Fr. Dominic Aloysius Diederich

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Ordained: 1917
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

On 1/31/06 the archdiocese confirmed that church officials had reason to believe Diederich engaged in sexual misconduct with a child. The admission came after a woman confronted Cardinal George about Diederich at a public meeting on 1/30/06. The archdiocese refused to include Diederich in its list of priests with substantiated allegations, because Diederich was deceased. He died 4/24/77. Included on archdiocese’s list 11/28/18.


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