Fr. Lawrence Strittmatter

Ordained: 1957
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Former Elder High School principal. Sent for treatment in 1988 after allegations of child abuse in 1983. Placed on leave 2002 after allegations he abused 2-3 youths in 1970s. Named in numerous 2003 civil suits, with at least 28 plaintiffs. Most suits dropped because of statute of limitations. May have abused nearly 100 minors, ages ranging from 4th grade through high school. Laicized 3/06.


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