Fr. Wendelin Shafer

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1946
Status: Accused

Died: 10/9/2005
Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

“Leslie.” Worked as a missioner in Central America for 52 years. Joined the Central American Vice Province. Retired and returned to Wisconsin. Died 10/09/05. Identified in 6/18/13 Report of the Audit and Review of the Files of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph as a deceased friar with confirmed reports of sexual abuse of minors. Shafer’s name is included on this list without any additional information on claims against him.


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