Br. William J. Kiefer

Order: SM
Status: Accused

Died: 03/7/2012
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

 In 6/2014 the diocese received a report that at least one boy was abused by Kiefer at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School (formerly North Catholic High) between 1956-1962. Kiefer married in 1970 and died in 2012 in Dayton OH. In 2014 he is one of 9 Marianists accused of abuse at Cardinal Wuerl since initial announcement of abuse by Br. Bernard Hoffman.

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