Fr. John Bernard Schoettelkotte

Ordained: 1960
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Indianapolis IN

Accused in a 2002 civil suit of abuse of a 15-year-old girl in the 1960s. Removed from ministry in 2003. Suit settled in 6/05 in exchange for publishing statements from plaintiff and Archbishop Buechlein in the archdiocesan newspaper. At least one other woman alleged abuse. Included on archdiocese’s 10/12/18 list. Noted to have five victims, allegedly abused 1964-67.

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