Fr. Lee D. Krautkremer

Ordained: 1966
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

In 2002 a man filed suit alleging abuse by Krautkremer at age 10 in 1977, and that the Archdiocese had gone back on its 1983 verbal agreement that the priest would be placed where he could not abuse children. Krautkremer was assigned to at least two more parishes. In 1989 he was assigned as a hospital chaplain, where he remained until he was permanently removed in 2002. The Archdiocese paid $20K of Krautkremer’s personal loans in 2003. Civil suit dismissed on SOL in 2004; plaintiff appealed. Laicized in 2006. Died 6/15/17.


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