Fr. Emmeran Rettger

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1938
Status: Accused

Died: 06/10/1999
Diocese: Diocese of Covington KY

Named publicly as accused by the St. Vincent Abbey Benedictines in 8/18. Multiple allegations of abuse dating to his time at St. Benedict’s in Covington, KY 1965-67. Per the Archabbey, the allegations were received in 1993, and Rettger was removed from active ministry. Included on the Diocese of Covington’s list 7/31/20 of those with substantiated allegation(s). Died 6/10/99.


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