Fr. Tom Eichenberger

Ordained: 1976
Status: Reinstated

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

Pastor St. Francis Borgia, Cedarburg when placed on leave 9/4/15 during an investigation of alleged sexual abuse of a 7th-grade boy in 1977, when assigned to Holy Assumption in West Allis. Eichenberger denied the allegations. Claim had been filed as part of the archdiocese’s 2011 bankruptcy; Archbishop Listecki stated the priest was not identified until recently. Report made to DA, but no prosecution due to the statute of limitations. Listecki announced 11/15/15 that the Review Board found the accusations “unsubstantiated” and Eichenberger would return to ministry.

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