Fr. Herman J. Lammers

Ordained: 1932
Status: Sued

Died: 08/11/1986
Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

Lammers was director of Catholic Charities 1939-76. Numerous suits filed 2002-2004 name him as an abuser. Accused of abuse by at least 34, much of it at St. Thomas-St. Vincent Home, an orphanage in Anchorage, KY. Retired 1982 and died in 1986. Included in a large settlement in 8/06 between the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, who ran the orphanage, and numerous victims. Included on the archdiocese’s list of accused in 2019.

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