Archbishop: Long Dead Priest Probably Touched Kids

Reverend John Wieberg became a priest in 1918, retired in 1961 and died two years later. In the meantime, he served as a priest in southern Missouri as well as St. Charles County, and, according to St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, he touched kids. Rebuttal Father Wieberg? …oh, that’s right, you’re dead. Five people have come forward over the past few years alleging abuse that happened from the mid-1940s through the early 1960s, Phil Hengen, director of the archdiocesan office of Child and Youth Protection, said Monday. [Read More]