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LastFirstOrdTStatusD/ONotesDioceseSource/Assignments
F.Father  ?PAccusedDiocesanIncluded in the CO A.G. report 10/22/19. "Fr. F" was accused of propositioning a 14-year-old girl for sex during confession in late 2010 or early 2011. The diocese had previously received allegations of "Fr. F's" misconduct with adult women and alcohol-related issues. The girl and her family did not want to be interviewed by the diocese, so there was no action in that case. "Fr. F." was suspended and dismissed from the diocese due to his conduct with adult women.Pueblo, COSource:
CO Attorney General Special Masters Report 10.22.19
FabbriMario1931PAccusedDiocesanPer the PA Attorney General's 3/1/16 Grand Jury report, in 1950 Fabbri anally raped a 9th-grade boy in his rectory bed at St. John Gaulbert parish in Johnstown PA. It said Fabbri raped the boy further in NY, and in Montreal and Quebec. In 1999 the victim contacted the diocese. He said Fabbri told him, "you are not as cooperative as the others." Last known to be in Italy. Presumed dead.Altoona-Johnstown, PASource:
PA AG Statement 03.01.16; PA GJ FBI Timeline 03.01.16; PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16; Tribune-Democrat 03.01.16; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Timeline 03.06.16
Assignments:
PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16
Fafinski
Donald S.1966PAccusedDiocesanFirst revealed in 3/20/18 diocesan list as removed, retired, or having left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Working at St John Vianney in Orchard Park NY in 1988. Removed from diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of bankruptcy agreement.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Post-Journal 03.20.18; Buffalo Nwes 03.21.18; Olean Times Herald 03.21.18; Post-Journal 03.25.18; WKBW 04.29.20
Assignments:
Post-Journal 03.21.18; Jeff Anderson & Associates Assignment History
FaganBernard D.1952PSuedJesuitNamed publicly as accused on the Midwest Province Jesuits' list 12/17/18. Accused in a lawsuit of abuse at St. Francis Mission, where he worked 1954-76. Died 11/30/97. On the Rapid City diocese's list in 3/19.Rapid City, SDSource:
Midwest Province Jesuits List 12.17.18; Diocese of Rapid City List 03.21.19
Assignments:
Jesuits Midwest Province Assignment Record 12.21.18
Fagan
Joseph P.1937PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 2/13/19. One alleged victim noted. Deceased.Newark, NJSource:
Archdiocese of Newark List 02.13.19; Archdiocese of Newark Tobin Letter 02.13.19
Fagione (Faggioni)
Ernest1947PSettledSalesians of Don BoscoFagione or Faggione. Died 6/14/06. At least one claim included in almost $5.2M settlement with New Orleans archdiocese in Fall 2009. Included on archdiocese's list 11/2/18. Noted that allegation received in 2006 of abuse in the 1950s and 1960s. Worked at Archbishop Shaw High School, Hope Haven in Marrero and St. John Bosco in Harvey.New Orleans, LASource:
Times Picayune 06.18.00; Times Picayune 06.16.06; Times Picayune 03.11.10; Findagrave 06.14.16; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18; NOLA website 11.02.18
Assignments:
Findagrave 06.14.16; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.13.18
Fagowski
Edwin1942PSuedDiocesanMonsignor. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act of molesting a child at St. Benedict's in Bennington. Died 12/1/90.Buffalo, NYSource:
WBEN Radio 08.14.19; FIndagrave accessed 09.11.19
Fahey
James W.1970PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as credibly accused by the diocese on its list 1/7/21.Fall River, MASource:
Standard Times 01.09.21
Fahy
Murty M.1958PSuedOblates of St. Francis de SalesAssociate pastor at St. Anne's Church, Lodi 8/85-3/01. Also teacher at St. Mary High School 1970-85. Accused in 2006 of abuse of a girl in the mid-1990s at his church's elementary school. Police conducted investigation but were unable to substantiate the allegations. Diocese officials still investigating as of 01/07. Civil suit filed in 12/06 by a woman alleging abuse age 5-11. Plaintiff dismissed suit 11/07. Fahy died 3/2/01. Name included on list of claimed abusers attached to Stockton diocese's 5/9/14 filing in bankruptcy court.Stockton, CASource:
News-Sentinel 04.24.06; Amherst Times 04.25.06; The Record 04.25.06; Lodi News-Sentinel 01.03.07; Lodi News-Sentinel 01.04.07; Tracy Press 01.04.07; Stockton Record 01.13.07; News-Sentinel 11.29.07; Stockton Record 11.29.07; California Catholic Daily 12.07.07; SNAP Statement with link to Stockton Diocese Notice of Deadline for Filing Claims in Bankruptcy Court 07.16.14; Mercury News 07.18.14
Assignments:
Diocese of Stockton Revised List 11.12.20; Diocese of Stockton List 02.23.17
Failla
Anthony J.1956PSuedDiocesanAccused of abusing a youth in the mid-1970s. The boy lived in the rectory because his mother had died. Three nuns say they told diocesan officials of the abuse in 1996. Failla was told to stop working as a priest and to undergo counseling. He left the parish in 1997, citing personal health reasons. Surfaced later in Florida where the Brooklyn diocese told the Palm Beach bishop of allegations. Subject of lawsuit in 10/03 in large suit involving multiple priests. Died 3/31/18. On diocese's list in 2/19. It notes permanent removal from ministry 11/14/02.Brooklyn, NYSource:
Daily News 07.01.97; NY Times 03.15.02; Palm Beach Post 03.19.02; Sun-Sentinel 03.22.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.24.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Newsday 10.02.03; Palm Beach Post 02.28.04; Everhere Obituary 03.31.18; New York Daily News 02.16.19; Diocese of Brooklyn List 02.22.19
FairbairnFrank E.1969PSuedDiocesanLeft position as chaplain at Northeastern University to work as a priest in Peru, 1994-1999. Died in 9/00. Reportedly in 1/03, Fairbairn was accused for the first time in a recent lawsuit of abusing a 14-year-old boy in 1970. Per the Boston AD database in 8/11, no formal determination of guilt either because Fairbairn died prior to canonical investigation or it was not complete at his death.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 09.15.00; Boston Globe 01.30.03; The Day 01.30.03; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; Taunton Daily Gazette 08.26.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fajardo
Ricardo1987PSuedDiocesanOrdained for the Diocese of La Vega in the Dominican Republic. First assigned in the archdiocese in 1990. Incardinated 2010 into the Archdiocese of New York. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 by a 36-year-old woman who said Fajardo raped her when she was a minor and he was a priest of St. Catherine of Genoa in Manhattan. Fajardo was assigned to the parish 1999-2010. Pastor of Holy Spirit in the Bronx in 2019.New York, NYSource:
Catholic New York 05.31.12; Daily Beast 08.14.19
Falcone
Mark D.1966PAccusedNorbertineNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Norbertines of St. Norbert's Abbey in WI on its list 7/19/19. It notes one allegation. Ministry restricted.Green Bay, WISource:
St Norbert's Abbey WI List 07.19.19; Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets bio accessed 08.02.19
FalerJustin1945PAccusedBenedictineFirst named publicly as accused on the New Orleans archdiocese's list 11/2/18. Allegation received 2002 of abuse in the late 1950s. Died in 1979. Included on the St Joseph Abbey Benedictines list also in 11/18. It notes that he was alleged to have abused two minors in the late 1950s, reported in 2002 and 2006.New Orleans, LASource:
St Joseph Abbey Benedictines List November 2018; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Assignments:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Faletti
Stephen L.1983PAccusedDiocesanNative of Peoria IL, ordained for the Diocese of Jefferson City. In 2002 a youth worker (later fired by diocese) reported complaints about conduct of Faletti and another priest at a seminary for high school in 1991. Per diocese, Faletti was removed from active priesthood in the mid-1990s after credible allegations that he had molested children. Absent on leave per 2002 Catholic Directory. Faletti died 1/21/17. On diocese's list 11/8/18.Jefferson City, MOSource:
Boston Globe 04.05.02; Hurst Funeral Home 01.21.17; Diocese of Jefferson City List 11.08.18
Faller
George1918PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the diocese's list 11/29/18. Died 10/23/75.Springfield, ILSource:
Diocese of Springfield IL List 11.29.18; Diocese of Springfield IL List 11.29.18; Herald-Review 11.29.18; Herald-Review 11.29.18
Fallert
Francis J. 1952PSuedJesuitSpent most of priesthood in AK. Died 6/2/90. Plaintiffs filed 43 suits 1/09 against Jesuits and former provincial alleging that order knew of abusive priests in Alaska and did nothing to stop them. One woman in the suit alleged abuse by Fallert at St. Michael's 1956-57. Two or more pending claims shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/10. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes claims reported in 2009 of abuse 1956-57 and 1968-72.Fairbanks, AKSource:
USA Today 06.08.90; Anchorage Daily News 01.14.09; James Doe 59 et al v Society of Jesus, Oregon Province et al, Alaska Superior Court, 4th Judicial District at Bethel, 01.14.09; KGW (AP) 01.14.09; KIRO 01.14.09; Seattle Times 01.14.09; Seattle Times 01.15.09; Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit 11.12.09; Excerpt from Bankruptcy Reorganization Documents for Fairbanks Diocese 01.25.10; Pilot Station - Saint Charles Spinola Catholic Church Website 01.25.10; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
Fallon
John J.1955PConvictedDiocesanArrested in 9/85 on charges of mailing child pornography, involving photos of a boy under age 14, to a photo lab for developing. Other photos of boys from the town where Fallon was assigned were found at the rectory. Pled guilty in 12/85; sentenced to 5 years probation, including 6 months of psychiatric therapy. Lived in New Mexico "on sick leave" 1989-2000. Moved to a Syracuse retirement home; remained inactive. Syracuse diocese said it had no knowledge of his past. Died 2/5/05. On Ogdensburg diocese list 11/13/18. Named in 8/19 lawsuit(s) under the NY Child Victims Act. By 6/30/20 there were five suits naming Fallon.Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Associated Press 09.18.95; Post-Standard (NY) 07.22.02; FindAGrave 02.05.05; Watertown Daily Times 02.24.10; North Country Now 03.14.18; Watertown Daily Times 03.14.18; Bishop LeValley Letter 11.10.18; Diocese of Ogdensburg List 11.13.18; Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11.14.18; Adirondack Daily Enterprise 08.16.19; WWNY 06.30.20; Press Republican 07.17.20
Falvey
Arthur A.< 1930PSettledJesuitIn 6/09, the Jesuits settled with a man who alleged that Falvey raped him repeatedly over a four-year period, beginning in 1954 when he was age 7 and Falvey was assigned to St. Ignatius in Sacramento. Falvey died in 2/23/1966. On the Sacramento diocese's list 4/30/19. It notes an allegation received in 2018 of rape of a boy under age 14 in the early 1960s. Falvey was the brother of Fr. Mark Falvey who abused at least 10 children in CA and was the subject of a 2007 settlement by the Jesuits. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18.Sacramento, CASource:
Sacramento Bee 06.05.09; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18; Diocese of Sacramento List 04.30.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Falvey
Mark A.1928PSettledJesuitAccused in 2002 and 2003 by three people of abuse in 1950s-60s. Named in at least one civil suit. Worked in CA, China, Philippines. Accused of abusing at least 10 children 1959-75. Died 5/13/1975. Tentative settlement of $16M reached between 9 plaintiffs and Jesuit order in 5/07. Brother of Fr. Arthur Falvey who also was accused of abuse in 2009 settlement of a separate case. Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte said in 12/15 Falvey abused him when he was a freshman at Ateneo de Davao High School, and that he molested other students as well.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04; Fresno Bee 05.17.07; LA Times 05.18.07; Sacramento Bee 06.05.09; Coconuts Manila 12.01.15; Philippine Daily Inquirer 12.01.15; ABS-CBN 12.02.15; Philippine Star 12.02.15; The Rappler 12.03.15; Manila Times 12.05.15; American Conservative 05.01.17; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 04.20.06
Falvey
Sinon F.1945PSuedDiocesanDied 2/7/05 at age 85. Pastor of St. Norbert Church in Orange 1976-1989. Supervised abusers John Kenney and John Lenihan while there. He, himself, was named as abuser in civil suit file 6/25/09. Allegedly abused an altar boy from 1990-1992 after he retired. SNAP reports being contacted by other victims.Orange, CASource:
Obituary from FindAGrave 02.07.07; Orange County Weekly 06.29.09; Orange County Register 06.30.09
Farabaugh
Clint1955PSuedPrecious BloodNamed publicly as accused by the Los Angeles archdiocese in its 2004 report. One accuser noted, of abuse occurring 1973-75. Assigned 1970-90 to St. Agnes parish in L.A. One civil lawsuit known. Died 5/13/90.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
FarabaughKenneth1963PAccusedDiocesanArchdiocese learned of allegations from a third party in 1993. Individual denied making the accusations and Farabaugh also denied, so matter dropped. In 2000 the same individual met with the archdiocese and provided detailed allegations of sexual abuse. Farabaugh was under investigation by police and the archdiocese at time of his death in car accident in 12/00. (His car ran off the road and struck a tree). Name appeared on Baltimore's 9/26/02 list of abusers.Baltimore, MDSource:
Baltimore Sun 12.13.00; Archdiocese of Baltimore 09.25.02; Baltimore Sun 09.26.02
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Baltimore 9.25.02
Faraci
Douglas F.1969PAccusedDiocesanFirst revealed in 3/20/18 diocesan list as removed, retired, or having left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Working at NY General Hospital in Buffalo in 1987-1988. Removed from ministry in 2018. Case sent to Vatican. Removed from diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of bankruptcy agreement.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 03.20.18; Buffalo Stories 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Buffalo News 03.21.18; Buffalo News 11.10.19; WKBW 04.29.20
Assignments:
Jeff Anderson & Associates Assignment History
Faraone
Joseph J.1972PConvictedDiocesanLeft the priesthood sometime after 2006. Assignments included parishes in Carmel, Yorktown, Mount Kisco and Hopewell Junction. Arrested in 9/15 on charges related to sexually abusing a 50-year-old brain-injured woman who was unable to consent. The abuse occurred on multiple occasions at a facility in Brewster for those with cerebral palsey and brain-injuries, where Faraone worked. His victim had the mental capacity of a 12-year-old. Farone was convicted in 2016, and served a one-year jail sentence. In 12/17, was a high-risk registered sex offender on probation and living in Brewster. The facility faced a lawsuit in 12/22.New York, NYSource:
Journal News via USA Today 09.20.15; Poughkeepsie Journal 09.22.15; Rockland/Westchester Journal News 12.22.17
FarchetteRonald J.1969PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused by the diocese on its 11/13/18 list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor or vulnerable adult.Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Bishop LaValley Letter 11.10.18; Diocese of Ogdensburg List 11.13.18; Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11.14.18
Fares
Lawrence T.1950PAccusedDiocesanFrom Kobayath, Akkar, Lebanon. Ordained in Rome. Arrived in the U.S. in 1969, began work in the Detroit archdiocese. Incardinated in 1977. Retired in 1997. Removed from ministry in 1/21, at age 96, after the Archdiocese Board of Review deemed credible allegations of child sex abuse dating to early in his priesthood. The archdiocese was informed in 7/19 of the allegations, which had been reported to the police. Added to archdiocese's list of accused in 1/21.Detroit, MISource:
Kobayat org 04.25.90; Detroit Catholic 01.15.21; Detroit News 01.15.21
Faria Carl 1988PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the diocese's list 1/2/19. Incidents in 1968-1971 and 1973-1976 reported to the diocese in 2002. Faculties removed in 2002.Monterey, CASource:
KSBW TV 01.02.19
FarinoMichael1969PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused on the New Orleans archdiocese's list 11/2/18. Removed from ministry in 1990 after an allegation. Abuse allegedly occurred in the 1970s and 1980s.New Orleans, LASource:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Assignments:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Farland
