Fr. Jack L. Krough

Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Winona-Rochester MN

Following a recent court order, on 12/16/13 Bishop Quinn released a list of 13 names of priests who had “credible” accusations of abuse involving minors. Krough’s inclusion on this list is the first public notice that he had been accused of abuse. Diocese updated list 6/23/14 with additional information. Ministerial privileges indefinitely suspended in 6/02 and he left active ministry. Diocese reports he was confronted in 1993 with naked picture of a 16-year-old boy taken in about 1978. Sent to St. Luke’s for treatment and reinstated. Removed by diocese again in 1997 after allegation of abuse 1969-71. Sent again to St. Luke’s. Assigned as chaplain for the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1999. Ministerial privileges indefinitely suspended in 6/02. Left active ministry after another allegation involving an adult male. Last known to be living in Barron WI. Died 10/12/14. Laicization had been pending.


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