Fr. Christopher Rossman
Diocese: Archdiocese of Kansas City KS
Pastor of Annunciation parish in Baldwin City and St. Francis of Assisi in Lapeer when suspended 9/16 after reports to the archdiocese that he had visited “inappropriate websites, including those depicting minors.” Archdiocese said it notified the FBI immediately. On the archdiocese’s list 1/25/19. It notes ongoing law enforcement investigation. Charged in federal court in 7/19 with child porn possession. Pled guilty. Per investigators, Rossman’s sister tried to destroy his computer by running it over. Archdiocese deemed allegations substantiated and laicization was pending as of 3/6/20. Sentenced in 7/20 to 37 months in federal prison.
- KMBC 09.11.16
- KSHB 09.11.16
- Fox 4 09.12.16
- Baker Orange 09.13.16
- Lawrence Journal-World 12.29.16
- Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List 01.25.19
- Kansas City Star 07.18.19
- KCTV 07.18.19
- Salina Post 07.28.19
- Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List accessed 03.06.20
- US States Attorney’s Office District of Kansas 07.15.20
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