Fr. Julius Reiner – Diocese of Scranton

| Jan 7, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Julius Reiner

Diocese of Scranton (Congregation of the Passion)

Ordained: 1926

Died: 1973

Assignment History:

  • St. Paul of the Cross Province

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Julius Reiner:

Father Julius Reiner was ordained a priest of the Congregation of the Passion in 1926, who served in the Diocese of Scranton. According to media reports, Fr. Reiner was named on the Diocese of Scranton’s 2020 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

“The Diocese assesses the credibility of allegations of abuse utilizing a process that includes, as appropriate, assessments by outside counsel and investigation by a former FBI agent. In addition, the Diocesan Review Board, an independent, consultative body comprised of members of the laity, a religious sister and one priest, performs a case-by-case review.”

Fr. Reiner died in 1973.

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