Fr. John H. Wisner, Jr.
Diocese: Archdiocese of Kansas City KS
Suspended 5/12 after a man reported Wisner touched him inappropriately at age 15 in 1982. Wisner denied sexual misconduct but confirmed time, location and circumstances surrounding the allegation. Wisner, a psychiatrist, had been parochial vicar at St. Agnes Parish in Roeland Park, KS since 1985. Also a full-time associate professor. Three claims sent to Vatican 11/12. Suit filed in 12/15 claimed Wisner of sexually abused a boy, ages 15-17, in the mid-1980s. Claimant said WIsner, who was also his doctor, held parties at a lake house, gave minors liquor, and sexually abused them. He said the priest/doctor took him on trips to CA, HI and the Cayman Islands. Laicization affirmed by the Vatican 3/12/18. In 10/18 still held MD licenses in KS and MO. As of 3/19 his medical licenses in MO and KS were no longer active.
- Statement by Archdiocese of Kansas City KS 05.09.12
- 41 Action News 05.10.12
- KCTV 05.10.12
- Fox 4 05.10.12
- SNAP Response 05.11.12
- The Leven 05.16.12
- KMBZ 11.03.12
- Kansas City Star 11.03.12
- The Leaven 10.25.13
- Kansas City Star 12.18.15
- The Leaven 05.25.18
- Kansas City Star 06.20.18
- The Associated Press 06.22.18
- Shawnee Mission Post 06.28.18
- Kansas City Star 09.24.18
- Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List 01.25.19
- Kansas City Star 03.19.19
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