Fr. Charles Fischer, Jr.

Ordained: 1990
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fargo ND

Admitted in 2/02 to sexual misconduct with children. At the time he was being treated in a hospital for a “serious illness” of an unknown nature and had attempted suicide twice within four days. He named names of families. Bishop suspended his faculties and police investigated. By 5/02 he recanted his confession. No victims came forward, Prosecutor said no charges filed. May have admitted to and recanted a similar story 10 years before. Priest in residence at cathedral per diocese website 3/12.

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