Fr. Clement A. Hageman

Ordained: 1930
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Corpus Christi TX

Identified in 8/05 by Gallup diocese as abuser. At least 16 alleged victims in Winslow, AZ. At least one man settled with diocese in 2004. A 70-year-old man sued Gallup 11/10 alleging abuse by Hageman in the 1950s. Assigned to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Holbrook 1942-52 and Madre de Dios in Winslow 1965-75. Suit also named Corpus Christi diocese and said there were allegations about him there in 1930s. Died 7/2/75. Gallup diocese’s personnel file released 4/11 shows multiple settlements. Corpus Christi and Santa Fe dismissed from suit 2012. New suits 5/13 and 6/13. Gallup diocese filed for bankruptcy in 2013 after lawsuit claiming 57 victims. Diocese released names of 30 “credibly accused” priests and one lay teacher in 12/14. On Corpus Christi’s list 1/31/19. Removed from ministry in diocese in 1939.


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