Fr. Michael J. Kuisle

Ordained: 1940
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. Kuisle’s inclusion on this list is the first public notice that he had been accused of abuse. Diocese updated information on its list 6/23/14. Voluntarily resigned in 9/71. Died 12/21/71. Separate complaints made to Diocese in 1994 and in 1999 by two female students who said he sexually molested them in the 1960s.


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