Fr. Roland A. Peschel

Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Omaha NE

Named publicly as accused on the archdiocese’s list 11/30/18. It notes reports received in 1993 and 2010 of abuse in 1967.  In 1993 Peschel denied the allegation; in 2010 he admitted to it. He retired and was removed in 2010. Per the NE A.G.’s report in 11/21, Peschel sexually abused a girl over several years, beginning when she was age 17 in the late 1960s. She informed a Texas diocese in 1992, and the Omaha archdiocese in 1993 and in 2010. He appears to have been kept in ministry until the report and his admission of the abuse in 2010. The Archdiocesan Review Board deemed the allegations credible.

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