Fr. Walter E. MacPherson

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Belleville IL

Removed in 2/94 from position as pastor of St. Martin of Tours in Washington Park after allegations of sexual misconduct with a boy in his early teens “more than 20 years ago.” In 1/95 the Diocesan review board permanently removed him from active ministry and he retired. On 1/24/09 the diocesan website gave his status as “Administrative Leave/Retired.” Died 7/16/11. On diocese’s list 12/19/18.


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