Fr. Walter Edward Huppenbauer

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Ordained: 1957
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

“Retired” under restrictions in 1994. Removed from public ministry in 10/02. Accused in a 1993 complaint of abusing a girl in the 1960s. At least one claim included in 2003 $8M settlement by Chicago archdiocese. Also at least one claim in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. Permanently removed from public ministry per 9/05 announcement. Laicized in 8/10. Personnel file released by archdiocese in 11/14. Died in 12/14.


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