Monsignor George Eckl
Diocese of Rochester
- 1902-1907: Immaculate Conception (Rochester, NY)
- 1907-1914: St. John’s (Greece, NY)
- 1914-1964: St. Andrew’s Church (Rochester, NY)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Monsignor George Eckl:
Monsignor George Eckl celebrated his Golden Anniversary while serving 50 years at St. Andrew’s in Rochester, NY. In 2020, Msgr. Eckl was accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a 12-year-old child while serving at his longtime church, beginning in 1951. Fr. Eckl died in 1977 at the age of 99.
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