Fr. Emmerich Vogt
Western Province Domincan. Former provincial. Prior of St. Albert’s Priory, Chapel and Seminary in Oakland CA; Director Shrine of St. Jude in San Francisco. Taught high school in OR and in Los Angeles CA. Former pastor and prior of Holy Rosary parish in Portland OR. Accused in a 2/16 lawsuit of the sexual abuse of a 10-year-old altar boy in 1987. Plaintiff said he told other priests who told him he must obey Vogt. Vogt denied the abuse. The plaintiff dropped the suit in 5/17 after his brothers testified that they were altar boys with him, and that there was no abuse. Per the Domincans’ list in 10/21, Vogt was falsely accused. He was returned to ministry in late 5/17.
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