Fr. Oswald G. Krusing
Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI
Name included on the Archdiocese’s 7/04 list of priests fully restricted from ministry (or who would have been restricted if still living) because of credible allegations of abuse. Krusing retired in 1970 and died in 1995 at age 96. Per his obituary, he spent a year in Rhode Island in the early 1940s as a Trappist monk, then returned to his role as a Milwaukee archdiocesan priest. Served as a Tribunal judge. Documents show that archdiocesan officials knew for decades of allegations of Krusing’s sexual abuse of children, yet kept him in ministry.
- Letter from Mother of Alleged Victim to Archdiocese 1945
- Notes in Personnel File re Report of Abuse of Children10.31.47
- Letter to Archbishop from Parishioner 03.30.49
- Complaint Cover Letter from Holy Name Society to Archbishop 07.27.55
- Complaints from Holy Name Society to Archbishop 07.27.55
- Letter re Transfer from Archbishop to Krusing 06.11.56
- Letter to Archbishop from Woman Reporting Abuse of her Daughter 03.15.62
- Letter from Krusing to Bishop and Vicar General 03.22.62
- Letter from Krusing to Bishop 03.22.62
- Letter from Parishioner to Archdiocese 11.14.68
- Letter from Archbishop to Krusing 01.19.70
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