Fr. William C. Wehrle – Diocese of Albany

On Behalf of | Jun 26, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father William C. Wehrle (Jesuit)

Diocese of Albany

Ordained: 1950

Died: 1995

Assigned as follows:

  • 1950-1951: Sacred Heart (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1951-1952: Our Lady of Martyrs (Auriesville. NY)
  • 1952-1957: Immaculate Conception (Mechanicsville, MD)
  • 1952-1960: Our Lady of the Wayside (Chaptico, MD)
  • 1952-1957: Holy Angels (Avenue, MD)
  • 1952-1957: Sacred Heart (Bushwood, MD)
  • 1952-1957: St. Joseph’s (Morganza, MD)
  • 1957-1960 Immaculate Conception (Mechanicsville, MD)
  • 1960-1966: St. Ignatius (Hilltop, MD)
  • 1960-1966: Sacred Heart (La Pata, MD)
  • 19600-1966: St. Catherine of Alexandria (McConchie, MD)
  • 1966-1971: Holy Trinity (Washington, DC)
  • 1971-1972: Jesuit Residence (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1972-1973: Pittsburgh Hospital Chaplain (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1973-1974: Creighton University (Omaha, NE)
  • 1974-1976: St. Louis (Denver, CO)
  • 1976-1980: St. Therese (Aurora, CO)
  • 1980-1981: St. James (Denver, CO)
  • 1982-1985: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1986-1993: SS. Peter and Paul (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1993-1995: St. Charles Lwanga (Pittsburgh, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father William C Wehrle:

Fr. William C Wehrle was ordained as a Jesuit priest and finished his Jesuit Tertianship in 1952 in the Diocese of Albany. Church files revealed Wehrle was accused of child sexual abuse sometime during the 1980s. Following the allegation, he was removed from his parish, but not from active ministry.

As of recently, his name appeared on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s 2018 list of “Priests and Brothers Accused of Child Sex Abuse.”

Wehrle died on August 25th, 1995.

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