Evansville Diocese releases list of credible allegations against clergy


The Catholic Dioceses of Evansville released a list of credible allegations against clergy Friday. Many of the names on the list had ties to the Wabash Valley.

The list included Michael Allen, John Breidenbach, Joseph Clauss, James Clements, Wilfred Englert, Mark Kurzendoerfer, Arthur Mergen, Richard Wildeman and Jean Vogler.

According to the letter, “the Diocese’s hope is that the listing of these priests will help in the process of healing for those who have been affected by clergy sexual abuse and help to keep minors safe.”

To report sexual abuse of a minor byany diocesan personnel, contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the diocese at (866) 200-3004 or (812) 490-9565.

For the full letter and list ofcredible allegations, click here.

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