Fr. David D. Wild

Ordained: 1953
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Fargo ND

Removed from ministry in 1992. A man filed civil suit same year which alleged that Wild fondled him in the rectory at St. Bernard’s Church in Oriska in 1966. Two more men had filed suits by 11/94. All three suits settled in 12/94. Both 1993 and 2002 Catholic Directories refer to Wild as “retired.” Died 10/26/08. Included on the diocese’s list 1/2/20. Allegations substantiated.

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