Fr. William Geiger

Order: CSsR
Ordained: 1954
Status: Settled

Died: 06/17/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

Suit filed by three men 5/1/2003 against the diocese alleging they were sexually abused as children in the 1970s by Geiger and another Redemptorist priest, at a Lima OH parish. The boys were ages 6-10 at time of alleged abuse. The identity of the second priest is not specified due to confusion as to his identity. When the suit was filed, Geiger was working near Charlotte NC, according to a Redemptorist source; the 2002 Directory shows him assigned to a Pennsylvania church in the Harrisburg diocese. St. James the Greater in Concord NC is a Redemptorist parish near Charlotte to the NE. The suit was settled in 2004. Geiger died 6/17/2007. Geiger’s name was included on the Harrisburg diocese’s 8/1/2018 list; no known allegations in that diocese.

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