Fr. Ernest Karl Huller

Ordained: 1954
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

Two men filed separate suits (one in 11/02 and one in 3/03) alleging they were abused as students in the 1960s at Cathedral High School in Springfield by Huller. Huller was at the school 1959-70 as a teacher, guidance counselor and athletics director. He became the diocesan schools superintendent in 1970. In 7/04 the diocese settled with 46 clergy abuse victims for more than $7M, including two plaintiffs with allegations against Huller. Huller was an Army chaplain for 19 years. He died in 1997. A third accusation, by a woman claiming sexual abuse by Huller as a student at Cathedral High in the 1960s, was deemed credible by the diocese in 12/20. Settlement in 5/21 in the low five figures. Added to the diocese’s list in 6/21.


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