Sister Rosaria Riter (Benedictine Sisters)

Sister Rosaria Riter (Benedictine Sisters)

Diocese of Tucson


Ordained: N/A

Died: 1996


Assigned as follows:

  • 1949-1953       Sacred Heart School, Sacred Heart Parish (Tucson, AZ)


Summary of Abuse Allegations against Sister Rosaria Riter (Benedictine Sisters):

According to media reports, in November 2003, the Diocese of Tucson announced credible sexual abuse allegations against Sister Riter Rosaria dating back to 1949-1953. The alleged abuse involved a young boy and occurred when she served on the faculty at Sacred Heart School. The allegations were reported to the police. She died in 1996. She was the first woman to be named by the review board in a sex abuse case.

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