Fr. Clement A. Hageman

Ordained: 1930
Status: Settled

Died: 07/25/1975
Diocese: Diocese of Corpus Christi TX

Identified in 8/2005 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 in 11/2010 alleging abuse by Hageman in the 1950s. Assigned to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Holbrook 1942-1952 and Madre de Dios in Winslow 1965-1975. Suit also named Corpus Christi diocese and said there were allegations about him there in 1930s. Died 7/2/1975. Gallup diocese’s personnel file released 4/2011 shows multiple settlements. Corpus Christi and Santa Fe dismissed from suit 2012. New suits 5/2013 and 6/2013. 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 12/2014. On Corpus Christi’s list 1/31/2019. Removed from ministry in the diocese in 1939.

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