Fr. Robert L. McCarthy

Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Died: 02/22/2020
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Monsignor. Parish priest, longtime director of Catholic Cemeteries. Died in 2/2022. Accused publicly in 3/2023 of molesting girls at Christ the King Grade School in St. Louis, where he was assigned 1962-1967. Molestations allegedly occurred when he fitted the girls for their athletic uniforms. Said to have asked “purient” questions of at least one high school girl during confession.

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