On 1/12/13, the Order announced Keppel had been removed after it had received (in summer 2012) an allegation of sexual misconduct involving a teenage boy in the diocese in the late 1970s. The boy was not a member of either Our Lady of the Lake or St. Anne's in the Mountains where Keppel was assigned for many years. Diocese investigated and both diocese and order found reasonable cause to believe that the behavior did occur. Was to be referred to Vatican. On diocese's list 10/9/18. On Mobile archdiocese's list 12/6/18. It notes "misconduct" occurred 1977-81, doesn't say where. Worked at some point at Resurrection parish in Montgomery. On the Stockton diocese's 11/12/20 list, noting he was a visiting priest at Mammoth Lakes during Lent 2012. Sentenced in 2012 by the Vatican to a life of prayer and penance.
Sued in 2002. Accused of abuse of at least one girl in suit first filed in 1993 and dismissed on statute of limitations. Worked in Chicago early in priesthood. Died in 7/72. Included on list of priests with credible allegations released by the San Diego diocese 3/30/07. Personnel file released 10/25/10.
Per news in 6/04, a man said that he was molested at age 7 in 1928 by a "Father Lawrence" at St. Cecilia's. Archdiocese confirmed that a Fr. Lawrence Kuntz worked at the parish 1928-35. He died in 1952. This plaintiff did not file suit against the Archdiocese but is one of three plaintiffs in a class action suit filed against the Vatican. Suit does not include allegations against specific priests. Case against Vatican dropped in 8/10.
Accused in a 2002 suit of sexually abusing a 17-year-old Canadian girl after she had been raped and impregnated by another man. The abuse is alleged to have continued 1972-75 and to have included oral sex and sexual intercourse. Some of the abuse occurred during trips to the US, where Mackan supervised other priests of his order in the Louisville archdiocese. His later career involved the education of children with special needs. Mackan died in 1990.
Accused in a 7/02 lawsuit of fondling a 13-year-old youth during a counseling session in 1981. Meisner had assignments in various other states and in Canada before leaving the priesthood in 1989. As of 2002 he was living in Georgia and working part-time for the state. On the Louisville archdiocese's list in 2/19.