Fr. Louis E. Wendling
Diocese: Archdiocese of Dubuque IA
Multiple allegations of the sexual abuse of girls. One claim against Wendling included in March 2008 $4.7M settlement with Dubuque involving claims against 9 priests. One woman claimed she was abused by Wendling in 1947. Diocesan review board and Archbishop Hanus decided allegation had not been substantiated. Died 9/25/69. At least one more claim included in 8/13 $5.2M out-of-court settlement involving 10 priests and 26 victims.
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