Fr. Jerome A. Wagner
Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI
Removed in 8/02. Was on Priest Placement Board and worked in a parish. Had been accused in 1985 of getting a 15-year-old boy drunk and molesting him. The boy’s mother confronted Wagner and went to police. He stayed in his parish for eight months during the investigation before being transferred to another parish. Church said he would have no further contact with youths. Laicized after 11/26/07. Received $20K to seek laicization. Police were to receive personnel file in 2013 to investigate 2001 allegation. Went on to work as a licensed Funeral Director in Fond du Lac.
- Milwaukee Catholic Herald 06.13.02
- Milwaukee Catholic Herald 09.19.02
- Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee 07.09.04
- Milwaukee Journal Sentienl 07.10.04
- Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee (updated 1 01.26.07
- Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee updated after 11.26.07
- Archdiocese of Milwaukee List of Clergy Offenders 03.03.12
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 05.30.12
- Boston Globe 05.30.12
- Helena Independent Record 05.31.12
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 01.17.13
- SNAP Press Release 01.17.13
- SNAP letter to Wisconsin Attorney General 01.17.13
- SNAP Statement 01.24.13
- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 11.02.18
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