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Fr. William C. Wehrle – Diocese of Albany

Father William C. Wehrle (Jesuit)

Diocese of Albany 

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Ordained: 1950

Died: 1995

Assigned as follows:

  • 1950-1951: Sacred Heart (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1951-1952: Our Lady of Martyrs (Auriesville. NY)
  • 1952-1957: Immaculate Conception (Mechanicsville, MD)
  • 1952-1960: Our Lady of the Wayside (Chaptico, MD)
  • 1952-1957: Holy Angels (Avenue, MD)
  • 1952-1957: Sacred Heart (Bushwood, MD)
  • 1952-1957: St. Joseph’s (Morganza, MD)
  • 1957-1960 Immaculate Conception (Mechanicsville, MD)
  • 1960-1966: St. Ignatius (Hilltop, MD)
  • 1960-1966: Sacred Heart (La Pata, MD)
  • 19600-1966: St. Catherine of Alexandria (McConchie, MD)
  • 1966-1971: Holy Trinity (Washington, DC)
  • 1971-1972: Jesuit Residence (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1972-1973: Pittsburgh Hospital Chaplain (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1973-1974: Creighton University (Omaha, NE)
  • 1974-1976: St. Louis (Denver, CO)
  • 1976-1980: St. Therese (Aurora, CO)
  • 1980-1981: St. James (Denver, CO)
  • 1982-1985: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1986-1993: SS. Peter and Paul (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1993-1995: St. Charles Lwanga (Pittsburgh, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father William C Wehrle:

Fr. William C Wehrle was ordained as a Jesuit priest and finished his Jesuit Tertianship in 1952 in the Diocese of Albany. Church files revealed Wehrle was accused of child sexual abuse sometime during the 1980s. Following the allegation, he was removed from his parish, but not from active ministry.

As of recently, his name appeared on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s 2018 list of “Priests and Brothers Accused of Child Sex Abuse.”

Wehrle died on August 25th, 1995.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or at adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com.

Fr. William Wehrle – Archdiocese of Washington

Father William Wehrle

Archdiocese of Washington

Ordained: 1950

Died: 1995

Assigned as follows:

  • 1950 – 1951      Sacred Heart (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1951 – 1952      Our Lady of Martyrs (Auriesville, NY)
  • 1952 – 1960      Our Lady of the Wayside (Chaptico, MD)
  • 1952 – 1957      Holy Angels (Avenue, MD)
  • 1952 – 1957      Sacred Heart (Bushwood, MD)
  • 1952 – 1957      St. Joseph’s (Morganza, MD)
  • 1952 – 1960      Immaculate Conception (Mechanicsville, MD)
  • 1960 – 1966      St. Ignatius (Hilltop, MD)
  • 1960 – 1966      Sacred Heart (La Pata, MD)
  • 1960 – 1966      St. Catherine of Alexandria McConchie, MD)
  • 1966 – 1971      Holy Trinity (Washington, DC)
  • 1971 – 1972      Jesuit Residence (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1972 – 1973      Pittsburgh Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1973 – 1974      Creighton University (Omaha, Nebraska)
  • 1974 – 1976      St. Louis (Denver, CO)
  • 1976 – 1980      St. Therese (Aurora, CO)
  • 1980 – 1981      St. James (Denver, CO)
  • 1982 – 1985      St. Alphonsus Rodriguez (Woodstock, MD)
  • 1986 – 1993      SS. Peter and Paul (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1993 – 1995      St. Charles Lwanga (Pittsburgh, PA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William Wehrle:

According to the Archdiocese of Washington files Father William Wehrle was accused of sexual abuse in Baltimore in 1985. Father Wehrle was removed from his Woodstock, Maryland parish. In 1987, he resurfaced in Pittsburgh.

In August 1995, Father Wehrle died.

In September 2002, Father Wehrle’s name first appeared publicly on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of Washington.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Washington, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Washington now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.