Fr. Edwin G. Kastner

Ordained: 1951
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Belleville IL

Removed 9/93 pending investigation of allegation that he had been involved in sexual misconduct with male youth about 20 years prior. Charges not specified. Permanently removed from active priesthood 6/94. Per diocesan website 1/24/09, his status was “Administrative Leave/Retired.” Died 5/1/12. On diocese’s list 12/19/18.

Return to main database page. See abbreviations and posting policy. Send corrections.

Our Database of Publicly Accused does not state or imply that individuals facing allegations are guilty of a crime or liable for civil claims. The reports contained in the database are merely allegations. The U.S. legal system presumes that a person accused of or charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. Similarly, individuals who may be defendants in civil actions are presumed not to be liable for such claims unless a plaintiff proves otherwise. Admissions of guilt or liability are not typically a part of civil or private settlements. For more information, see our posting policy.