Sins & Silence
[See the main page of the Sins & Silence series for links to all the articles and letters to the editor.]
[ John Brickley | Albert Carman | Timothy DeVenney | Henry Dunkel | Albert Forster | William Goltz | Thomas Knox | Patrick McElliott | Julius Olinger | Joseph Patnode | John Peters | Robert Reiss | William Roach | Allen Schmitt | John Schmitz | William Schwartz | Robert Swift | Nicholas Cigrand ]
[Note from BishopAccountability.org: This article has been formated for
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printed version, and two photographs (of Goltz and Schwartz) have
been included here from an accompanying article, Haunted
by Shame: Ex-Priest's Abuse in 1950s Still Troubles Victims, by Mary
Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald (3/7/06).]
Accused of sexual abuse of several male minors, including an 8-year-old boy (in 1966), while at Sacred Heart, in Eagle Grove, and St. Mary, in Williams. His priestly activities were restricted in 1998.
He died in 1998.
Accused of abusing a young teen at Loras Academy, Dubuque, in 1954. He died in 1980.
Accused of sexual abuse of several male minors while at St. Columbkille, Dubuque, from 1993 to 1996. Suspended from the priesthood in 1996. Pleaded guilty in January 1997 and sentenced to 10 years in prison in April 1997. Released from prison and parole since December, 2001. He lives in a facility run by a religious order outside of Washington, D.C.
Accused of sexual abuse of several female minors while at St. Columbkille, Dubuque in 1947 and 1948. His priestly activities were restricted in 1992.
He died in 1998.
Accused of sexual abuse of several male minors in the 1960s. He died in 1990.
Accused of abusing young males at St. Raphael, Dubuque, and at Sacred Heart, Oelwein, in 1951 to 1954. Priestly activities restricted in 1992. Vatican imposed penal precept in 2005. He died in 2006.
Accused of sexual abuse of male minors while at Sacred Heart, in Oelwein in the late 1940s.
He died in 1968.
Accused of abusing young females at St. John, Waterloo, in 1962 and at St. Patrick, Colesburg, in 1964. He died in 1987.
Ordained in 1931.
Accused of sexual abuse of several male minors while at St. Joseph, Key West, in the 1940s. He died in 1977.
Accused of abusing male minors at St. Joseph, Harpers Ferry, in 1962. He died in 1997.
Accused of abusing male minors at Visitation in Stacyville in 1975 to 1977. He was defrocked in 1997. He died in 2005.
Accused of abusing two male teens at Immaculate Conception, Cedar Rapids, in 1962 and young man in Key West in 1970. He served as archdiocesan chancellor, 1955 to 1960 and as vicar general, 1958 to 1961. He died in a traffic accident in 1986.
Accused of sexual abuse of several male minors while at Sacred Heart, Waterloo, in 1974 and at St. Patrick, Cedar Rapids in 1978. His priestly activities were restricted in 2002. He works at the Dubuque Archdiocesan Center in Dubuque.
Accused of abusing one female minor at Sacred Heart, Dubuque, in 1959. A California woman also claimed in 2003 that he abused her when she was a minor. His priestly activities were restricted in 1985. He died in 1991.
Accused of abusing a number of male minors at St. Joseph, Waterloo, 1964-1966, and at Columbus High School, Waterloo, in 1978, and at St. Jude Parish, Cedar Rapids, in 1983. His priestly activities were restricted in 1993. He was defrocked in 2005 and is living in Arizona.
Accused of the sexual abuse of several male minors, while at Sacred Heart Parish and Mercy Hospital, both in Oelwein, in the early 1950s. He died in 1980.
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