Fr. Gordian Burkhardt (Benedictine) – Diocese of Richmond

Father Gordian Burkhardt

Diocese of Richmond/Benedictines

Ordained: Unknown

Laicized: 1975

Died: 1985

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Gordian Burkhardt:

Father Gordian Burkhardt was a member of the Benedictine order. According to media reports, in February 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Richmond’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He was laicized in 1975, and died in 1985. The allegation was reported after his death, according to the Diocese, which provided no additional information about the allegation. 

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