Fr. Irving Frederick Klister

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Ordained: 1944
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Superior WI

Accused of abuse of a 14-year-old boy in Superior in the early 1950s. Chancellor. Founder of the diocesan newspaper. After allegation, transferred to the Diocese of El Paso. Named in civil suit filed in El Paso in 1995. At some point, he was convicted on child pornography charges. Died 4/19/97. A man from OR filed claim in 2013 in NM alleging abuse by Klister at St Vincent de Paul parish in Maxwell in the early to mid-1980s. Case settled in 4/14. Included on Santa Fe archdiocese list of accused on 9/12/17. On Las Cruces diocese’s list 11/8/18. On El Paso’s list 1/31/19.


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