David M.1974PAccusedDiocesanPermanently removed from ministry in 2002. Name not publicly released until 3/06. Accusation of abuse of a minor in the early 1990s, according to the diocese. The matter was handled internally by his superiors who removed Farland from any ministry with access to minors, according to Diocesan spokesman. On medical leave in 1994. Last assignment was St. Michael's Cathedral. Life of Prayer and Penance. Possibly went to live in RI.Springfield, MASource:
Statement by Diocese of Springfield 03.08.06; Republican 03.10.06; WPRI 03.10.06; Springfield Diocese List of Priests with Credible Allegations 08.30.11; SNAP 02.10.16; MassLive 02.11.16
Farmer
Donald G.1963PArrestedDiocesanLeft priesthood in the late 1960s. Laicized in 1972. Working as marriage and family counselor in 2003 when arrested for the abuse in 1966 of four preteens. Charged with 14 felony counts. Charges dismissed in 2003 when CA law was overruled by Supreme Court. Named in at least three civil suits.Los Angeles, CASource:
San Bernardino Sun 02.26.03; Press Enterprise 02.27.03; Fresno Bee 02.28.03; LA Times 07.02.03; San Bernardino Sun 07.02.03; Press-Enterprise 07.12.03; LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
Farrand
John L.1953PSuedJesuitNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Jesuits Northeast Province on its list 1/15/19. Allegation of abuse in 1961 reported in 1961. Farrand admitted to the abuse. He reportedly was teaching at Canisius High School in Buffalo when the abuse occurred. He was transferred to Brooklyn Prep the same year, and went on to teach at other schools in NY, France and Puerto Rico. His last assignment 1976-97 was at Loyola School in NY. He died in 2003. Named in a lawsuit filed in 7/20.Buffalo, NYSource:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19; ABC News 01.16.20; Democrat and Chronicle 01.31.20; Democrat and Chronicle 07.21.20
Assignments:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
Farrell
George A.1996PAccusedDiocesanPrior to 1996 ordination, Farrell was a Brother of Charity for 12 years. Placed on leave in 5/03 and sent to a "supervised living facility" after he was accused of an "isolated incident" of "inappropriate communication" over the Internet with a minor in 1997. Police and Division of Youth and Family Services investigated. No criminal charges filed. Returned to ministry in 10/04. Still active as of 3/13 at St. Joseph in North Plainfield, NJ.Metuchen, NJSource:
Home News Tribune 05.22.03; Star Ledger 05.22.03; Catholic Spirit 05.29.03; Home News Tribune 10.07.04
FarrellNolan BSettledUnknownIncluded on a list of accused priests and religious posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian 01/19/11. Garabedian said he had settled at least one claim with Boston Archdiocese involving allegations against this individual. Farrell is one of three of the accused religious who was still alive in 2011. Whereabouts unknown.Boston, MASource:
Associated Press 01.19.11; BishopAccountability List of Boston Priests Not Previously Identified 01.19.11; Boston Channel 01.19.11; Herald News 01.19.11; Metrowest Daily News 01.19.11
Farrell
William J.1947PSuedDiocesanFarrell retired in 1990 and died in 9/99. His name appeared on the Archdiocese's 7/04 list of priests fully restricted from ministry (or who would have been restricted if still living) because of credible allegations of abuse. At least one claim filed during the Archdiocese bankruptcy 2011-12. The plaintiff alleged abuse in 1973 when he was an 11-year-old boy.Milwaukee, WISource:
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 09.19.99; Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee 07.09.04; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 07.10.04; NY Times 02.03.12; Archdiocese of Milwaukee List of Clergy Offenders 03.03.12
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Archdiocese of Milwaukee Assignment Record
Farrell
William Patrick1965PAccusedDominicanTaught high school in Chicago and in Dallas TX, assigned in 1971 to a parish in Edina MN. Accusations surfaced in 2017 that Farrell sexually abused a 16-year-old Chicago boy in 1970, when Farrell was a Fenwick High faculty member and the boy was a student. Farrell's accuser wrote the Dominicans in 11/17 and received an apology. He said he knew of at least one other student who had been molested by Farrell. In 2016 a man alleged that Farrell molested him when he was a vulnerable 21 year-old. The man said he met Farrell via a Catholic charismatic organization in MN in the 1970s. When Farrell was assigned to a chaplaincy at Southwestern U. in LA in 1973, he asked the young man to help him move. His accuser said that during stops at hotels on two nights, Farrell awakened him, naked, wanting sex. Farrell died 2/8/89.Chicago, ILSource:
Owatonna People's Press 07.02.16; Atlanta Journal-Constitution 08.17.18; Findagrave accessed 11.01.18; OakPark website 01.08.19
FarrellyClarence Edward1927PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its 2/22/19 list. It notes two allegations received, of abuse of girls, occurring in the 1960s. Retired 1979. Died 1987. Its list updated 9/24/19 shows three allegations.Sioux City, IASource:
Diocese of Sioux City List 02.22.19; Diocese of Sioux City List updated 09.24.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Sioux City List 02.22.19; Diocese of Sioux City List updated 09.24.19
Farrington
William C. BSuedJesuitRemoved from Jesuit High in Sacramento in 1987 after two reports of "misconduct." Had worked there since 1976. Removed in 2002 from his administrative job at Loyola Marymount U. after allegations he had abused a Jesuit High student. In 2012 a 1968 graduate of Bellarmine Prep in San Jose told the Jesuits that Farrington sexually abused him at the school in the 1960s. Farrington supervised students who lived on campus. After a letter from the school to alumni, more former students reportedly said they had also been abused. Sent in 2003 to live under supervision at the Sacred Heart Retreat Center in Los Gatos. In 2012 SNAP said four others had come forward. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes abuse 1963-70, 1973-75, 1981-86, reported in 2003 and 2012. Lawsuit filed 1/20 claiming abuse in the 1960s of a Bellarmine Prep student.San Jose, CASource:
CBS Sacramento 09.11.12; NBC Bay Area 09.11.12; San Jose Mercury News 09.11.12; Mercury News 09.12.12; Mercury Register 09.12.12; The Patch 09.12.12; UPI 09.13.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 09.17.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 09.17.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 09.20.12; Sacramento Bee 09.20.12; The Patch 09.26.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 09.27.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 09.28.12; Los Angeles Loyolan 10.01.12; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18; Fox 40 04.30.19; Sacramento Bee 05.01.19; CBS 13 05.03.19; KRON 01.01.20
Farris
Daniel L.1967PAccusedDiocesanFirst identified publicly as accused by the Santa Fe archdiocese on its list 9/12/17. Deceased.Santa Fe, NMSource:
Archdiocese of Santa Fe list 09.12.17; Archdiocese of Santa Fe List 03.08.19
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Santa Fe List 03.08.19
Farris
John V. 1949PSuedVincentianAttended St. John Seminary in Kansas City and worked in nine Missouri parishes. Major issues with alcoholism throughout career. Spent seven years at St. John's and/or Queen of Angels Seminary in CA. Sued in 2003 in CA, accused of abuse of a youth 1951-54. Died in 2003. Personnel file released 09/09/13. Also worked in Denver CO and Cape Girardeau and Perryville, MO. On Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese's list updated 4/1/19. Included on the Vincentians list in 2020.Los Angeles, CASource:
The Wander 01.08.04; LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04; LA Daily News 09.09.13; SNAP Statement 09.12.13; SNAP Statement 09.16.13; East Missourian 09.20.13; SNAP Statement re Personnel File 10.25.13; Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau List 04.01.19
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06; Vincentians Western Province List 12.07.20
Farry
James F.1946PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Died 1990. Sent to live at St. Michael's School for Boys in Hoban Heights in 1/54 after suffering an aneurism. Bishop Hannan moved Farry in 5/60 due to the priest's "intolerable" relations with the guests there. Farry was transferred to Cure of Ars Hospice. He later assisted at St. Mary's in Old Forge, was chaplain at St. Mary's Vialla in Elmhurst, then resided at St. Boniface in Willaimsport 11/76-6/90. He died in 1990. In 2006 a man reported to the diocese that when he was a resident as a child of St. Michael's 1953-54, he was sexually abused by a priest, later identified as Farry. The diocese agreed to take care of the man's counseling co-payments. On diocese's list 8/19/18 (as James E.).Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Farwell
Richard B.1981PConvictedDiocesanPlaced on leave 5/85; diocese announced he was assigned to "a priestly ministry program" in RI; actually sent to House of Affirmation in MA for treatment. Returned to Charlotte diocese 7/88. Accused 2/99 of abuse of 10- to 12-year-old boy 19 years prior. Sent to Miami FL archdiocese in 2000 with letter of reference from Bishop Curlin. Same accuser resurfaced 2002. Faculties revoked 4/02. Indicted 8/02 on charges of " indecent liberties" with boy in mid-1980s. Pled no contest 11/04; sentenced to 180 days probation, counseling and community service. Civil suit filed 7/19/11. Accused of abuse of an altar boy; grooming began in the early 1980s when the boy was 14, after the boy confided to Farwell that he had been raped by a truck driver while hitch-hiking. Filed suit 4/13/20. On diocese's list 12/29/19.Charlotte, NCSource:
Sun-Sentinel 04.18.02; Charlotte Observer 04.19.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.20.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.24.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Charlotte Observer 06.14.02; Charlotte Observer 08.06.02; Charlotte Observer 11.04.04; Charlotte Observer (AP) 11.04.04; News Channel 36 07.19.11; Charlotte Observer 07.20.11; WSOC 07.20.11; Salisbury Post 07.21.11; Charlotte Observer 07.25.11; WCNC 02.11.12; Charlotte Observer 05.31.14; Charlotte Observer 06.20.14; SNAP Statement 06.20.14; Seth Langson Media Statement 06.23.14; WSOC 07.07.14; Charlotte Observer 07.08.14; sethlangsonlaw 05.07.16; WBTV 09.06.18; WFAE 12.02.19; Diocese of Charlotte List 12.29.19; John Doe v Charlotte Diocese 04.13.20; Charlotte Observer 04.14.20; FOX 46 TV 04.14.20; WCCB TV 04.14.20; WFAE 04.14.20; WSOC TV 04.14.20; Associated Press 04.15.20
Assignments:
Assignment record compiled by Law Firm; Diocese of Charlotte Assignment Record 12.29.19
Fassbinder
Richard Wayne1953PAccusedDiocesanRetired in 1997. Privileges removed 4/02 after review board determined "reasonable cause" to suspect he had sexually abused a male minor during his assignment at Prince of Peace parish. Abuse said to have begun in 1974 and ended in mid-1980s. Allegations first reported 12/01. Died 5/04. Name also on 2003 Archdiocesan list of abusers. Per documents released by archdiocese in 11/14, Fassbinder admitted taking nude pics of and a "sexual relationship" with a boy, beginning in 1974 when the boy was age 16 and continuing for 15 years; he said he didn't know the boy was a minor. He was in ministry for two years after his admission.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Daily Herald 04.10.02; Chicago Sun Times 04.10.02; Chicago Tribune 04.10.02; Chicago Sun-Times 01.17.03; Chicago Sun-Times 06.15.03; Chicago Tribune 05.09.04; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Daily Herald 11.06.14; Archdiocese of Chicago Documents 11.11.15
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Fassbinder Personnel File; Jeff Anderson & Associates Timeline
FateAlbert A.1913PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as credibly accused by the diocese in 4/20. Alleged victim(s) came forward after Fate's death. He died 6/16/63.Toledo, OHSource:
Toledo Blade 04.29.20
Assignments:
Diocese of Toledo Assignments
Fatooh
Charles George1985BSuedMarianistAccused in a 2006 lawsuit of abuse of a student 1973-74 at Chaminade College Prep in Canoga Park, where he was later principal. Left the Marianists and was ordained a priest on 8/24/85 for the Monterey diocese, where he became monsignor, Chancellor, and Moderator of the Curia. Still listed as an active priest at St. Joseph church in Cayucos in the 2010 Monterey Directory. Marianist personnel file released 7/13 as part of 2007 LA settlement.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; Contra Costa Times 07.31.13; Personnel File released by Marianist Order 07.31.13
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
Faucher
W. Thomas1971PConvictedDiocesanRetired 2015. Canon lawyer, writer. Arrested 2/2/18 by the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children unit, charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (marijuana, LSD and ecstasy) and 12 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Per prosecutor, porn found on Faucher's computer included images of torture and sex abuse of infants and toddlers. Pastor of St. Mary's 2002-retirement. By 2/14/18 diocese received allegation that Faucher sexually abused a child 40-plus years previously. By 4/13/18 another alleged victim had come forward. One of the two said Faucher abused him 1987-89 when he was in grades 6 and 7 at Sacred Heart, and Faucher was pastor. Pled guilty to child porn in plea deal 9/18. Sentenced to 25 years prison with no parole. Laicization announced in 10/19. Faucher appealed his sentenced; it was upheld by ID court in 4/20.Boise, IDSource:
Idaho Press-Tribune 02.02.18; Idaho Statesman 02.03.18; Idaho Statesman 02.03.18; KIFI-TV 02.03.18; KIVI TV 02.03.18; KIVITV 02.05.18; Idaho Statesman 02.06.18; KTVB 02.06.18; Idaho Press-Tribune 02.07.18; KTVB 02.07.18; KTVB 02.07.18; Catholic News Service via National Catholic Reporter 02.08.18; Idaho Statesman 02.09.18; Idaho Statesman 02.12.18; Fox News 02.14.18; Idaho Statesman 02.14.18; Idaho Statesman 02.20.18; Idaho Statesman 02.26.18; Idaho Statesman 03.13.18; Idaho Statesman 04.13.18; Associated Press 04.14.18; KTVB 04.17.18; Idaho Statesman 04.18.18; Idaho Statesman 05.24.18; Idaho Statesman 06.03.18; Idaho Statesman 07.16.18; Idaho Statesmen 09.26.18; AP via US News and World Report 09.28.18; Idaho Statesman 12.20.18; Idaho Statesman 02.02.19; National Catholic Register 02.14.19; Idahonews com 10.19.19; Idaho Statesman 10.21.19; Diocese of Boise List 10.24.19; Catholic Sentinel 12.15.19; AP via Lewiston Tribune 04.23.20
Faue
Gerald 1951PSuedBenedictineReligious brother at St. John's Abbey in 1950. Ordained in 1951. Accused of abuse 1965-67. Named in at least two civil suits. Abuse was alleged at St. Benedict in Montebello, CA. Died 1/30/88. Some of his personnel files released 7/13 reference "his problem" or "difficulty." Buried at Saint Gregory Abbey Cemetery in Shawnee, OK.Los Angeles, CASource:
Behind the Pine Curtain; FindAGrave 1988; LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04; Contra Costa Times 07.31.13; LA Times 07.31.13
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
FaueMatthias1951PAccusedBenedictineNamed publicly as credibly accused by the OK City archdiocese on its list 10/3/19. Died 1/30/88.Oklahoma City, OKSource:
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City List 10.03.19
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City List Updated 01.21.20
FaustClaude1939PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/31/19. Died in 1973.Austin, TXSource:
Diocese of Austin List 01.31.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Austin Assignments
Favreau
Bruce T.1980PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused by the diocese on its 11/13/18 list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor or vulnerable adult.Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Bishop LaValley Letter 11.10.18; Diocese of Ogdensburg List 11.13.18; Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11.14.18
FayRobert D.1967PSettledDiocesanFay took "health leave for a heart condition" in 1988 but worked as a real estate agent. A woman filed suit in 12/02 alleging that he abused her as a teen in the 1970s. Said he provided her and others with alcohol and marijuana. Settled in 2003. Per files released in 2/03, the church knew in 1980 that Fay had been arrested in NH for "drunkenness and use of narcotics" and there were other allegations of misbehavior with youths. Involuntary laicization announced 2/12/05.Boston, MASource:
Middlesex Court case file 2002-02685; Boston Globe 12.27.02; Boston Globe 02.11.03; Patriot Ledger 02.11.03; Patriot Ledger 02.12.03; Boston Globe 10.08.03; The Enterprise 02.11.05; Boston Herald 02.12.05; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; Metrowest Daily News 08.26.11
