Chicago Daily Herald 09.27.05; Chicago Sun-Times 09.27.05; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 03.21.06; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 01.14.10; Daily Herald 01.21.14; Fox 6 01.21.14; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 01.21.14; Personnel File Released 01.21.14; Franklin Park Herald Journal 02.04.14; Desplaines Valley News 02.05.14; http://bishop-accountability.org/member/psearch.jsp