COUNTRIES WITH BISHOPS WHO HAVE EITHER ABUSED OR RESIGNED
 
BECAUSE OF COMPLICITY
Revised May 21, 2015
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COUNTRY

BISHOP

Archdiocese/Diocese

REMARKS

Argentina

Edgardo Storni, 

Santa Fe de los Angeles Archbishop

Ordinary, sentenced to 8 years in prison, D. ‘12

Australia

Ronald Mulkearns

Auxiliary

Ballarat, Resigned, ’97. Minor boys

Austria

Hans Cardinal Groer

Cardinal, Vienna

Resigned ’95.  D. ’11.  Minor boys

Austria

Kurt Krenn

Ordinary, Sankt Polten

Sankt Polten, resigned ’04.  complicity

Belgium

Roger Vangheleuwe

Ordinary, Bruges

Resigned, ’10.  Minor boys

Benin

Richard Burke (Irish)

Archbishop

Resigned ’10.  Minor boys

Bolivia

 

 

 

Brazil

 

 

 

Canada

Hubert O’Connor

Ordinary, Prince George BC,
O.M.I.

Resigned ’91. Prosecuted. Minor girls

 

John Knight

Auxiliary, Toronto

Resigned ’00.  Minor girls

Canada

Raymond Lacey

Ordinary, Antigonish, NS

Laicized ’12.  Child pornography.  Prosecuted

Chile

Fernando Jose Cox

Ordinary, Archbishop of La Serena, Chile

Consecrated 1975, resigned 1997, age 63

Chile

Marco Ordenes Fernandez

Ordinary of Iquique, Chile

Consecrated 2006, resigned 2012 at age 47.

Colombia

 

 

 

Czech Republic

 

 

 

Congo

 

 

 

Costa Rica

 

 

 

Croatia

 

 

 

England

 

 

 

France

 

 

 

Germany

Franziscus Eisenbach

Auxiliary, Mainz

Resigned ’02.  Adult woman

Honduras

 

 

 

Ireland

Eamon Casey

Ordinary, Galway

Resigned ’92.  Adult woman.

Ireland

Brendan Cumiskey

Ordinary, Ferns

Resigned ’02.  Complicity

Ireland

John Magee

Ordinary, Cloyne

Resigned ’12.  Coverup

Ireland

James Moriarity

 

Resigned ’09.  Cover up

Ireland

Donal Murray

 

Resigned ’09. Cover up

Israel

Kamal Bathish

Jerusalemn

Resigned.  Not confirmed

Italy

 

 

 

Kenya

Cornelius Schilders

 

Removed ’09.  Retired in Holland

Malta

 

 

 

Mexico

 

 

 

Nicaragua

 

 

 

Nigeria

 

 

 

Norway

Georg Mueller

Ordinary, Oslo

Resigned ’09. Minor boys

Paraguay

Fernando Lugo

Ordinary, San Pedro

Resigned 2005, Laicized 2008.  Minor girl

Peru

 

 

 

Pilippines

 

 

 

Poland

Julian Paetz

 

Resigned ’02. Minor boys

Portugal

Luis Azevedo

 

Resigned ’13. Minor boys

Scotland

Keith Cardinal O’Brien

 

Resigned ’13.  Minor boys

Scotland

Roderick Wright

 

Resigned ’96.  Adult woman

South Africa

Reginald Cawcutt

 

Resigned ’02.  Adult males

Switzerland

Hans Vogel

 

Resigned ’95. Adult woman

Tanzania

 

 

 

United States

Juan Arzube

 

Retired’93. D. ’07.  Minor males

United States

Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

 

Died ’96.  Never confirmed

United States

Michael Bransfield

 

Accused in ’12.  Not confirmed

United States

Robert Brom

 

Minor male.  Paid settlement to accuser

United States

Tod Brown

 

Unconfirmed

United States

Paul Dudley

 

D. ’06.  Not confirmed

United States

Thomas Dupre

 

Resigned ’04. Minor boys

United States

Joseph Ferrario

 

Resigned ’93. D. ’03. Minor boys

United States

Joseph Gelineau

 

Resigned ’97.  Adult males

United States

Michael Green

 

Resigned ’73. D. ’84. Minor boys

United States

Joseph Hart

 

Resigned ’01. Minor boys

United States

Robert Lynch

 

Accused, adult male.

United States

Thomas Lyons

 

D. ’88. Minor boys

United States

Roger Cardinal Mahony

 

Retired ’11. Cover-up

United States

Eugene Marino

 

Resigned ’90. D. ’00.  Adult woman

United States

Theodore Cardinal McCarrick

 

Retired ’06.  Seminarians.  Paid settlement

United States

James McCarthy

 

Resigned ’02.  Adult woman

United States

George Murray

 

Rumors.  Not confirmed

United States

Anthony O’Connell

 

Resigned ’02. D. 12. Minor boys

United States

James Rausch

 

D. ’81. Adult males

United States

George Reuger

 

Retired ’05.  Not confirmed

United States

Daniel Ryan

 

Resigned ’99.  Minor boys

United States

Robert Sanchez

 

Resigned ’93.  Adult women

United States

William Skylstad

 

Retired ’12  Rumors never confirmed

United States

Lawrence Soens

 

Resigned ’98.  Minor boys

United States

Joseph Sullivan

 

D. ’82.  Minor boys

United States

James Sullivan

 

Resigned ’02. D. 06. Rumors only

United States

Keith Symons

 

Resigned ’98. Minor boys

United States

Rembert Weakland

 

Resigned ’02. Adult male

United States

Christopher Weldon

 

Resiged ’77. D. ’99.  Not confirmed

United States

Lawrence Welsh

 

Resigned ’90. D. 99. Adult males

United States

Patrick Zeimann

 

Resigned ’99.  D. ’12. Minor & adult males

 

 

 

 

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