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Fedders
William J.1968PSuedDiocesanOrdained for the Diocese of Covington. Incardinated into the Diocese of Lexington when it was established in 1988. A man reported to the Lexington Bishop J. Kendrick WIlliams in 1993 that Fedders abused him three times in 1983 when he was a 14-year-old 8th grader and altar boy at Christ the King in Lexington. The alleged victim suggested a settlement of $200K in 1994, but the diocese offered only to pay for counseling. The man rejected the counseling offer. He filed a civil suit in 6/02. Fedders was suspended. Permanently removed in 9/04, given a 'life of prayer and penance'. Case dismissed on SOL. Not reported to police until 2004. Included on the Covington diocese's 7/31/20 list of those with substantiated allegation(s). On Lexington's list in 8/20. It notes that Fedders admitted to "a single incident of inappropriate sexual behavior with a minor."Lexington, KYSource:
Lexington Herald-Leader 06.04.02; Cincinnati Enquirer 06.07.02; Courier Journal 06.07.02; Cincinnati Enquirer 06.12.02; Lexington Herald Leader 06.29.02; Associated Press 09.13.03; Lexington Herald-Leader 01.17.04; Lexington Herald Leader 06.03.05; Lexington Herald-Leader 06.11.05; Lexington Herald-Leader 03.23.06; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20; Lexington Herald Leader 08.15.20; Diocese of Lexington List 08.17.20
Assignments:
Cincinnati Enquirer 07.07.02; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20; Diocese of Lexington List 08.17.20
Federici
Martin J.1966PSettledDiocesanPlaced on leave after suit filed 9/96 alleged that Federici sexually abused a 12-year-old boy in a confessional and rectory in 1981. Two suits filed in 1996 and one in 1999 alleged abuse of 16-year-old, 13-year-old and another teen. One settled in 1999 and others in 2001. Additional claim(s) settled 2003. Laicization announced 5/03. New suit filed in 2010 by convicted rapist who alleged abuse 1976-77. Federici died 5/7/13. Five cases naming four priests of diocese, including Federici, settled 5/17. Per 2019 report commissioned by the diocese, there were 19 victims, boys and girls ages 8-17, abused 1967-94.Bridgeport, CTSource:
Connecticut Law Tribune 05.19.97; Associated Press 05.24.99; Associated Press 08.05.99; Hartford Courant 03.09.01; Hartford Courant 03.09.02; Connecticut Post 03.17.02; Associated Press 05.11.02; Connecticut Post 10.18.02; Connecticut Post 11.13.02; Connecticut Post 05.28.03; Connecticul Post 10.16.03; Associated Press 10.17.03; Connecticut Post 11.24.09; News-Times 11.25.09; Connecticut Post 12.01.09; Hartford Courant 12.02.09; Connecticut Post 12.06.09; Connecticut Post 09.09.10; Federici Obituary 05.07.13; Connecticut Post 09.15.16; Connecticut Post 09.17.16; Stamford Advocate 06.05.17; NBC Connecticut 06.06.17; Connecticut Post 06.11.17; Diocese of Bridgeport Settlements List 02.22.19; Diocese of Bridgeport List Updated 03.22.19
Assignments:
Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm; Holzberg Report 10.01.19
Federico
Ralph P.1952PSuedDiocesanNamed in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act. Two more lawsuits, filed in 7/20, claim Federico sexually abused boys while assigned to St. John's in Jamestown. Also accused of abusing boys while pastor of Our Lady of Pompeii in Depew. Per two of the suits, Federico's victims were abused at age 10, one in around 1976, the other around 1974. Federico was known for speaking out against pornography and obscenity in literature. He died 10/19/07.Buffalo, NYSource:
The Observer 07.30.20
FedorJames F.1973PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Per the report, Fedor sought counseling for himself 1981-86 due to his desire for contact with young girls. In 1986-87 he underwent psychological evaluation and treatment. He went on Indefinite Leave of Absence 7/91 and was laicized 5/3/94. In 2012 a woman told the diocese that Fedor sexually abused her over a two-year period, beginning in 1978 when she was age 10. On diocese's list 8/19/18. On Richmond diocese's list 2/13/19.Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18; Diocese of Richmond List 02.13.19; News Channel 6 02.13.19
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
FeehanVincent1977PSettledDiocesanFeehan was one of four priests accused of abuse of a boy. A civil suit settled and was dismissed in 1991. Included on the archdiocese's list 11/2/18. It notes allegation of received in 1987 of abuse in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and that Feehan then went on leave. He died in 2010.New Orleans, LASource:
UPI 12.19.87; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Assignments:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Feely
Theodore1958PSuedConventual FranciscanFeely worked in IL, CA and NV. In 2002 two men alleged Feely of abused them when they were minors in IL 1968-72. One of the men filed 2/06 civil suit against the Rockford Diocese claiming Feely repeatedly sexually abused him, including rape, at age 13 in 1969. The man said the abuse started on a four-day trip to the Wisconsin Dells. He said he was awakened by the priest choking him, and was then sodomized. Feely's accuser also said he told another priest during confession, who pulled him out of the confessional, said he was evil then pushed him down the stairs. The lawsuit was dismissed on SOL. Feely died in NV in 1991. On Rockford diocese's list 11/14/18. On Las Vegas diocese's list 4/12/19. On Stockton diocese's list 11/12/20; worked there at St. George's 1981-82.Rockford, ILSource:
Rockford Register Star 06.25.02; Press-Enterprise (CA) 01.19.05; Press-Enterprise (CA) 02.04.05; Rock River Times (Series) 07.20.05; Rock River Times 08.03.05; Rock River Times 10.28.05; Bondick Testimony 11.22.05; Chicago Tribune 02.24.06; Rockford Register Star 02.24.06; Rock River Times 03.01.06; Diocese of Rockford List 11.14.18; Rock River Times 11.17.18; Rock River Times 11.17.18; Rock River Times 11.19.18; Diocese of Las Vegas List 04.23.19
Assignments:
Detailed BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of Stockton Revised List 11.12.20
FeeneyJohn J.C.1955PAccusedDiocesanDied 1/16/04. Name quietly added, along with 23 others, to the Los Angeles archdiocese's Final Addendum posted on its website 1/31/13.Los Angeles, CASource:
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Final Addendum 01.31.13; Digital Journal 02.14.13
Assignments:
BishopAccountability Assignment Record
Feeney
John Patrick1952PConvictedDiocesanAccused of sex abuse of many boys and girls. Removed 1986. Assigned to 18 parishes in 30 years. Convicted 2004. Sentenced 15 years prison; served 8. Released 11/11. Laicized 8/05. Also worked in NV, CA, NE. Claim in $660M L.A. archdiocese settlement 7/07. Suit filed in NV 1/08. Brothers from criminal case filed fraud case against Diocese 1/08. WI trial held 5/12. Jury found Diocese committed fraud and awarded plaintiffs $700K. They dropped punitive damages claims. New Trial set for 5/13; settled 3/13 for $700K. Another trial in NV 10/12. $500K against Green Bay. Diocese appealed; NV Supreme Court reversed ruling 05/15. On Omaha archdiocese's list 11/30/19, noting abuse 1962-63 as an extern priest. On Green Bay diocese's list 1/17/19. On Las Vegas diocese's list 4/12/19.Green Bay, WISource:
Collection of Articles prior to 10.10.12; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10.11.12; Fox 11 11.02.12; Green Bay Post-Gazette 11.02.12; SNAP Statement 11.02.12; Wisconsin State Journal 11.02.12; Wisconsin State Journal 11.02.12; KOLO 11.03.12; Post Crescent 11.03.12; Chippewa Herald 01.06.13; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 03.19.13; Press-Gazette 03.19.13; San Francisco Chronicle 03.19.13; WBAY 03.19.13; WHBY 03.19.13; Press-Gazette 03.21.13; SNAP Statement 03.22.13; Wausau Daily Herald 03.22.13; WBAY 03.22.13; We are Green Bay 03.22.13; SNAP Press Release 12.17.13; SNAP Statement 12.17.13; UPI 12.18.13; Mining Journal 12.24.13; Chippewa Herald 01.06.15; Courthouse News Service 05.29.15; The Catholic Voice (Omaha) 12.03.18; Diocese of Green Bay List 01.17.19; Diocese of Green Bay List: Feeney 01.17.19; Diocese of Las Vegas List 04.12.19; Archdiocese of Omaha List updated 06.01.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of Green Bay List: Feeney 01.17.19
FeeneyLeonard1941PSuedOrder of St. Benedict (OSB)A civil suit filed in 1/08 alleged Feeney abused a boy in the 1950s at St. Martin's High School in Lacey. The abuse allegedly lasted two years when the boy was in 9th and 10th grades. The same plaintiff also alleged abuse by two Christian Brothers at Briscoe School in Kent when he was in 7th grade. A second suit filed 5/28/08 by three more plaintiffs alleged abuse by Feeney in the mid-late 1950s. Feeney died in 1980. Name included on Archdiocese of Seattle's list 1/15/16 of clergy and religious with admitted, established or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor.Seattle, WASource:
The Olympian 01.22.08; Seattle Post-Intelligencer 01.23.08; The Olympian 05.30.08; Archdiocese of Seattle List 01.15.16; The Stranger 01.15.16
FeeneyRobert E.1956PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/2/20. Allegations substantiated. Faculties permanently removed 4/17/02. Died 4/3/06.Fargo, NDSource:
Bismarck Tribune Obituary 04.05.06; Diocese of Bismarck List 01.02.20
Feeney
Thomas J.1937PSettledDiocesanSued at least twice. Accused of abuse in 1950s-60s. Former vicar general of diocese. Died 1981. Diocese admitted in 5/06 that allegations were credible. Four additional suits filed 5/06. Civil trial began in 9/06 in a suit filed in 2005. A man testified that Feeney abused him for 6 years, beginning when he was about age 6. Jury awarded plaintiff $1.5M. Included on the diocese's list of credibly accused 7/14/18. It notes allegations of abuse of 15 male minors, the earliest known abuse in 1957.Davenport, IASource:
Des Moines Register 07.30.05; Quad City Times 07.30.05; Quad City Times 08.06.05; Quad-City Times 01.26.06; Press-Citizen (AP) 05.12.06; WCF Courier 05.23.06; KTIV 09.06.06; Des Moines Register (AP) 09.13.06; Quad Cities Online 09.13.06; Des Moines Register 09.14.06; Des Moines Register 09.15.06; Sioux City Journal 09.15.06; Quad-Cities Online 09.18.06; Des Moines Register 10.12.06; Sioux City Journal 11.19.06; Quad-City Times 07.10.08; Diocese of Davenport List 07.14.08; Quad-City Times 07.18.08; Quad-City Times 10.19.12
Assignments:
BA.org Concise Assignment Record; BA.org Assignment Record; Catholic Messenger 07.17.08
Feeser
William 1977PAccusedDiocesanRetired 2010 for health reasons. Living at Immaculate Conception Parish in Sacramento when accused 10/11 of sex abuse of a girl at Our Lady of Assumption in Carmichael, where he was assigned 1977-82. Removed from ministry. Died in 2012. Accused in 2016 of abuse of a boy while at Our Lady of Assumption between 1977 and 1978. Both alleged victims under age 14 at time of abuse. On diocese's list 4/30/19.Sacramento, CASource:
Sacramento Bee 10.24.11; The Patch 10.25.11; CBS Sacramento 11.01.11; KCRA 11.01.11; The Patch 11.01.11; Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit 11.03.11; Diocese of Sacramento Feeser Profile 04.30.19; Diocese of Sacramento List 04.30.19; Sacramento Bee 04.30.19; Yolo County News 05.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Sacramento Feeser Profile 04.30.19
FeichtJoseph A.1939PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Youngstown diocese on its list updated 3/5/20. Allegations made after his death. Died in 1965.Youngstown, OHSource:
Diocese of Youngstown List updated 03.05.20
Feiten
John Richard1948PAccusedDiocesanFollowing a recent court order, on 12/16/13 Bishop Quinn released a list of 13 names of priests who had "credible" accusations of abuse involving minors. Feiten's inclusion on this list is the first public notice that he had been accused of abuse. He retired from active ministry in 6/00 and died 7/9/01. After his death, two separate complaints of abuse of minor boys were received against Feiten. Abuse in 1969 was reported in 2002 and a second, undated complaint was made in 04/06.Winona, MNSource:
Anderson & Assoc Press Release 12.16.13; Diocese of Winona Statement and List of Accused Priests with Assignments 12.16.13; Owatonna People's Press 12.16.13; Star Tribune 12.16.13; Winona Daily News 12.16.13; Diocese of Winona Updated List & Media Statement 06.23.14; Winona Daily News 06.23.14; WXOW 06.23.14; Winona Daily News 06.24.14
Assignments:
Diocese of Winona Assignment Sheet
Feldhaus
Thomas F.1976PSuedDiocesanRemoved in 2003 after an accusation of abuse of a youth in 1979. A civil suit filed in 3/04 by a different man alleged he was abused as a boy by Feldhaus 1986-91, at Our Lady of Victory. On administrative leave until laicization in 10/14.Cincinnati, OHSource:
Cincinnati Post 12.05.03; Dayton Daily News 03.12.04; Cincinnati Enquirer 03.16.04; Archdiocese of Cincinnati Status Report 02.07.06; Dayton Daily News 04.22.07; WLWT 10.28.14; WLWT 10.28.14; Cincinnati com 10.29.14; WCPO 10.29.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Feldkamp
Angelo J.1968PAccusedNorbertineTeacher at Notre Dame Academy in Green Bay when placed on leave in 5/02 by the Norbertines, after allegations that he abused a child more than 25 years prior. Died 3/12/19. On the St. Norbert Abbey's list of credibly accused 7/19/19. It notes multiple allegations.Green Bay, WISource:
Green Bay Press Gazette 05.08.02; Wisconsin State Journal (AP) 05.08.02; Norbertines Obituary accessed 08.02.19
Feltman
Philip S.1966PReinstatedDiocesanA woman complained in 2002 that Feltman abused her when she was age 9 in 1972 at St. Thomas Aquinas parish. Diocesan review board found accusations to be credible and Feldman was placed on leave in 1/03. He denied all charges. A disciplinary panel was scheduled. The woman refused to appear before the local church inquiry board, so the matter was forwarded to the Vatican. In 7/03 Feltman was returned to ministry after a Vatican council found that there wasn't enough evidence to support the claims. He retired in 5/09.Toledo, OHSource:
Toledo Blade 07.20.03; Associated Press 07.27.03
Feltman
Thomas2001PAccusedDiocesanSuspended 5/17 after complaints of 'inappropriate activities' with youth in Wyndmere. Pastor at time of parishes in Wyndmere and Milnor. Reportedly would hug girls, his hand touching their breasts or buttocks. Law enforcement investigated, no charges brought. Suspension pending diocese's investigation. Feltman denied wrongdoing. State's attorney investigated, saying in 8/17 Feltman's behavior was inappropriate but not a sex offense, so he would not be charged.Fargo, NDSource:
KVRR 07.28.17; West Fargo Pioneer 07.28.17; News-Monitor 08.09.17
Feltz
Joseph F.1979PAccusedDiocesanPlaced on leave in 11/18 after an allegation in a lawsuit that he sexually abused a boy, age 9 or 10, in the mid-1980s. HIs accuser also alleged abuse by four other priests who were named in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury report, accused of being part of a "ring of predatory priests." Feltz denied the allegation.Pittsburgh, PASource:
KDKA TV 11.24.18; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 11.24.18; TribLive 11.24.18; KDKA 11.25.18; WPXI 11.25.18
Feminelli
John J.1987PSuedDiocesanAccused of buying presents for a 15-year-old boy in exchange for wrestling matches. Feminelli was a deacon at time; ordained even after charges made by boy and family. Denied the allegations. The family said church did not believe them and drove them away by circulating false information about them. Case dismissed in 1991. Retired 4/16/07. Included on the diocese's list 1/31/19. In 3/19 Feminelli filed a defamation suit against the diocese.Corpus Christi, TXSource:
Court of Appeals Decision in Kelly v Diocese of Corpus Christi, 13-91-287-CV, 05.14.92; Houston Chronicle 09.29.92; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Diocese of Corpus Christi List 01.31.19; Corpus Christi Caller Times 06.20.19; Catholic News Agency 06.22.19; Caller Times 01.28.20
Femminineo
Joseph P.1958PAccusedDiocesanAssignments included all girls' Ladywood High School in Livonia, MI in 1985-87. It was announced in 2002 that Femminineo resigned from St. Rita Parish in Holly MI 10/20/96 after old allegations surfaced of sexual misconduct involving minors. In 5/05 the archdiocese announced that the Vatican had permanently barred Femminineo from public ministry. Included on the archdiocese's list 6/10/19.Detroit, MISource:
Detroit Free Press 03.02.02; Detroit News 07.14.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Associated Press 05.27.05; Michigan Catholic 05.27.05; Archdiocese of Detroit List 06.10.19
