Fr. George S. Hopf: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. George S. Hopf

Ordained: 1949

  • 1950-1954: St. Joseph’s, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1955-1962: St. John de Nepomuc’s (Bohemian), Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1963-1966: St. Mary, Waukesha, WI (MIL)
  • 1967: St. Mary’s, South Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1968: Immaculate Heart of Mary, West Allis, WI (MIL)
  • 1969: Holy Rosary, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1970-1971: St. John Church, Woodhull, WI (MIL)
  • 1972-1975: St. Peter Claver, Sheboygan, WI (MIL)
  • 1976: Sick Leave (MIL) – Location Unknown
  • 1977-1978: St. John Church, South Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1979: Retired – St. John’s, South Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1980-1982: Retired – St. Peter Claver, Sheboygan, WI (MIL)
  • 1983-1993: Retired – St. Anne’s Home For the Elderly, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)
  • 1994-2003: Retired (MIL) – St. Joseph Home For The Elderly, Palatine, IL (CHI)
  • 2004: Died

Fr. George S. Hopf was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 1949. Fr. Hopf officially retired in 1978, but was placed on sick leave from 1976 until his death in 2004. In 2002, there were several allegations of child sexual abuse by Fr. Hopf that occurred in the 1960s. Including, a survivor who accused Fr. Hopf of sexually abusing him from when he was 3 to 6 years old at St. Mary’s in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2004, Fr. Hopf was named on the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s list of “Restricted Diocesan Priest Due to Substantiated Reports of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.”