Fr. Norman H. Christian

Ordained: 1961
Status: Arrested

Died: 10/29/2004
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Sent to Paraclete Center for treatment in 1986. Arrested in St. Louis in 2003 on sexual abuse charges. Named in several civil suits filed in 2004 and 2005. The archdiocese admitted that it removed Christian from ministry in 1995 after at least eight boys had come forward with allegations of abuse. He lived in a “monitored environment” until his death 10/29/2004 and was buried as a priest in good standing. One suit settled in Fall 2004. Included on the archdiocese’s list of those with substantiated allegations 7/26/2019.

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