FenertyMartin BAccusedFSC - Brothers of the Christian SchoolsPer Fenerty's personnel file, a woman made a complaint of abuse against Br. Fenerty in 4/02. No date of abuse was stated and no litigation was filed. The woman alleged that Fenerty molested her on several occasions when she was ages 5 1/2 -12. The abuse allegedly occurred in Santa Fe where Fenerty was a teacher. Fenerty denied abuse but said there was an occasional hug. He was placed on leave and then "retired." Reportedly remained active in 2007,El Paso, TXSource:
Doe vs NOSF et al; El Paso Cty, No 2003-847; Times Picayune 03.04.07
Fennessy
Keith1984PAccusedDiocesanSuspended from position at St. Columba's in Manhattan in 6/15, where he'd served since 2011, after pornography discovered on his computer "that violated the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People." Small notice in archdiocesan newspaper after suspension. Archdiocese announced in 3/16 that its Review Board investigated and recommended Fennessy no longer be permitted to serve as a priest. In 5/20 Fennessy filed suit against Cardinal Dolan, claiming he was falsely accused. On archdiocese's list 4/26/19. Removed from ministry.New York, NYSource:
Catholic New York 03.30.16; Staten Island Advance 04.05.16; Staten Island Advance 04.05.16; New York Post 05.20.17; Staten Island Advance 05.21.17; DNA Info 05.22.17; Archdiocese of New York List 04.26.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Feret
Francis S.1962PSuedDiocesanOne of 21 priests placed on administrative leave by Philadelphia archdiocese 3/7/11 pending investigation for credible allegations involving sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors. One man reported in 2006 that Feret abused him at age 9 in the early 1970s. Last assignment was at St. Adalbert Church in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section. Archdiocese announced 5/4/12 that allegations were substantiated and Feret would be permanently removed from active ministry. Suit filed 9/18/12.Philadelphia, PASource:
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Press Release 03.08.11; NY Times 03.08.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.08.11; Statement of Cardinal Rigali Regarding Administrative Leaves 03.08.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.09.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.10.11; Archdiocese of Philadelphia Statement 05.04.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.04.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.04.12; Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 05.04.12; Catholics4Change 05.15.12; The Verdict 05.17.12; Druding v Archdiocese of Philadelphia et al, 09.18.12; NBC 10 09.18.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 09.18.12
Assignments:
CBS Philly 9.18.12 (add'l article); Druding v. Archdiocese of Milwaukee 9.18.12 (add'l article)
FergusonAlphonsus < 1941PSuedFranciscanFrom Ireland. Per Ames Daily Tribune of 10/29/41, he had just returned from China after spending 10 years in missions field. Same article refers to him as a member of the St. Columban's Mission Society of Omaha. Member of Franciscan Servants of the Sacred Heart out of Omaha, NE per 2014 articles. A man who was an altar boy at Guardian Angels Church in Hastings, MN in the early 1950s filed a civil suit 7/2/14 alleging anal rape by Ferguson and referring to multiple other victims. Ferguson was at Guardian Angels 1951-65. Worked in MN, NY, NE, IA and Ireland. Died in the 1970s (apparently in Ireland). .St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Hastings Star Gazette 07.02.14; KARE 07.02.14; Pioneer Press 07.02.14
FergusonGeorge 1956PSuedDiocesanNamed as abuser of one youth when the boy attended St. Anthony's Parish in Missoula. No date for abuse is given. Claim is included in amended civil suit filed 9/29/11 against the Helena Diocese and Ursuline Order of Nuns by multiple plaintiffs. Died 6/12/86. Diocese originally claimed he was a Jesuit, not diocesan, priest. Included on the Helena diocese's list posted to its website 4/29/15 in compliance with the non-monetary terms of the 3/5/15 bankruptcy settlement.Helena, MTSource:
Press Statement from Law Offices of Kosnoff Pllc; NBC Montana 10.26.11; PRNewswire 10.26.11; KFBB 10.27.11; Diocese of Helena List 04.29.16
Assignments:
Diocese of Helena List 04.29.16
Ferguson
Ivan1970PSettledDiocesanOrdained an Auxiliary Priest of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles in an Apostolic Vicariate in the Diocese of St. Joseph of the Amazon, Peru. Incardinated in 1979 into the Archdiocese of Hartford. Removed from ministry 3/4/93. Three men claimed in 1993 civil suits abuse as minors by Ferguson in the 1970s. One suit was withdrawn, two were settled. Still a priest in 3/02, but no ministerial or teaching duties. Died 12/16/02. At least two claims included in 10/05 $14M settlement with archdiocese involving 14 priests. Separate suits filed by three brothers in 8/07 and 11/07 alleging abuse in the late 1970s. In 7/08 two more suits were filed claiming 1981 abuse. Diocese found negligent in 2012 civil trial before jury. Judgment of $1M for one plaintiff. Archdiocese asked supreme court to overturn the verdict as of 9/12/14. On Hartford archdiocese's list 1/22/19. On Norwich diocese's list 2/22/19.Hartford, CTSource:
Hartford Courant 03.11.93; Hartford Courant 03.28.93; Hartford Courant 03.09.02; Hartford Courant 11.01.05; NY Times 11.01.05; Hartford Courant 09.15.07; New Haven Register 09.17.07; Hartford Courant 11.14.07; New Haven Register 11.14.07; Waterbury Republican-American 11.14.07; Hartford Courant 07.10.08; Newsday 07.10.08; The Patch 08.12.11; Hartford Courant 01.24.12; Valley Independent Sentinel 01.25.12; Hartford Courant 01.26.12; Hartford Courant 01.27.12; Hartford Courant 01.31.12; Hartford Courant 02.01.12; Hartford Courant 02.02.12; Hartford Courant 02.07.12; Hartford Courant 02.09.12; Hartford Courant 02.10.12; Republic 02.10.12; WFSB 03.28.12; Hartford Courant 11.26.12; CT News 09.11.14; Norwich Bulletin 09.12.14; SNAP Statement 09.17.14; SNAP Statement 09.18.14; Fox CT 09.22.14; Norwich Bulletin 04.08.16; Boston Globe 05.14.16; Connecticut Law Tribune 08.05.16; Courthouse News Service 09.19.18; Hartford Courant 01.22.19; Diocese of Norwich List 02.22.19
Assignments:
Partial Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm; Archdiocese of Hartford Assignment Record
FerlandOscar1944PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 7/1/19. Died 7/8/98. Allegation(s) received after his death.Providence, RISource:
Diocese of Providence List 07.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Providence Assignment Record
Fernandes
Mark E.2004PAccusedDiocesanOne of 21 priests placed on administrative leave by Philadelphia archdiocese 3/7/11 pending investigation for credible allegations involving sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors. Last assignment was at St. Agnes Church in Sellersville, Bucks County. Permanently removed 12/13 after determination that there was no allegations of sexual misconduct but he acted in violation of church standards.Philadelphia, PASource:
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Press Release 03.08.11; NY Times 03.08.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.08.11; Statement of Cardinal Rigali Regarding Administrative Leaves 03.08.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.09.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.10.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.20.11; Intelligencer 12.15.13; NBC 10 12.15.13; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.15.13; Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 12.15.13; WPVI 6ABC 12.15.13
Fernandes
Stephen A.1976PConvictedDiocesanArrested in 11/04 and placed on leave after a computer repair technician found child pornography involving men and boys on his laptop computer and reported it to the Diocese. Assigned to Our Lady of Fatima in New Bedford at the time of his arrest. Also charged with exhibiting or posing at least one child engaged in a sexual act. Pleaded guilty. Sentenced in 11/05 to 8 months in prison, 4 years probation and a $20K fine.Fall River, MASource:
Boston Herald 11.02.04; Cape Cod Times 11.02.04; Cape Cod Times 11.04.04; Boston Globe 11.09.04; Cape Cod Times 11.09.04; New Bedford Herald News 01.19.05; Boston Globe (AP) 09.27.05; Boston com 11.28.05; Providence Journal 11.30.05; Standard-Times 02.15.06
Fernandez
Luis J.1971PAccusedC.F.C. Congregation of Christian BrothersReportedly in 10/20, a man reported to the archdiocese in 2007 that he was abused in the mid-1970s as a St. John Vianney Prep student by Fernandez and Rev. Robert Cooper. The archdiocese offered to pay for the man's therapy. A second accuser came forward in 2020 with allegations of abuse by Fernandez in the 1980s. Fernandez left New Orleans in 1978 to be a military chaplain, returning to parish work in 1985. Retired in 2003 in Miami FL, where he was still living in 10/20.New Orleans, LASource:
WWLTV 10.05.20; WDSU 12.02.20
Fernandez
Manuel R.M. 1959PAccusedDiocesanFrom Spain. Monsignor. Placed on leave in 2002 after he was accused of inappropriate conduct with a young girl in 1982. DA's office said matter was beyond statute of limitations. Diocese committee recommended he be removed. Returned to Spain where he was an active priest in the Diocese of Ourense. Died at age 71 in 8/06. On Trenton diocese's list 2/13/19. Multiple alleged victims noted.Trenton, NJSource:
Associated Press 06.07.02; Star-Leger 06.08.02; Dallas Morning News 03.16.05; Trenton Times 10.31.05; Trentonian 08.06.06; RichardSipe com 04.17.07; Asbury Park Press 02.18.19; Diocese of Trenton List Corrected 03.17.19
FernandezMiguel A.1950PSettledDiocesanAccused in a 2005 civil suit against the Archdiocese of Miami of abuse of a youth in a West Palm Beach parish rectory. The plaintiff also alleged abuse by multiple other priests in the Archdiocese and elsewhere. The suit settled in 2007. Fernandez died in 4/04.Miami, FLSource:
Doe 20 v Archdiocese of Miami et al Cause No 10-64439CA32 02.16.05; Miami Herald 02.16.05; Doe 20 v Archdiocese of Miami Cause No 05-3433-CA-01 Docket 02.20.07; FL Attorney General's Report 11.06.20
Fernandez Baeza
Federico  ?PSettledFranciscanChicago-St. Louis Province Franciscan, in San Antonio 1981-87. Accused in 1988 suit of abusing two boys. Church promised to investigate and asked parents to keep quiet. Sent to treatment. Boys' older brothe said the priest abused him, too. Previously arrested for public indecency. Criminal charges dismissed. Civil suit settled 7/88. In 2002 man said he told Archbishop Flores in 1983 about seeing Fernandez naked in a swimming pool with two girls ages 10 and 11. Active priest 5/11 in Bogota, Colombia. One alleged victim who said Fernandez Baeza molested and raped him as a 5th-grader was convicted of rape and murder in 1995; he was executed in 2011 by the State of Texas. Fernandez Baeza was working in 2015 it Universidad de San Buenaventura in Cartagena, and posting "Sunday Reflections" on a Bogota church's website. On San Antonio archdiocese's list 1/31/19. It notes eight allegations. Also removed in 2015 in Colombia by Franciscans, case referred to Vatican.San Antonio, TXSource:
United Press International 02.19.88; United Press International 03.16.88; United Press International 03.17.88; United Press International 09.21.88; United Press International 01.13.89; United Press International 06.15.89; San Antonio Express News 07.26.97; San Antonio Express News 06.05.98; San Antonio Express News 04.28.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; San Antonio Express News 06.22.03; templodesanfrancisco 05.29.11; NY Times 06.09.11; San Antonio Express News 06.10.11; San Antonio Express News 06.11.11; Global Post 09.17.15; Archdiocese of San Antonio List 01.31.19
Assignments:
San Antonio Current 6.15.11; BA.org Assignment Record
Fernando
Arthur (Arturo) N.  ?PSuedDiocesanAccused of sexually abusing a minor 1973-75 at St. Pius V in Buena Park. Named in at least one civil suit.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
Fernando
Walter1973PSuedDiocesanOrdained in 1973 in Sri Lanka. Visiting priest in Los Angeles in 1981. Incardinated into the archdiocese in 1986. Sued in 2003, accused of abusing of girl, age 17, in 1980-81 while assigned to St. Hilary's in Pico Rivera. Placed on leave in 2004.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Times 08.18.02; Los Angeles Times 01.14.04; Los Angeles Times 02.07.04; LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 04.20.06
FernzJohn1961PAccusedDiocesanFrom Eluru, India. Named publicly as accused by the San Angelo diocese on its list 2/13/19. Removed from ministry in the diocese 4/87. Deceased.San Angelo, TXSource:
Diocese of San Angelo List 02.13.19
Ferone
John1983PAccusedJesuitDirector of Adult Faith and Ignatian Programming at St. Xavier High School when removed 2/23/18 after accused of soliciting sex from a student via text message. School aware of incident since 2/15. Police notified. The school released a statement 4/19/18.Cincinnati, OHSource:
Cincinnati Enquirer 04.09.18; WLWT 04.09.18; Jesuit Spiritual Center bio accessed 04.16.18
FerraldoRalph N.1970PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Report to diocese 12/74 from a woman that Ferraldo molested aher16-year-old son and other altar boys and a hospital orderly. Timlin denied the accusations. Evaluated in 1985 after accusation of inappropriate behavior with a hospital patient. In 2/86 accused of sexual advances toward a 23-year-old male patient. He admitted to the behavior, and said he didn't know "what comes over him." Was told to go for evaluation and treatment. Granted Indefinite Leave of Absence 11/30/88. Died in 1997. In 2002 the diocese received a report from the Archdiocese of New York that a man alleged sexual abuse by Ferraldo when he was age 16 or 17 in 1982-83. On diocese's list 8/19/18.Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Ferrante
Leonard A.1964PAccusedDiocesanListed by the diocese in 4/02 as as no longer in active ministry because of allegations in the past of abuse of minors. Assigned to Borromeo Seminary High School and College 1967-76, and to Lake County Catholic High School 1972-73. The Official Catholic Directory shows Ferrante to have been on leave 1976-79, does not index him 1980-86, and shows him as Absent on Leave 1986-88. He is not indexed beyond 1988. Laicized, per the diocese's list in 6/19.Cleveland, OHSource:
Akron Beacon Journal 04.09.02; Plain Dealer 04.09.02; Plain Dealer 06.16.02; Diocese of Cleveland List 06.21.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ferrara (Ferrar)
Philip (Angelus) 1990PConvictedDiocesanFerrara, a member of the Melkite Greek-Catholic Eparchy of Newton. With permission from Bishop Timlin, in 2001 established the Society of the Annunciation of Our Lord retreat within the diocese. Arrested 3/11 after a14-year-old boy alleged that Ferrara had sexually abused him at the Our Lady of Solitude retreat house in Little Meadows. The boy said Ferrara had him massage Ferrara's private parts with his feet on several occasions. Removed without privileges 4/11 and criminally charged. Pled no contest. Sentenced 10/11 to 6 monts to 2 years prison and a fine. Included in teh 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. On Scranton diocese's list 8/19/18.Scranton, PASource:
Daily Review 03.16.11; NECN 03.18.11; Statement by Catholic Diocese of Scranton 03.18.11; WBNG 03.18.11; Morning Call 03.21.11; Independent Weekender 03.24.11; Times-Tribune 04.05.11; Times-Tribune 05.07.11; WBNG 10.20.11; WNEB 10.20.11; Greek Reporter 10.21.11; Times-Tribune 10.21.11; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Ferrario (Bp)
Joseph1951PSuedSulpiciansOrdained for the Sulpician order in in 1951. Started his career in Mountain View, CA. Moved to Hawaii in 1957 and became bishop in 1982. Accused in 1985 of abuse of a 15-year-old boy beginning in 1975. A 1991 civil suit was dismissed due to SOL. Allegations "found to be groundless by an internal church investigation." Retired in 1993; died in 2003. New civil suit filed in 2012 claimed abuse in 1973. Accuser reported to diocese in 1991 but no action. Named in three suits filed in 2013. Accused in 2014 suit of abuse of a minor in 1968 or 1969, after the youth told him he had been abused by Fr. William Queenan. Accused in a 4/20 lawsuit of abuse of a boy, about ages 12-14, in 1975-78.Honolulu, HISource:
Washington Times 11.06.89; Washington Times 08.14.91; Time 08.19.91; Time Magazine 08.19.91; Houston Chronicle 09.27.92; Honolulu Advertiser 12.14.03; Honolulu Star 12.14.03; Honolulu Star-Bulletin 02.27.04; Freedom from Religion Foundation 10.07.04; Renew America 06.27.06; BishopAccountability list of U S Bishops Accused of Abuse 04.14.08; The Republic 06.13.12; Worthy Adversary 06.13.12; KHON 08.23.12; Hawaii News Now 08.24.12; Worthy Adversary 08.25.12; Worthy Adversary 05.09.13; Worthy Adversary 10.22.13; Press Statement by Anderson & Assoc (with Documents) 12.09.13; Worthy Adversary 12.09.13; Hawaii News Now 12.10.13; Complaint in John Roe No 27 v Congregation of Christian Brothers et al, Cause No 14-1-0855-4, First Circuit Court, Hawaii 04.04.14; Media Statement from Jeff Anderson & Assoc 04.07.14; KHVH 04.09.14; Hawaii News Now 02.04.16; Honolulu Civil Beat 04.13.16; Honolulu Civil Beat 04.26.16; Courthouse News Service 05.02.16; Honolulu Civil Beat 06.15.17; Christiansen v Catholic Church in Hawaii et al 04.14.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ferraro
