Fr. Douglas U. Hermansen

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Ordained: 1979
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/13/19. One alleged victim noted. Removed from ministry. Per news in 6/20, Hermansen was accused in a lawsuit of the sexual abuse of an altar boy, age 15, in 1975, prior to ordination. The suit claims Hermansen anally penetrated the boy over 100 times. Accused in a suit in 8/20 of abusing a child, ages 12-13, in 1985-86. Settlement in 2020 in the low six figures of a claim that Hermansen sexually abused an altar boy during 1979-83, when the boy was ages 13-17.


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