Fr. Kenneth E. Klubertanz

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Ordained: 1966
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Madison WI

Placed on leave in 6/02 after an allegation that he had abused a boy, age 13, 27 years prior. Placed on leave pending investigation by Review Board. A second man came forward in 8/02, alleging the priest abused him at age 16 in 1968. Klubertanz denied all allegations. In 1/03 a third man filed suit alleging he was abused as a boy by Klubertanz in 1969-70 on weekend trips to a cabin. The Diocese denied that it knew of any allegations against Klubertanz before 2002. Found guilty by Church trial per 6/07 news release. Sentenced to life of prayer and penance.


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