Diocese of St. Cloud Adds 4 to List of Priests Credibly Accused of Sex Abuse

Updated: 03/14/2014 12:14 PM
Created: 03/14/2014 11:56 AM
By: Megan Stewart

The Diocese of St. Cloud is continuing its release of names of priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

The first list was released Jan. 3. Of the 33 names, 21 of them were dead.

Bishop Donald Kettler said he has been reviewing reports from previous diocese records maintained by bishops and clergy before him to determine the names that should be released.

Kettler said since releasing the list, four more names have come to his attention that were not previously documented.

Neil Emon, OSC (Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosiers)): Saint Peter Parish, Saint Cloud, MN. Currently residing in Phoenix, AZ

Gerald Funcheon, OSC: No official Diocesan assignment but was hired by Cathedral High School, Saint Cloud, MN, as a teacher/spiritual director. Currently residing in Missouri.

Justin Weger, OSC: Saint Therese Parish, Vineland, MN. Deceased.

James Moeglein, OSC: Cathedral of Saint Mary, St. Cloud, MN. Currently residing in Onamia, MN

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