Romano J.1960PConvictedDiocesanArrested 4/1/02; convicted and sentenced 5/20/04 to life in prison for repeatedly raping a boy 1973-80 in Billerica, MA starting when the boy was age 7. Admitted at trial he was pedophile who abused perhaps dozens of boys. Earliest abuse alleged in civil suits was 1964-68. Navy chaplain in FL 1968-71; dishonorably discharged; sued 1/06 for FL abuse. Reassigned. Allegedly abused in Brooklyn, Rockville Centre, St. Louis, and Metuchen dioceses. Suspended 1988. Diocese apparently knew much earlier. Name quietly added among 7 others to diocesan website 11/17 of priests laicized by the Vatican office "authorized to deal with cases involving sexual abuse of minors by a cleric." Per Brooklyn diocese's list in 2/19 laicized 12/16/11. On St. Louis list 7/26/19. Lawsuit 12/19 claims abuse of boy, age 11 or 12 in 1984 or '85. Plaintiff was an altar boy at a Middlesex, NJ parish.Brooklyn, NYSource:
Collection of Sources 1981-2006; St Louis Post-Dispatch 05.20.05; Newswork 02.22.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 02.22.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 02.22.11; Voice from the Desert 02.22.11; New York Times 11.09.17; New York Times 11.10.17; News 12 Long Island 11.15.17; National Catholic Reporter 11.16.17; Diocese of Brooklyn List 02.22.19; Bridgewater Courier News 03.28.19; Archdiocese of St Louis List 07.26.19; St Louis Post-Dispatch 08.05.19; Courier News 12.06.19; The Patch 12.06.19; Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 12.29.20
Assignments:
Detailed BA.org Assignment Record
Ferreira
Joseph A.1959PSettledDiocesanIn a lawsuit filed in 11/06, a woman alleged she was molested by Ferreira at Our Lady of Good Counsel in San Leandro in 1973 and 1974 when she was in her teens. She also claimed that Ferreira continued to harass and stalk her throughout the years. Case later settled out of court. A second woman filed suit 6/09 alleging abuse by Ferreira 1970-1972 at Our Lady of Good Counsel in San Leandro. On diocese's list in 2019. It notes that Ferreira was removed from ministry/retired 12/28/98. Died 12/21/14.Oakland, CASource:
Inside Bay Area 11.14.06; Bay Area News Group 04.01.08; Contra Costa Times 04.01.08; Oakland Tribune 06.15.09; Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Oakland Assignment Record
Ferreti (Ferretti)A. J. (Fr. Freddy)1942PSettledJesuitA woman filed suit 10/08 against Jesuits alleging abuse by Ferreti in 1970s, beginning when she was 8 and he was assigned to Lapwai Catholic Church, Nez Perce. Died 6/82. Suit dismissed 1/09 and refilled, adding Boise Diocese as defendant. Several other women came forward with similar complaints. At least 2 claims (1 by a man) were settled in massive Jesuit settlement 3/25/11. Named in civil suit against Ursuline Order & Helena MT Diocese 9/11 re abuse at St. Ignatius Mission. Included on the Helena diocese's list posted to its website 4/29/15 in compliance with the non monetary terms of the 3/5/15 bankruptcy settlement. On Great Falls-Billings List 8/21/18. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes abuse of a minor 1952-58, 1960-69, 1971-76, reported in 2009.Boise, IDSource:
Diocese of Great Falls-Billings List 08.21.08; KLEW 10.14.08; Lewiston Morning Tribune 10.14.08; The Olympian (AP) 10.14.08; Seattle Times 10.16.08; Associated Press 01.06.09; KLEW 01.20.09; Idaho Statesman (AP) 01.21.09; The Oregonian 03.03.09; OPB News 03.04.09; Missoulian 09.03.09; Lake County Leader 09.13.09; Missoulian 09.14.09; Missoulian 09.21.09; Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit 11.12.09; Missoulian 01.07.10; PCVA Press Release 03.25.11; Spokesman-Review 03.26.11; The iAfrica 03.26.11; The Telegraph 03.26.11; John Does 1-16 et al v Ursuline Sisters, Diocese of Helena, et al, Cause No ADV-2011-936, Montana First Judicial District Court, Lewis & Clark County, 10.03.11; Press Release from Kosnoff Fasy 01.31.14; Helena Diocese Bankruptcy Settlement 03.04.15; Diocese of Helena 04.29.15; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
Assignments:
Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18; BA.org Assignment Record
FerrettWalter L.1966PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as credibly accused by the diocese on its list in 10/20. Assigned to parishes in Lake Silkworth, Nanticoke, Scranton, Dickson City, Plains. Died 4/29/08.Scranton, PASource:
Citizens Voice 10.29.20; Diocese of Scranton 10.29.20
FerroRobert A.1973PSuedDiocesanIn massive civil suit filed in 10/03, 27 plaintiffs alleged abuse by 24 priests, including Ferro. One plaintiff said Ferro sexually abused him 1977-78. Ferro was responsible for the teen center and altar boys at the boy's church. Per suit, Ferro's whereabouts unknown. The 2002 Catholic Directory shows him Absent on Leave. Per diocese's list in 2/19, removed from ministry 9/23/03. Died 5/21/04.Brooklyn, NYSource:
Newsday 10.02.03; Diocese of Brooklyn List 02.22.19
Ferro
Salvatore A. BSettledCFC - Congregation of the Christian BrothersNamed by the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers as accused by at least two persons in claims settled in bankruptcy proceedings. Ferro was still listed as a brother as of 6/11/14. The Christian Brothers did not provide assignment information.They stated that the merits of most of the claims settled in the bankruptcy were not tested. Lawsuits filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act includes claims by several men of sexual abuse by Ferro as boys. One said he was abused by Ferro at age 16 in the 1970s, at Iona Prep School in New Rochelle, NY. Two other men claim abuse in the 1970s while students at Msgr Farrell High School on Staten Island. One said he told three teachers who said to keep it quiet.New York, NYSource:
Edmund Rice Christian Brothers List 06.11.14; Rockland/Westchester Journal News 04.11.19; USA Today 02.24.20; SILive 08.14.20
FerryJohn F.1957PAccusedDiocesanDied 4/11/88. A man accused Ferry, then an editor of the diocesan newspaper, of drugging and abusing him in the late 1960s when accuser was a high school student working at the paper. The man wrote to the diocese at some point; his letter, along with complaints from more than 35 other alleged clergy abuse victims, were forwarded to police. Information was not released to public until 11/13, after an NBC 10 investigation. Accuser had correspondence from the diocese. On diocese's list 7/1/19.Providence, RISource:
Find A Grave 04.11.88; NBC 10 11.29.13; Diocese of Providence List 07.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Providence Assignment Record
Fertal
Joseph (Joe)1959PSettledSociety of the Divine WordWorking in the Philippines in 1989 when suspected of abuse. Returned to his order's seminary in Riverside, CA, then asssigned to parishes. Accused in 1995 of molesting a 16-year-old boy from a catechism class. Civil suit filed in 1996; later settled out of court. Criminal investigation dropped for lack of evidence. Forced by church officials to leave a CA retirement home in 2002 after it learned of his past history. In treatment several times. Added to Scranton diocese's list in 12/18. Living in Chicago at the time.San Bernardino, CASource:
Press Enterprise 06.29.96; Press Enterprise 11.03.97; Press Enterprise 04.27.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Reno Gazette-Journal 06.19.02; Press Enterprise 09.30.02; Diocese of San Bernardino list 10.09.18; Diocese of Scranton List 12.22.18; Citizens Voice 12.23.18
Fessard
Gerald B.1972PConvictedDiocesanAccused in 1987 to sexually abusing children. Sent to Servants of the Paraclete for treatment. Pled no contest to battery and assault of students at San Fernando Mission minor seminary. Sentenced to three years probation. May have had conviction expunged after probation ended. Worked at Tribunal 1987 until his removal by the archdiocese in 2002. In 1994 sent to St. Luke's institute for treatment after parishioners complaint he would show up at youth group meetings, at times drunk. Accused in 1997 by a man of abusing him as a boy, age 8 or 9. Accused of abuse by at least eight people. Reportedly abused more than twenty. Fessard was one of six accused priests assigned to Santa Clara Parish in Oxnard 1962-96. Personnel file released 1/13. Laicized 12/19/07.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Times 08.18.02; LA Times 08.18.02; National Catholic Reporter 08.30.02; National Catholic Reporter 03.21.03; LA Times 10.28.03; LA Archdiocesan Report, page 1 02.17.04; LA Archdiosecan Report to the People, page 18 02.17.04; City of Angels 12.07.07; LA Daily News 10.12.12; Ventura County Star 02.09.13; LA Times 12.01.13
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 04.20.06; Law Firm Assignment History
Fete
Joseph N.1974PSettledDiocesanMonsignor. Accused of sex abuse of a teen boy for four years, 1976-1979, ending when the boy reached adulthood. Fete apparently admitted the 'relationship' in 1999 after his accuser contacted the diocese. A financial settlement was negotiated in 1999. Removed from pastoral duties 4/02. Laicized in 2005 or 2006. On the diocese's list 3/1/19.Columbus, OHSource:
Columbus Dispatch 04.26.02; Columbus Dispatch 04.27.02; Dayton Daily News 05.12.02; Columbus Dispatch 06.29.02; Columbus Dispatch 10.10.02; Columbus Dispatch 01.30.03; Columbus Dispatch 07.31.03; Columbus Dispatch 11.21.03; Columbus Dispatch 02.19.05; Columbus Dispatch 01.20.06; Diocese of Columbus List 03.09.19
Fiala
John M.1984PConvictedSociety of Our Lady of the Most Holy TrinityOrdained for Omaha. Joined SOLT Order 1996. Worked in NE, MO, KS, TX. Privileges removed 10/08 after allegations of abuse in San Antonio archdiocese. A 4/10 TX suit alleged Fiala raped a 16-year-old boy at least twice in 2007-08. In 4/10, Omaha said it knew in 2002 of his advances toward a minor in mid-1980s. Indicted 8/10 in TX. Arrested 9/3/10 in KS; returned to TX. Released on bail. Settlement of lawsuit with San Antonio and Omaha archdioceses, Corpus Christi diocese and Order 01/2011. Arrested in Dallas 11/18/10 for trying to hire hit-man to kill accuser. Convicted in Dallas on solicitation of murder 5/17/12. Sentenced to 60 years prison. Died in 7/17. On Omaha archdiocese's list 11/30/18. It notes two victims. On Kansas City KS list 1/25/19. On Corpus Christi and San Antonio list s1/31/19.Omaha, NESource:
Link to Articles prior to 05.01.12; Dallas Morning News 05.14.12; Dallas Morning News 05.16.12; Dallas Morning News 05.17.12; Fort Worth Star Telegram 05.17.12; My Fox DFW 05.17.12; NewsWest 9 05.17.12; Odessa American 05.17.12; Reporter News 05.17.12; The Statesman 05.17.12; Daily Mail 05.18.12; Dallas Morning News 05.18.12; Dallas Morning News 05.18.12; NewsWest9 05.18.12; Wichita Eagle 05.18.12; MyFoxDFW 05.19.12; Press TV 05.19.12; Digital Journal 05.20.12; San Antonio Express News 05.20.12; Omaha World Herald 05.26.12; SNAP Statement 01.10.13; SNAP Statement 06.05.14; San Anotonio Express-News 08.23.18; Omaha World-Herald 12.01.18; The Catholic Voice 12.03.18; Omaha World-Herald 12.09.18; Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List 01.25.19; Archdiocese of San Antonio List 01.31.19; Diocese of Corpus Christi List 01.31.19; Archdiocese of Omaha List updated 06.01.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fichtner
Robert C.1955PSuedDiocesanMonsignor. In 1/05 A 27-year-old man filed suit alleging Fichtner abused him at age 9 at St. Joseph's school in Holbrook. Fichtner was assigned to St. Joseph's 1981-1990. He retired in 2002. Placed on leave in 2003 when the allegations were made. In 6/05 the Archdiocese lifted all restrictions after the review board could not verify the allegation. Retired in 2002. Prior to retirement, Fichtner was a member of the College of Consultors for the Archdiocese. Died 6/7/13.Boston, MASource:
Patriot Ledger 03.08.05; Boston website 06.07.05; Holbrook Sun 06.10.05; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; The Pilot 06.14.13
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fiedler
Donald1959PAccusedDiocesanOrdained for the Diocese of Wichita. Became a Dodge City diocesan priest in 8/64, where he worked 1/61- 1/88. Worked in the Diocese of Tucson 1989-2000. Named publicly as credibly accused by the Dodge City diocese on its list 10/1/19. Noted to not have been permitted to function as a priest since 2007. Allegations of abuse occurring in the mid-1980s substantiated.Dodge City, KSSource:
Diocese of Dodge City List 10.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Dodge City Assignment History 10.31.19
Figueroa
Oscar2000PAccusedDiocesanFrom Mexico. Ordained for the Sacramento diocese. Allegation in 2008 of abuse 1993-2006. Report in 2016 of sexual misconduct with a young adult male. Investigation into misconduct with the adult yielded discovery of sexual misconduct with a minor while in seminary in Mexico City.Sacramento, CASource:
Diocese of Sacramento List 04.30.19
Figurelle
Elwood F.1963PConvictedDiocesanPer PA AG's 3/1/16 Grand Jury report, Figurelle was arrested in 1973 for indecent exposure. He was moved to another parish In 10/03 Figurelle resigned from his parish position and was federally charged with downloading child pornography from the Internet. Had been on leave since 3/03 when FBI searched the rectory and seized a computer containing child porn. Investigators would not permit Diocese to release information while investigation was ongoing. Figurelle pled guilty 10/03. Sentenced 2004 to 15-21 months. Given retirement status after release. Died in farming accident 7/08.Altoona-Johnstown, PASource:
Associated Press 10.09.03; Associated Press 10.24.03; Associated Press 12.22.04; Altoona Mirror 07.18.08; Tribune Democrat 07.18.08; PA AG Statement 03.01.16; PA GJ FBI Timeline 03.01.16; PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Timeline 03.06.16
Assignments:
PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16
Filbin
Ambrose R.1939PAccusedDiocesanOne of 17 priests listed on 8/02 memo to Archbishop Flynn regarding priests with known abuse histories, but his name was omitted from the Archdiocesan list released in 12/13. No reason given. Two women came forward in 2013 with separate allegations that he abused them at St. Pius X school in White Bear Lake. Abuse for both allegedly began when they were in grade school and lasted several years. He died 2/05/90.St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Find A Grave 02.05.90; Star Tribune 12.19.13; Minnesota Public Radio 12.20.13; Pioneer Press 12.20.13; SNAP MN Statement 12.20.13; Jeff Anderson & Associates 11.05.17
Fimbel
Duane G.1957PSuedDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit filed under NY's Child Victims Act in 8/19 of sexually abusing a 14-year-old 1976-77 while pastor of Sacred Heart in Portville. Fimbel died in 2011.Buffalo, NYSource:
Times Herald 08.19.19
Finan
James Aubrey1959PConvictedDiocesanRemoved from ministry in 1996 after report of abuse. Pled guilty in 1997 to sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in 1966. Also accused of abuse of a 6-year-old girl in 1966. Sentenced to 18 months prison 3/97. Pled guilty in 2003 to sexually abusing a 7- or 8-year-old boy in 1966. Sentenced to a 5 year suspended sentence and 5 years probation. At least one claim settled in $1.3M settlement with archdiocese 12/06. Laicized in 1996. On Sex Offender Registry 12/10. Died 2013.Washington, DCSource:
The Capital 12.21.96; Washington Post 03.15.97; Washington Post 12.19.02; Washington Post 01.30.03; Washington Post 04.01.03; Washington Post 12.16.06; Washington Post 12.02.10; Archdiocese of Washington DC list 10.15.18
Finan
Mark A.1948PAccusedJesuitNamed publicly as accused by the Jesuits Midwest Province on its list 12/17/18. Multiple allegations of abuse occurring while assigned to St. Ignatius Prep in Chicago in 1944 and St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, OH 1964-65. Dismissed from the Jesuits 4/13/73. Died 11/18/93, age 77. Per his obituary, Finan "spent his later years serving in the Los Angeles [CA] area." The province's list revised 2/21/20 shows dates of abuse in Cincinnati as 1963-65.Chicago, ILSource:
Jesuits Midwest Province List 12.17.18; The Varsity News 04.09.19; Findagrave accessed 10.31.19; Jesuits Midwest Revised List 02.21.20
Assignments:
Jesuits Midwest Province Assignment Record 12.21.18
FinbarrSister NAccusedUrsulineNamed publicly as accused by the Helena diocese on its list 4/29/19. Assigned at some point to St. Ignatius Mission 1940-75.Helena, MTSource:
