Catholic Diocese of Little Rock Updates Priest Sexual Abuse List


The Catholic Diocese of Little Rock releases new information regarding child sexual abuse by clergy Friday, February 8.

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor gave a statement to the Catholics in the Diocese of Little Rock following a review by an outside firm that the Diocese hired — Kinsale Management Consulting.

The new information on the list is that Father Walter Rajmund had two victims … and credible allegations of child abuse.  

The report reads in part:

Additional Diocese of Little Rock Priests against whom unsubstantiated though credible allegations of abuse of a minor have been received, includes Walter Rajmund, who died in 1990.

Walter Rajmund

Year of Ordination: 1956

Status: Deceased (1990)

Victim Information: 2 known victims 

Assignments Held:

  • Immaculate Conception, Fort Smith (1956-1957)
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel, Little Rock (1957-1960)
  • Immaculate Conception, Fort Smith (1960-1962)
  • Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Slovak (1962-1963)
  • Immaculate Conception, Fort Smith (1963-1964)
  • St. Mary, Hot Springs (1964-1965)
  • St. Matthew, Osceola (1965-1967)
  • St. John, Hot Springs (1967-1971)
  • St. Joseph, Fayetteville (1971-1973)
  • Our Lady of Good Hope, Hope; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Magnolia (1973-1982)
  • St. Michael, West Memphis; Sacred Heart, Crawfordsville (1982-1984)
  • St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Hot Springs (1984-1990)

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