Fr. Robert W. Haener

Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Accused of psychologically and sexually abusing numerous boys at two parishes and two Catholic schools in the 1960s and early 1970s. During investigation at one school in the late 1960s, several unknown priests came to school and questioned about 30 boys. Nothing else done for many years. Removed from parish 1992 and then worked as hospital chaplain. Removed in 2002. Permanently removed from public ministry by the Vatican in 2005. Included on the archdiocese’s list 6/10/19.


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