Fr. James R. Laudwein

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1962
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Accused in a 2005 lawsuit of molesting a 14-year-old Eskimo girl in 1980. Laudwein denied the accusations. He was working in the Archdiocese of Portland in a ministry for the poor when the lawsuit was filed. Placed on leave. Claims included in 11/07 settlement with Jesuits. One pending claim shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/10. On the Anchorage archdiocese’s list 1/16/20, noting sexual misconduct with vulnerable adults in 1989.

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