Fr. Theodore Anthony Geerts
Diocese: Diocese of Davenport IA
Accused of sexually abusing boys with Revs. Janssen, Bass, and James W. Murphy in the early 1960s. Pornography was allegedly used. Left active priesthood in 1969. Sued in 2003. Accused of abuse. Default judgment granted against Geerts in 12/03. Died in 2004. At least three known accusers. Included on the diocese’s list of credibly accused in 7/08.
- BA.org Assignment Record
- BA.org Concise Assignment Record
- Catholic Messenger 07.17.08
- Affidavit by John Doe III, 2003
- Documents from John Doe III v Father James Janssen et al, 2003
- Des Moines Register 10.31.03
- Quad-City Times 10.31.03
- Des Moines Register 02.15.04
- Quad-City Times 10.29.04
- Quad-City Times 06.18.05
- Quad-City Times 07.10.08
- Diocese of Davenport List 07.14.08
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