Diocese of Helena List 04.29.15
Finch
Joseph1958PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 11/30/18. Reports to the archdiocese in 1996 and to Law Enforcement 2002 and 2010 of abuse for several years, beginning in 1971. Finch left Omaha in 1963 for military chaplaincy. Moved in 1969 to Diocese of Phoenix. In 1992 became chaplain to cloistered convent in the Diocese of Albany. He left there in early 2018. Added to Albany's list 12/3/19.Omaha, NESource:
The Catholic Voice 12.03.18; Archdiocese of Omaha List updated 06.01.19; Diocese of Albany List updated 12.04.19
FindlayHarris Markam1941PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the Richmond and Arlington dioceses on their lists in 2/19. Laicized. Died in1980. Allegation made after Findlay's death.Richmond, VASource:
Diocese of Richmond List 02.13.19; News Channel 6 02.13.19; Diocese of Arlington List 02.25.19
FindonCharles A.1974PSettledDiocesanAccused along with several other priests of making sexual advances towards a a 13-year-old altar boy and showing him pornographic films. A civil suit filed in 1987 was settled and dismissed in 1991. (Name misspelled Finden in some news reports.)New Orleans, LASource:
UPI 12.19.87; Baton Rouge State Times 12.23.87
Finegan
Paul J.1970PAccusedDiocesanAccused in 1980 of abusing two girls; renewed complaint in 1989 regarding same girls, including details of skin-to-skin sexual touching and names of three other possible victims; treated at Southdown and returned to ministry; removed in 2002 after nun reported to Cardinal Law that a "credible young man" had said he had been abused as a minor. "Voluntarily" laicized 2005. Last known to be living in Randolph. In 2009 another woman filed a police report which alleged abuse when she worked in rectory as a young teen.Boston, MASource:
Selected Boston archdiocesan documents; Boston Globe 02.08.02; Patriot Ledger 12.19.02; Catholic Online 03.17.06; Metro West Daily News 03.18.06; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08; Eagle-Tribune 03.28.10; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; The Patch 09.01.11; The Patch 09.02.11; Eagle Tribune 11.30.18
Assignments:
Boston archdiocesan assignment record
FingerWilliam E. 1962PAccusedDiocesanBrooklyn priest until 1980. Name quietly added to diocesan website 11/17 as priest of the diocese laicized by the Vatican office "authorized to deal with cases involving sexual abuse of minors by a cleric." Claims against Finger included in diocese's 2017 Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP). Per diocese's list in 2/19, laicized 1/02/02. Licensed in 2012 as a psychologist in AL. In 1/19 a woman told Finger's employer that when Finger was a priest, he sexually abused her from age 12 over 10 years, and that he abused her sister and cousin. Finger was fired and a report was made to the AL state licensing board. He is also a FL licensed counselor and hypnotherapist.Brooklyn, NYSource:
New York Times 11.09.17; Diocese of Brooklyn List 02.22.19; Associated Press 10.05.19
Fingerle
Fred G.1963PSuedDiocesanFirst revealed on 3/20/18 diocesan list as removed, retired, or having left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Died 1/25/02; diocesan list includes deceased priests only if they have more than one allegation. Sole priest at both St. John's in Whitesville and Blessed Sacrament in Andover 1983-2002. By 8/20 named in 18 lawsuits under the NY Child Victims Act.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 03.20.18; Buffalo Stories 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Buffalo News 03.21.18; Buffalo News 04.29.18; Buffalo News 03.13.20; Buffalo News 08.09.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fink
Felix C.1919PAccusedDiocesanDied in 1966. Allegation reported to diocese after his death. First named publicly as accused on diocese's 8/19/18 list.Allentown, PASource:
Evening Herald Obituary 06.14.66; Diocese of Allentown list 08.19.18
Finke
John P.1937PAccusedMarianistPriest of the Marianist Province of Cincinnati. Teacher, military chaplain, parish priest. Worked in Cleveland, Dayton, and Cincinnati, OH and Houma-Thibodaux, LA. Died in 1983. Named publicly as accused of child sexual abuse by the US Province Marianists on its list 6/24/20. (The Catholic Directory and Finke's obituary show his middle initial as P.; the Marianist's list shows it as J.)Cincinnati, OHSource:
Marianists US Province list 06.24.20; Journal Herald [Dayton, OH] 11.29.20
FinnWilliam  ?PAccusedCarmeliteName quietly added, along with 23 others, to the Los Angeles archdiocese's Final Addendum posted on its website 1/31/13.Los Angeles, CASource:
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Final Addendum 01.31.13; Digital Journal 02.14.13
FinneganJoseph1965PAcquittedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 4/29/15. It notes that there were "criminal accusations" that resulted in acquittal. Retired 7/1/2002.Helena, MTSource:
Diocese of Helena List 04.29.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Helena List 04.29.15
Finnegan
Patrick1952PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the Oakland diocese on its list in 2019. It notes abuse in the 1960s and 1973. Removed from ministry 2/6/73. Died 9/28/80.Oakland, CASource:
Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Oakland Assignment Record
FinnertyWilliam A.1955PAccusedDiocesanGraduate of Conception Abbey. Accused at some point of abusing a girl more than 30 years prior. Archdiocese recommended that, due to his poor health, he remain at a care facility, with restrictions. Died 10/09 at age 82. On the archdiocese's list 1/35/19. It notes multiple allegations of abuse, occurring in the early- to mid-1960s.Kansas City, KSSource:
The Leaven 10.16.09; St Patrick Church Bulletin 10.18.09; Lawrence Journal-World 06.24.10; Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List 01.25.19
FinochiettoArnold1936PSuedDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit 11/18 of sexually abusing an altar boy, ages 6-10, almost daily at Our Lady of Health in Las Cruces in the 1960s. The abuse allegedly included fondling, masturbation and oral copulation. Assignments included Sliver City1959-60 , San Isidro in Garfield 1960-64 and Our Lady of Health 1964-75. Retired 1981. Died 1999.El Paso, TXSource:
Las Cruces Sun-News 11.29.18
FinucanJames Patrick1947PAccusedDiocesanMonsignor. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/18/20. It notes one substantiated allegation. Finucan died 6/12/09. Brother of accused priest John Thomas Finucan.La Crosse, WISource:
La Crosse Tribune Obituary 06.17.09; Diocese of La Crosse List 01.18.20
Finucan
John Thomas1955PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/18/20. It notes one substantiated allegation. Finucan died 5/14/18. Brother of accused priest James Patrick Finucan.La Crosse, WISource:
La Crosse Tribune Obituary 05.18.18; Diocese of La Crosse List 01.18.20
Fischer
John H.1964PSettledDiocesanPer 3/02 news, a man alleged in 1996 that he had been molested as a boy by Fischer at a Catholic school. The man said that when he was 11 Fischer pulled him over and kissed him on the lips during confession, and that Fischer continued to molest him for two more years. Diocese gave accuser $125K in settlement for claims against Fischer, Fr. Manus Daly and (future) Bishop Anthony J. O'Connell. Removed from priesthood in 1993 after allegations involving other children. On diocese's list 11/8/18.Jefferson City, MOSource:
St Louis Post Dispatch 03.08.02; Associated Press 03.12.02; Boston Globe 04.05.02; St Louis Post Dispatch 11.13.04; St Louis Post Dispatch 11.15.04; St Louis Post-Dispatch 11.15.04; St Louis Post-Dispatch 11.16.04; News Tribune 03.09.07; Diocese of Jefferson City List 11.08.18; The Missourian 07.25.19
Fischer
Lowell E.1954PSettledDiocesanOrdained for the Trappists. Incardinated into the Diocese of Joliet. Moved to Hawaii in 1975 for an "18 year leave of absence." Worked as a hospital chaplain for a year. Became a parish priest in 1977. One person filed suit in 1994 in Hawaii alleging abuse by Fischer in 1992. Settled out of court. Returned to Joliet diocese in 1993 on a restricted basis. Removed from ministry in 2002. Died in 6/06 in Illinois. Named in a new civil suit filed against the Joliet diocese 04/30/14 .Joliet, ILSource:
Chicago Daily Herald 05.06.02; Chicago Tribune 05.06.02; Honolulu Advertiser 05.06.02; Chicago Sun Times 05.12.02; Chicago Sun Times 06.15.03; Diocese of Joliet Press Release 04.13.06; Herald News 05.17.06; Hawaii Catholic Herald 06.30.06; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 03.12.13; My Suburban Life 03.12.13; Statement by the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet 03.12.13; WGN 03.12.13; Chicago Sun-Times 04.30.14; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 04.30.14; NBC Chicago 04.30.14; My Suburban Life 05.08.14; Voices 09.19.14
Fischer, Jr.
Charles1990PAccusedDiocesanAdmitted in 2/02 to sexual misconduct with children. At the time he was being treated in a hospital for a "serious illness" of an unknown nature and had attempted suicide twice within four days. He named names of families. Bishop suspended his faculties and police investigated. By 5/02 he recanted his confession. No victims came forward, Prosecutor said no charges filed. May have admitted to and recanted a similar story 10 years before. Priest in residence at cathedral per diocese website 3/12.Fargo, NDSource:
Grand Forks Herald 02.16.02; Grand Forks Herald 02.17.02; Associated Press 03.12.02; Grand Forks Herald 03.23.02; Grand Forks Herald 03.31.02; Grand Forks Herald 05.05.02; Grand Forks Herald 05.11.02; Grand Forks Herald 05.11.02; Bismark Tribune 09.13.03
FisetLouis Philippe PAccusedDominicanOriginally from Canada. Named in the 2005 Portland AG report as having abused one youth, ages 14-18, between 1968-1978 in Lewiston. Report was made in 2003. Shown as deceased.Portland, MESource:
Maine AG Document Production 05.27.05
Fisette
Kevin R.1981PAccusedDiocesanPlaced on leave and resigned from his Pawtucket parish in In 8/09, after a 3/09 complaint of sexual abuse of a minor 1981-82. This may have been during his first assignment after ordination. State police found allegations to be credible. No criminal charges due to the statute of limitations. On diocese's list 7/1/19. Fired from his job at Goodwill after his name appeared on the list.Providence, RISource:
ABC 6 08.24.09; Providence Journal 08.24.09; Turn to 10 08.24.09; WPRI 08.24.09; Pawtucket Times 08.25.09; Providence Journal 08.25.09; Providence Journal 11.21.14; Diocese of Providence List 07.01.19; Providence Journal 07.27.19; Providence Journal 08.04.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Providence Assignment Record
FishEugene1997PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/2/20. Allegations substantiated. Removed from ministry. Included on the Diocese of Lansing's list in 11/20; noted to have credible allegations of abuse elsewhere and residing in the diocese.Fargo, NDSource:
Diocese of Fargo List 01.02.20; Diocese of Lansing List 07.13.20
FisherCarl A. 1973PAccusedJosephite FatherNamed publicly as accused by the Baltimore archdiocese on its list 4/24/19. It notes multiple allegations of abuse, occurring in the 1970s. Appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 1987. Died in 1993.Baltimore, MDSource:
Archdiocese of Baltimore List 04.24.19
FisherMerle Joseph1960PSettledMaristAccused in a lawsuit that settled in 2020 in the low six figures of sexually abusing a boy, ages 8-11, during 1967-70. The abuse allegedly occurred in the rectory of Holy Cross Parish in Kalaheo, HI. In addition to the Diocese of Honolulu, Fisher had assignments in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, the Diocese of Boise, the Diocese of Christchurch New Zealand and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He died 11/26/01.Honolulu, HISource:
SFGate Obituary 11.28.01; Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian 02.01.21
Assignments:
Garabedian Law Offices Assignment Record
FisherPaul R.1977PAccusedDiocesanAdmitted to visiting some websites possibly with images of unclothed minors. FBI found no criminal images. Reinvestigated, some images turned over to the D.A., who concluded Fisher's computer did not contain criminal images. Name included on diocese's list released 8/1/18. Included in the PA Grand Jury Report 8/14/19.Harrisburg, PASource:
Diocese of Harrisburg List 08.01.18; Pennlive 08.01.18; York Daily Record 08.01.18; York Daily Record 08.01.18; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
FisherRobert J.1980PConvictedDiocesanConvicted of a sexual offense committed against a 14-year-old girl in 1987 (referred to as misdemeanor charges of sexual imposition and contributing to sexual abuse of a minor). He served 30 days in jail in 1988 and underwent four years of therapy, after which he was reinstated. Placed on leave in 7/02 after the Dallas Bishops' Conference. Permanently removed from public ministry in 2005.Toledo, OHSource:
Associated Press 05.06.02; Dayton Daily News 05.12.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Toledo Blade 12.01.02; Toledo Blade 03.30.04; Toledo Blade 07.31.05; Diocese of Toledo Status Report 04.08.08
Assignments:
Diocese of Toledo Assignments
Fisher (Fischer)
Judith R. NSettledSisters of St. Joseph of CarondeletName is spelled both Fischer and Fisher. Accused in a 2003 suit of sexually abusing a female student, beginning at age 12 in 1971 and continuing until 1979. Abuse is alleged in the parish school, the convent, the church, the Cenacle Retreat House, other places in St. Louis, and on trips to CO and KS. Fisher left the order in 1977. She died in 2004 prior to her deposition. The case was settled by The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 2004.St. Louis, MOSource:
Associated Press 06.05.03; Chicago Tribune 06.06.03; St Louis Post-Dispatch 06.06.03; Associated Press 08.26.04; St Louis Post-Dispatch 08.26.04; Belleville News-Democrat 08.27.04; St Louis Post-Dispatch 12.21.04; SNAP Press Release 08.05.08; CBS 4 08.06.08; St Louis Post-Dispatch 08.07.08; TheDenverChannel 08.07.08; Huffington Post 04.11.19; People 04.11.19
Fitz-Henry
Edward1985PSettledDiocesanOrdained in Ireland. Worked in Monterey for over 20 years. Removed after complaint received 1/11 of abuse at Madonna Del Sasso parish. More info received on allegation of abuse involving a minor made about 20 years prior. Review Board found earlier allegation to be credible. Civil suit filed 2/15/11 by recent accuser. Fitz-Henry denied all allegations. Civil suit settled 2/12 for $500K. Fitz-Henry also sued Diocese 2/12. Settled in 3/13. Left priesthood and requested laicization. Docs to be released in 1/14. On diocese's list 1/2/19. It notes 1990 abuse reported to diocese in 1991. Laicized.Monterey, CASource:
Collection of Articles prior to 04.15.11; KION 08.09.11; Monterey County Weekly 08.11.11; KION 02.17.12; KSBW 02.17.12; Santa Cruz Sentinel 02.17.12; Morgan Hill Times 02.18.12; Monterey County Weekly 03.28.13; Monterey County Weekly 09.12.13; Monterey County Weekly 09.12.13; Monterey County Weekly Timeline 09.12.13; Monterey County Herald 11.13.13; Monterey County Weekly 11.13.13; Monterey County Weekly 11.21.13; Contra Costa Times 12.10.13; Monterey Herald 02.10.14; SNAP Statement 02.12.14; KSBW TV 01.02.19; Diocese of Monterey List 07.01.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
FitzgeraldAlexander Thomas1942PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly by the diocese 7/13/20 on its list of those with credible allegations against them. Died 7/5/96.Lansing, MISource:
Diocese of Lansing List 07.13.20
Assignments:
Diocese of Lansing List 07.13.20
FitzgeraldAlfred J.1966PSettledDiocesanKnown to have worked at Bishop DuBourg High School in St. Louis in 1977. In 1996 a woman alleged abuse by Fitzgerald when she was a high school student in the early 1970s and went to him for counseling. Settled for $25K and a written apology from him. He was placed on medical leave. Diocese wanted to return him to ministry in 1999, but the woman protested and they did not. In 2005 he was living at Regina Cleri Retirement Home in Missouri. On archdiocese's list 7/26/19.St. Louis, MOSource:
Kansas City Star 07.12.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 07.13.02; Times [Shrewsbury MO] 03.06.05; Archdiocese of St Louis List 07.26.19
FitzgeraldEdmund1957PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 7/1/19. Removed from ministry 8/27/98. A man told the diocese in 1998 that Fitzgerald sexually abused him over several years in the 1960s, beginning when the man was an 8-year-old altar boy. Faculties removed in 2002. Years later, in the 2010s, the man's brother also alleged abuse as a boy by Fitzgerald, at age 9.Providence, RISource:
