Fr. Louis G. Cook

Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Winona-Rochester MN

Following a recent court order, on 12/16/13 Bishop Quinn released a list of 13 names of priests who had “credible” accusations of abuse involving minors. Cook’s inclusion on this list is the first public notice that he had been accused of abuse. Further information released by Diocese 06/23/14. Complaint received in 10/97 of sexual abuse of a minor female. In 6/14, Diocese reported that complainant withdrew the allegation approximately four days later. Cook retired 07/01/98. Died 11/26/04. No further allegations found in his file.


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