Fr. Christopher Kerr

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1979
Status: Accused

Died: 04/6/2018
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

A man filed a report with the Santa Fe police in 1997 alleging abuse by Fr. Kerr and Br. Dennis Huff at St. Catherine Indian School. Allegedly Kerr (a teacher) fondled him once in 1980 or 1981 and Huff raped him several times in the early 1980s. Kerr was working in the Cincinnati archdiocese in the late 1980s. He left the priesthood in the early 1990s. In 1997 he was was living in Houston, TX. He died in 4/18. Included on the Franciscans’ St. John the Baptist Province list of those with substantiated allegations against them. Added to the Gallup diocese’s list of credibly accused in 11/21. Included in 2/22 on the Cincinnati archdiocese’s list.

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