Diocese of Providence List 07.01.19; Providence Journal 11.27.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Providence Assignment Record
Fitzgerald
Gerald M.1960PAccusedDiocesanName included on the diocese's 7/31/20 list of those with substantiated allegation(s). Died 3/13/85.Covington, KYSource:
Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
Assignments:
Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
Fitzgerald
Howard E.1978PAccusedDiocesanRemoved without privileges from his assignments at Simpson College, St. Thomas Aquinas parish in Indianola and Immaculate Conception in St. Marys 6/30/14 after Diocese declared decades-old child sex abuse allegation to be credible. On diocese's list 4/4/19. It notes two allegations received of abuse of males in the late 1970s-late 1980s. Laicized.Des Moines, IASource:
Des Moines Register 06.30.14; Radio Iowa 06.30.14; Statement by Diocese of Des Moines 06.30.14; Statement by SNAP 06.30.14; TribTown 06.30.14; Des Moines Register 07.01.14; KCCI 07.01.14; Omaha World-Herald 07.02.14; WOWT 07.03.14; USA Today 08.23.17; Diocese of Des Moines List 04.04.19; The Simpsonian 04.04.19
Fitzgerald
J. Vincent1950PSettledOblates of Mary ImmaculateDied 9/07/09. Claims in 2010 suit of abuse at Tekakwitha Indian Mission, Sisseton SD. A man and woman alleged sexual abuse as children late '60s. Worked in Duluth diocese off and on 1957-83; also Crookston and New Ulm. Suits filed 11/19/13 and 2/14. One accuser known in Crookston. Named on 12/31/13 Duluth list. Included on New Ulm list released by Attorney Jeff Anderson 8/04/14. Names from 1/14 deposition of Rev. Francis Garvey, former New Ulm official. Judge ordered Crookston diocese 8/15 to turn over to "John Doe 19" all records of sexual abuse by priests prior to 1985. Doe 19 claimed sexual abuse as boy by Fitzgerald mid-1980s in Naytahwaush MN, on White Earth Indian Reservation. In 11/14 jury awarded $8.1M to man alleging abuse as boy 1978 in Duluth diocese; he had met Fitzgerald in New Ulm diocese. Name released 3/16 by New Ulm. At least 17 accusers; may be dozens, per attorney. Settlement with Doe 19 in 4/16. On Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese's list updated 4/1/19.Sioux Falls, SDSource:
FindAGrave 09.27.09; Catholic Post 10.04.09; MWD et al v Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls et al Minnehaha County Circuit Court 07.30.10; Argus Leader 08.06.10; Sioux City Journal 08.06.10; Bemidji Pioneer 11.21.13; Crookston Times (with documents) 11.21.13; Doe 19 v Diocese of Crookston et al 62-CV-13-8095, 11.21.13; Grand Forks Herald 11.21.13; Jeff Anderson & Assoc 11.21.13; KSTP 11.21.13; KTTC 11.21.13; Minnesota Public Radio 11.21.13; WDAZ 11.21.13; Argus Leader 11.22.13; Bemidji Pioneer 11.22.13; Crookston Times 11.22.13; Diocese of Duluth List of Clergy With Credible Claims 12.31.13; Diocese of Duluth Statement by Bishop Sirba 12.31.13; Duluth News Tribune 12.31.13; Legal Express 12.31.13; Northlands News Center 12.31.13; Duluth News Tribune 01.01.14; Fr Francis Garvey Deposition 01.24.14; Media Release from Anderson & Associates 02.11.14; Duluth News Tribune 02.12.14; Mankato Free Press 02.12.14; Media Release from Anderson & Associates 02.12.14; WDIO 02.12.14; The Journal 02.13.14; KSTP 08.04.14; Pioneer Press 08.04.14; Star Tribune 08.04.14; Jeff Anderson & Associates 08.31.15; KSTP 08.31.15; Jeff Anderson & Associates 09.01.15; Duluth News Tribune 10.17.15; Northland News Center 10.19.15; Pioneer Press 10.19.15; Star Tribune 10.29.15; Jeff Anderson & Associates 11.04.15; MPR 11.04.15; Seattle PI 11.04.15; SNAP 11.04.15; Star Tribune 11.04.15; Crookston Times 03.09.16; WDAZ 03.09.16; Bemidji Pioneer 03.29.16; BishopAccountability Lists 03.29.16; CBS Minnesota 03.29.16; Diocese of New Ulm List 03.29.16; KEYC 03.29.16; Mankato Free Press 03.29.16; Minnesota Public Radio 03.29.16; Star Tribune 03.29.16; Bemidjii Pioneer 05.10.16; Northlands News Center 05.11.16; Pioneer Press 05.11.16; WDIO 05.11.16; Grand Forks Herald 06.18.16; Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau List 04.01.19; Duluth News Tribune 12.13.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of New Ulm Assignment Record
Fitzgerald
John D.1933PAccusedDiocesanPastor of Ascension Church in Oak Grove 1951-1973. A woman contacted the Archdiocese in 2005 to report that she was sexually abused by him in 1964 when she was a teenage parishioner. Fitzgerald died in either 1984 or 1985. No public information released about Fitzgerald's abuse until the woman came forward at a 7/31/14 news conference after her mother, a diocesan employee, had passed away. The Archdiocese did pay for counseling for her.Chicago, ILSource:
SNAP Press Release 07.31.14; OakPark 08.11.14; OakPark 08.12.14; OakPark 08.14.14; OakPark 08.15.14; OakPark 08.19.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fitzgerald
John J.1969PAccusedCongregation of Holy CrossNamed publicly as accused by the Congregation of the Holy Cross on its list 6/12/19. It notes an allegation in 1992 of abuse in the 1970s in IL. Removed from ministry in 1992, left the order in 1997. On the Phoenix diocese's list.Chicago, ILSource:
Congregation of Holy Cross List 06.12.19; South Bend Tribune 06.13.19; Diocese of Phoenix List 10.29.19
Fitzgerald
John P. (Jack) 1974PAccusedDiocesanPastor of Our Lady of Peace in Conway when removed without privileges 7/31/14 after allegations he sexually abused a boy in 1996. He denied the allegations. Criminal authorities in two counties investigated. Was chaplain at Pittsburgh International Airport for 15 years and residing at Holy Trinity parish until 2009 when he moved to Our Lady of Peace. Some of the alleged abuse occurred at the airport. Vatican ruled abuse "not proven." Fitzgerald allowed to retire in 3/17. Living at St. John Vianney Manor. Named in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report.Pittsburgh, PASource:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 08.03.14; Tribune-Review 08.03.14; CBS Pittsburgh 08.04.14; CBS Pittsburgh 08.04.14; New Castle News 08.04.14; Times Online 08.04.14; Trentonian 08.04.14; WPIX 08.04.14; Ellwood City Ledger 08.05.14; Tribune-Review 08.05.14; WKBN 08.05.14; Statement by Diocese of Pittsburgh 08.12.14; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 03.22.17; Tribune-Review 03.22.17; WPXI 03.22.17; WTAE 03.22.17; Pittsburgh Catholic 03.27.17; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; KDK TV 11.28.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
FitzgeraldJoseph1923PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/26/19. Claims against Fitzgerald eligible for the IRCP. Died in 1977.New York, NYSource:
Archdiocese of New York List 04.26.19
Fitzgerald
Matthew1968PSettledDiocesanAccused of abuse of a teenage boy in the Rockville Centre diocese in the mid-1980s. Transferred to the Palm Beach, FL diocese in 1989. At least four separate allegations in parishes in Florida. Privileges were removed by Palm Beach in 2002. Named in a 2003 civil suit in New York. Also sued in Florida. Identified as Priest B in the Suffolk Co Grand Jury ReportRockville Centre, NYSource:
Sun-Sentinel 04.20.02; Newsday 04.23.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.24.02; Newsday 06.03.02; Suffolk County Grand Jury Report 01.17.03; Newsday 02.11.03; Newsday 03.18.03; Newsday 04.24.03; Sun-Sentinel 09.25.03; Sun-Sentinel 10.15.03; Palm Beach Post 02.28.04; Newsday 12.04.04; Sun-Sentinel 12.04.04; Tribune 02.07.10
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record and Other Info
Fitzgerald
Michael C.1978PAccusedDiocesanCaught in 1999 taking part in an inappropriate internet chat with someone he thought was a 13-year-old boy, in a sting by law enforcement . Removed by diocese and sent for therapy. Diocese was going to return him to a parish assignment but did not after Fitzgerald was accused of having oral sex with a 12- year-old boy. Died in car crash in 10/01. Was training to be hospital chaplain at the time of his death.Dubuque, IASource:
Associated Press 10.04.01; MemorialObituaries 10.05.01; Des Moines Register 03.08.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Des Moines Register 01.17.04; Des Moines Register 02.28.04; Hudson Courier 04.04.04; Sioux City Journal 01.06.06; Archdiocesan Report of Accused Priests 09.22.06
Fitzharris
Joseph L.1962PConvictedDiocesanRemoved in 1991. Accused of abuse. Criminally convicted in 1987. Resigned from priesthood in 1/95. Archdiocese settled at least one claim in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. Another man settled his claims for $875K in 7/07 just prior to filing suit. He had alleged abuse in 1970s between ages of 7-10. Laicized in 5/09. Additional settlement with at least one man announced 8/30/11. Personnel file released 1/14 as part of that settlement. Admitted by 2005 to abuse of at least 9 boys.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Archdiocesan Report rev 2009; Chicago Tribune 11.24.91; Chicago Archdiocesan Report, page 2 03.20.06; Daily Southtown 05.29.07; Earthtimes 05.29.07; Chicago Sun-Times 07.07.07; WQAD (AP) 07.08.07; WLS 08.29.11; WXEL 08.29.11; Chicago Sun-Times 08.30.11; Chicago Tribune 08.30.11; Jeff Anderson & Assoc Press Release 08.30.11; Chicago Tribune 01.21.14; National Catholic Reporter 01.21.14; NY Times 01.21.14; Personnel File Released 01.21.14; National Catholic Reporter 01.23.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Jeff Anderson & Associates Timeline
Fitzmaurice
Terence1963PSettledBenedictineMultiple allegations of abuse of boys and girls. Accused of molesting at least 15 boys in the early 1970s. Three settled with the order and the Chicago archdiocese in 2006. In 2007 negotiations continued with other claimants. Many were participants in a job-training program run by the city of Chicago where Fitzmaurice was a supervisor. As many as 75 other claimants. One woman alleged abuse over a 6-year period. A suit filed 1/07 alleged abuse in Superior diocese. Other plaintiffs added 5/07. Original plaintiff settled 10/07.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Sun-Times 11.19.06; Chicago Tribune 11.19.06; Chicago Tribune 11.21.06; Chicago Tribune 11.22.06; The-Bee 12.07.06; The-Bee 02.07.07; The-Bee 02.14.07; The-Bee 03.14.07; The-Bee 03.14.07; The-Bee 05.17.07; The-Bee 11.08.07; Chicago Tribune 11.21.09; The Final Call 01.01.10; Associated Press 01.04.20
Fitzpatrick
James J.1954PAccusedDiocesanOrdained for the Dallas-Ft. Worth diocese. Accused of abusing in Los Angeles1967-68 . Described in L.A. archdiocesan report as extern priest from TX. Worked 1969-73 at a parish in the Ft. Worth diocese. Died 8/6/73. On Dallas diocese's list 1/31/19.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04; Diocese of Dallas List 01.31.19
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06; Diocese of Fort Worth List of Accused Priests accessed 1.12; Diocese of Dallas Priest Details
Fitzpatrick
John F.1964PSettledDiocesanAccused in 1993 in an anonymous letter to Bishop Hubbard of sexually abusing a child. When confronted, admitted to abusing three children; sent to Paracletes for treatment. Allowed to work in chancery until 1996, when allegations grew to at least five; was asked to resign. Hubbard, Fitzpatrick, and accused Albany priest John Connolly were seminary classmates. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 of abuse of a minor, age 16-17, in 1976-77.Albany, NYSource:
Times Union 07.30.02; Diocese of Albany Revised List 11.30.18; Times Union 08.14.19
Fitzpatrick
Joseph F.1965PSuedJesuitNamed publicly as accused on the Northeast Province Jesuits list 1/15/19. It notes a report received in 1999 of abuse of a minor in the 1980s. Deemed credible. Permanently removed from ministry in 2002. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 of abuse of a St. Mary's in Manhasset altar server, age 10-11, in 1982-83.Rockville Centre, NYSource:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19; Long Island Weekly News 08.19.19
Assignments:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
Fitzpatrick
Robert1973PReinstatedDiocesanPlaced on leave 8/27/15 after archdiocese received a credible allegation that Fitzpatrick sexually abused a minor in the 1980s. Pastor of Corpus Christi in St. Paul and St. Rose of Lima in Roseville. In 1980s was associate pastor of Holy Spirit in St. Paul and pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Little Canada. Archdiocese announced 3/17/16 Fitzpatrick would be returned to ministry, saying law enforcement cited "a lack of evidence and the statute of limitations." Archdiocese stated, too, their Review Board said no "reasonable basis to find that the alleged abuse occurred."St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis 08.27.15; CBS Minnesota 08.27.15; Star Tribune 08.27.15; CBS Minnesota 03.17.16; Minnesota Public Radio 03.17.16; Pioneer Press 03.17.16; Star Tribune 03.17.16; Lillie News 03.29.16
Assignments:
Pioneer Press 03.17.16
Fitzpatrick
Thomas Q.1976PAccusedDiocesanAccused of abuse of a child in 1987, while assigned to Daniel Murphy Catholic High School for Boys. Included in the archdiocese's 2004 report of accused priests.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Times Database 04.20.06
FitzsimmonsEugene T. BAccusedMarianistProfessed vows as a Marianist brother in 1947. Worked at high schools in IL, TX, WI, CA, MO, HI. Per news in 2002, Fitzsimmons was accused of sexually abusing Michael Rodriguez 20 years prior when Rodriguez was a student at Catholic High School in San Antonio. Rodriguez, who was one of the "Texas Seven" prison escapees who shot and killed a police officer 12/24/00, claimed in penalty portion of his trial for this murder that Fitzsimmons abused him. Defense attorney even brought Fitzsimmons to Texas to testify at trial. Fitzsimmons invoked the Fifth Amendment and did not testify. Fitzsimmons was included on the Marianists' list 6/24/20. Withdrew from the Order in 2000. Died in 2011.San Antonio, TXSource:
Associated Press 05.09.02; Ft Worth Star Telegram 05.10.02; US Marianists List 06.24.20; Belleville News-Democrat 07.06.20
FladPaul1942PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as the subject of multiple substantiated allegations by the diocese on its list 7/29/20. Died 2/19/87.La Crosse, WISource:
Diocese of La Crosse List 12.21.20
Assignments:
Diocese of La Crosse Assignment Record
FlahertyJohn1945PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/26/19. Claims against Flaherty eligible for the IRCP. DIed in 1971.New York, NYSource:
Archdiocese of New York List 04.26.19
Flaherty
Robert "Bob"n/aBAccusedXaverian BrothersJoined Xaverian Brothers 9/79, took vows in 1980s. Suspended from ministry in 8/18 during investigation by state's attorney of allegations Flaherty sexually abused a minor in the mid-1980s. Baltimore Police initiated an investigation in 4/18. Taught at Mount St. Joseph school 1972-1993 and 2008-2010. Taught in KY 1994-1999. Teaching at St. John's Prep in Danvers MA when suspended; was there 1999-2007, returning in 2010.Baltimore, MDSource:
Associated Press 08.22.18; Baltimore Sun 08.22.18; Boston Herald 08.23.18; Louisville Courier Journal 08.23.18
FlahiveFlorence1940 ?PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the Reno diocese on its list 4/5/19. Died in 1958. On the Las Vegas diocese's list 4/12/19.Reno, NVSource:
Diocese of Reno List 04.05.19; Diocese of Las Vegas List 04.12.19
FlanaganAustin E.1966PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. In 9/80 a parishioner told Bishop McCormick that Flanagan would not let anyone into the rectory, that he was sleeping with boys, and that parishioners were disgusted. Moved in 9/80 from St. Thomas in Elkland to St. Francis in Mildred. Sick Leave 4/90-6/90. Treated at St. Vincent's in Harrison NY. Flanagan reportedly was sent to treatment after accusations he had fondled two boys at a summer camp two years prior. He did not deny the accusations. Removed from active ministry 7/02. In 6/05 a man reported to the diocese that Flanagan sodomized him in St. Mary's rectory when he was age 11 in 1973. Flanagan denied wrongdoing. On diocese's list 8/19/18.Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Flanagan
Bernard A.1982PAccusedDiocesanDiocese announced 9/26/10 that Flanagan had been removed from his assignments as pastor of Annunciation, St. George, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Shenandoah and St. Mary Magdalen in Lost Creek; sent for treatment. Review Board found credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor dating back about 25 years, when he was assigned to Reading Central Catholic High School. May be other accusers. Chaperoned an unsanctioned international trip which included Bishop McDeviit High School students, diocese of Harrisburg. Name on Harrisburg's 8/1/18 list. Named in 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report and on Allentown diocese's 8/19/18 list. Diocese claims it tried to have Flanagan laicized, but Vatican denied laicization.Allentown, PASource:
