Fr. Gino Vertassich
Diocese of Charlotte/Glenmary Home Missioners
Left the order: 1975
- St. Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church (Sylva, NC)
- St. William Catholic Church (Murphy, NC)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Gino Vertassich:
On October 11th, 2019, Father Gino Vertassich was publicly named on the Ohio-based Glenmary Home Missioners’ list of credibly accused clergy. He joined the order in 1960 and left in 1975. The alleged abuse of a minor by Vertassich occured in 1969 in Connecticut.
In the 1960s, Vertassich served in parishes in western North Carolina that later became part of the Diocese of Charlotte when it was erected in the 1970s. According to the Diocese of Charlotte, it has no documented abuse allegations against Vertassich from his assignments in North Carolina.
Gino Vertassich died in 2003.
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