Allentown Morning Call 09.26.10; Republican Herald 09.26.10; WNEP 09.26.10; Reading Eagle 09.27.10; WNEP 09.27.10; Reading Eagle 10.08.10; Morning Call 06.21.18; Diocese of Harrisburg List 08.01.18; Pennlive 08.01.18; York Daily Record 08.01.18; Diocese of Allentown list 08.19.18
Flanagan
Edward1964PAccusedMaryknoll MissionaryAccused in a 6/19 court filing of sexually abusing a boy 1962-1970, beginning when the child was age 4, including an incident in the Bahamas, where the priest had accompanied the victim's family. The court filing on behalf of the victim's estate sought discovery from the Maryknoll order after the victim took his own life on 1/14/19. Flanagan had reportedly joined the Maryknolls in 1956 as a religious brother, was ordained in 1964, and worked at St John and St Mary church in Chappaqua NY in the 1960s, when he received psychological counseling but was allowed to continue working with children and families. His connection with the parish is documented as early as 1962, when Flanagan was a seminarian. He reportedly left the order in 1971, became a follower of Meher Baba, worked as a 'writer-actor and bioenergy healer,' and died on 9/25/16.New York, NYSource:
North Westchester Times 11.01.62; Parish History 07.21.10; Hudson Valley One 02.22.16; Obituary 01.14.19; Journal News 06.13.19; Meher Baba Travels 06.25.19; Daily Voice 07.03.19
FlanaganJohn D. 1973PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/26/19. Removed from ministry. Laicized.New York, NYSource:
Archdiocese of New York List 04.26.19
Flanagan
John L.1941PSuedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 2/13/19. One alleged victim noted. Died 6/25/75. Suit filed in 12/19 claiming abuse of a boy while assigned to Holy Trinity. The abuse allegedly began when the boy was age 7 and occurred in the 1950s and '60s. The suit claims that Flanagan also abused other children.Newark, NJSource:
Archdiocese of Newark List 02.13.19; Archdiocese of Newark Tobin Letter 02.13.19; Union Daily Voice 12.04.19
FlanaganMichael T.1961PSettledDiocesanRemoved and retired in 1999 after accusations that he had been arrested on charges of public lewdness involving adults in 1993 and 1997. Suspended by Dallas diocese in 5/02 after an accusation of sexual misconduct involving a minor in the early 1980s. By 5/03, three to four men had alleged that they were abused as minors by Flanagan. One claim was settled out of court. Flanagan died in 2008. On diocese's list 1/31/19.Dallas, TXSource:
Dallas Morning News 05.18.02; Dallas Morning News 05.18.03; Dallas Morning News 05.19.05; Dallas Morning News 07.14.06; Diocese of Dallas List 01.31.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Dallas Priest Details
Flannery
Joseph D.1953PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Diocese received reports in 1964, 1965 and 1966 that Flannery was having affairs with women, and had gotten a young girl pregnant. Died 2005. Per the Grand Jury, Flannery was on a list in 5/16 sent to each D.A. office within the diocese of names of all priests with complaints against them of sex abuse of minors. On diocese's list 8/19/18.Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
FlanneryPatrick  ?PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the archdiocese's updated list 12/6/18. Allegations reported to the archdiocese in 2010 of incidents 1955-1960. Flannery died in 1973.Los Angeles, CASource:
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Update 12.06.18
Flavin
Malachy  BSuedBenedictineAccused of abuse of a teenage boy in 1981. Alleged victim told the Benedictines in 1992 and said the Order knew of another victim. Per Order, Flavin left active status in 1987 after he was found drinking with another boy. When Flavin would not voluntarily leave the Order, in 2003 it asked the Vatican for laicization. Named in lawsuit(s) filed in 7/20 under the NJ Child Sexual Abuse Victims Act.Paterson, NJSource:
NY Times 09.29.02; Observer-Tribune (NJ) 03.26.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Star-Ledger 10.08.03; Observer-Tribune 10.23.03; Daily Record 08.05.04; Star-Ledger 08.06.04; Daily Record 04.28.07; New Jersey Herald 07.08.20; NJ com 07.08.20
Fleck
David1975PAccusedDiocesanSuspended in 9/18 after diocese received a report of sexual misconduct by Fleck occurring "decades ago." Diocese notified Child Protective Services. Fleck worked in schools and parishes in Vincennes, Petersburg, Montgomery, Oakland City and Bicknell. Also, resided in Haubstadt. Allegedly solicited two boys, who were students at Vincennes Rivet High School, in the 1980s. Fleck denied the allegation. Name not included on the diocese's 2/22/19 list. Remained on leave in 8/19.Evansville, INSource:
Associated Press via NPR 09.10.18; WIBC 09.10.18; WEHT Local | Local 7 WTVW 09.11.18; The Compass 09.21.18; Evansville Courier & Press 03.02.19; Evansville Courier & Press 05.23.19; Evansville Courier & Press 08.27.19; Courier & Press 09.18.20
FleckensteinDavid< 1977PAccusedCMF-- ClaretiansName included on Seattle archdiocese's list 1/15/16 of clergy and religious with admitted, established or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor. Worked at St. Louise, Bellevue WA 1977-79. Laicized.Seattle, WASource:
Archdiocese of Seattle List 01.15.16; The Stranger 01.15.16; Bellevue Reporter 01.21.16
FlemingMark1980PSuedDiocesanAccused in a 2002 civil suit of abusing three brothers in the early 1980s. Assaults were reported in 1983 and case went to AG's office; not prosecuted. Admitted to the abuse. Per diocese, Fleming was not defrocked but his right to minister was revoked. Sent to therapy for two years. Left priesthood in 1986. Diocese did not include him on list of accused priests released in 2/02 because it was thought he had died in 1997. He was, however, alive. Said to have gone on to become a Unitarian minister in Charlestown NH. Included on the diocese's list released in 7/19. Laicized. Added to St Louis archdiocese's list in 8/19.Manchester, NHSource:
Documents re treatment at House of Affirmation 1983-1986; Associated Press 04.09.02; Lowell Sun 04.10.02; Documents from NH Atty General Report 03.03.03; Manchester Report from NH Atty General 03.03.03; SNAP 12.31.15; Concord Monitor 01.16.16; Diocese of Manchester List 07.31.19; Concord Monitor 08.03.19; St Louis Post-Dispatch 09.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Manchester List 07.31.19
FlemingMartin J.1898PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Died 1950. Report to the diocese in 4/06 that Fleming sexually abused a 6-year-old girl in 1940. His accuser said she was in heart failure, wanted "all of her ducks in a row," including being counted as a victim of a priest in the diocese. She said this "deepest secret" kept coming back to "trouble her spirits and cause her emotional distress." Fleming's name was included on a list the diocese sent to each D.A.'s office in within the diocese in 5/16 of all priests with allegations of child sex abuse against them. On diocese's list 8/19/18.Scranton, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Scranton List 08.19.18; Patriot Ledger 07.31.19
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Flemming
Francis J.1961PSettledDiocesanAccused of abusing a boy, age 12, beginning in 1960. His accuser said two other priests also abused him. He also said that, when he was age 16, Flemming put a gun to his head and threatened to kill him if he told. Flemming denied the allegations when confronted by the church in the 1960s. In a 1994 RICO civil suit a second man claimed Flemming abused him at age 14. One suit was dismissed in 1/03 because of accuser's credibility. Both accusers were among 23 plaintiffs included in a 3/03 $880K settlement. Flemming died in 1986. On diocese's list 2/13/19.Camden, NJSource:
Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Diocese of Camden List 02.13.19
FlemmingJames1986PSuedDiocesanA man filed suit in 1/04 alleging that he was abused by Flemming and his brother, Rev. Neil Flemming, beginning in 1969 at at Boystown, a Miami-area orphanage. At the time of the alleged abuse, James Flemming was not yet a priest. The suit alleges that both men used him as their "personal sex servant." James Flemming was a tutor at the school at the time of the alleged abuse.Miami, FLSource:
Maimi Herald 01.21.04
FlemmingNeil1958PSettledDiocesanPlaced on leave in 2002 after allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. Incident was alleged to have occurred more than 30 years previously. Permanently removed in early 2004 after man filed civil suit alleging Flemming and his brother James abused him at Boystown, an Miami-area orphanage. At least one suit settled in 9/04 as part of large Archdiocese of Miami settlement. Two new suits filed 9/30/09 against Archdiocese of Miami; settled 2011. Three new suits filed by three men in 8/11.Venice, FLSource:
Sarasota Herald Tribune 05 29 02; Statement by Bishop Nevins 05.24.02; Naples Daily News 04.28.03; Naples Daily News 01.13.04; Miami Herald 01.21.04; Miami Herald (AP) 01.21.04; Naples Daily News 01.21.04; Naples Daily News 01.23.04; Injury Board 09.05.08; CBS 4 09.30.09; Miami Herald 10.01.09; WSVN 10.01.09; Miami Herald 08.17.11; WSVN 08.17.11
Fletcher
William J.1944PSettledDiocesanDied in 4/88. In 7/06 a woman filed suit, alleging Fletcher abused her at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque parish in Shelton in the early 1960s, beginning when she was age 7. Diocese said that there were no other allegations against him. Settlement(s). Per a 2019 report commissioned by the diocese, the abuse occurred in 1964 and involved digital penetration under the girl's dress at school.Bridgeport, CTSource:
Connecticut Post 07.26.06; Diocese of Bridgeport List Updated 03.22.19; Diocese of Bridgeport Settlements List 03.22.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Holzberg Report 10.01.19
Flickinger
Don D.1964PSettledDiocesanOrdained for the Diocese of Fresno. Civil suit filed 8/9/11 accused Flickinger of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy at St. Frances Cabrini in San Jose in 2001. It also claimed abuse in San Francisco and Fresno dioceses over a period of 40 years, and that church authorities were aware. Suit included statements by many other witnesses and alleged victims. A woman also sued. Another lawsuit filed 9/12. All three cases settled 9/13. In 10/18 still a priest of the Fresno diocese. Permanently banned from ministry in 2006, except for participation in funeral masses for other priests. On San Jose diocese's list 10/18/18. It notes allegations reported in 2002, 2005 and 2006. On Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/19. Christian Brothers Novitiate chaplain there 1981-83.San Jose, CASource:
KGO 08.10.11; KTVU 08.10.11; Fresno Bee 08.12.11; Huffington Post 08.12.11; Fresno Bee 08.16.11; KMPH 08.16.11; ABC 30 08.17.11; CBS 47 08.17.11; KMPH Fox 26 08.17.11; Mercury News 09.09.11; Michelle S v Roman Catholic of San Jose and Bishop of Fresno and Flickinger, CGC-11-51593, First Amended Complaint 03.20.12; John FD Roe 1 v Bishops of San Jose and San Francisco and Flickinger, Complaint, 09.28.12; Courthouse News Service 10.01.12; Monterey Herald 10.23.12; Marin Independent Journal 11.28.12; SNAP Statement 09.26.13; Diocese of San Jose list 10.18.18; San Francisco Chronicle 10.18.18; Diocese of Santa Rosa List 01.12.19
FlohrGregory1963PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Accused in 11/04 of the 1967-69 sex abuse of an Immaculate Conception in Irwin altar boy and parish school student, beginning when the boy was age 10 or 11. The abuse allegedly included tying the boy up in a confessional, then the priest sticking his penis in the boy's mouth to silence his screams. He also allegedly sodomized the boy with a crucifix. Flohr died in 2004.Greensburg, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
FloodJ. Michael1968PSuit WithdrawnDiocesanSuit filed 9/09 in DE accused Flood of abuse of youth at St. John Neumann H.S. in late 1970s. Archdiocese let him continue as Pastor since Plaintiff's identity not known. He denied allegation; agreed to avoid unsupervised ministry to youth. One of 21 priests placed on leave 3/7/11 pending investigation re allegations of sexual abuse of minors. Suit withdrawn 12/11 after inconsistencies in Plaintiff's deposition. In 5/12 Archdiocese found allegations unsubstantiated & found him suitable for ministry.Philadelphia, PASource:
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Press Release 3.8.11; NY Times 3.8.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 3.6.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 3.8.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 3.9.11; Statement of Cardinal Rigali Regarding Administrative Leaves 3.8.11; Archdiocese of Philadelphia Press Release 09.28.09; Philadelphia Inquirer 09.28.09; Bucks County Courier Times 09.29.09; Daily Times 09.29.09; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.10.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.11.11; Montgomery Media 04.20.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.20.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.20.11
Assignments:
Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 5.4.12; Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 5.4.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 5.4.12 (add'l article); Philadelphia Inquirer 5.4.12 (add'l article); Philadelphia Inquirer 5.7.12 (add'l article); Philadelphia Inquirer 5.6.12 (add'l article)
Flood
Joseph E.1949PAccusedStigmatineDied in 1996. Accused in 8/02 of having abused two or more students at Elm Bank minor seminary in Wellesley in the late 1950s.Boston, MASource:
Confratelli Stimmatini 12.31.95; Boston Globe 08.10.02; Berkshire Eagle 01.19.19
Assignments:
BA.org Brief Assignment Record
Flores
Alejandro (Alex)2009PConvictedDiocesanNative of Bolivia. Ordained for Joliet 6/09. Removed 1/4/10 from First Family after couple accused him of abusing their 13-year-old son for 5 years while a seminarian. Flores attempted suicide 1/6/10 by leaping from balcony of abandoned church. Sustained serious head injuries. Released 1/20/10 and arrested. Charged 4/10 with attempted abuse of first victim's brother. Pled guilty 9/10 to first allegations. Got four years prison. Paroled 6/13. Arrested by Immigration. Deported to Bolivia 8/6/13. Out-of-court civil settlement 2012. Per diocese's list 12/18, permanently removed from minsitry.Joliet, ILSource:
Bolingbrook Sun 01.07.10; Chicago Breaking News 01.07.10; Chicago Tribune 01.08.10; Chicago Breaking News 01.20.10; Chicago Tribune 01.20.10; Chicago Breaking News 01.21.10; St Charles Republican 01.22.10; Chicago Sun-Times 01.23.10; Batavia Republican 02.10.10; Wayne Republican 02.18.10; The Chronicle 03.12.10; Daily Herald 03.17.10; The Chronicle 03.17.10; The Chronical 03.18.10; Geneva Sun 04.20.10; Chicago Tribune 04.21.10; St Charles Republican 04.30.10; Kane County Chronicle 05.01.10; St Charles Republican 05.28.10; Chicago Daily Herald 09.08.10; Geneva Republican 09.08.10; Spero News 09.09.10; Chicago Tribune 11.19.11; SNAP Statement 11.19.11; Joliet Diocese List of Priests with Credible Allegations 03.12.13; NBC Chicago 03.12.13; Wheaton Patch 06.17.13; Chicago Tribune 07.08.13; Washington Times 07.08.13; CBS Chicago 07.09.13; Hispanically Speaking 07.09.13; My Suburban Life 07.10.13; CBS Chicago 08.07.13; Chicago Tribune 08.07.13; Plainfield Patch 08.07.13; SNAP Statement 08.07.13; Univision 08.07.13; Vive Lo Hoy 08.07.13; WBEZ 08.07.13; BoliviaCom 08.08.13; Northwest Herald 08.08.13; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 04.30.14; Diocese of Joliet List Updated 12.06.18
Flores
Miguel1994PSuedDiocesanFrom Guadalajara, Mexico. Ordained in Bolivia. Ministered and taught in Chile. Studied in Argentina and Australia. Taught in Peru, studied in Colombia. Arrived in the Fresno diocese from Mexico in 1999. Accused by a 16-year-old girl in 2002 of sexual assault 1/02-2/02. She was his office assistant at parishes in Tranquility and Hanford. Acquitted by jury 8/02 on three counts of forcible rape, three counts of sex with a minor and charge of making threats and intimidating a witness. Returned to active ministry. Case reopened in 2019 after new information deemed credible. Placed on leave in 2/19. HIs alleged victim filed suit against the diocese in 2/20 under the CA Child Victims Act.Fresno, CASource:
Fresno Bee 03.13.02; Associated Press 04.09.02; Fresno Bee 04.10.02; Fresno Bee 05.01.02; Fresno Bee 06.05.02; Fresno Bee 06.21.02; Fresno Bee 07.23.02; Fresno Bee 08.21.02; Fresno Bee 08.22.02; Fresno Bee 08.23.02; Fresno Bee 08.24.02; The Bakersfield Californian 03.04.19; Visalia Times-Delta 03.04.19; Visalia Times-Delta 05.08.19; Visalia Times-Delta 05.22.19; Fresno Bee 01.31.20; Visalia Times-Delta 02.03.20; The Sun 02.04.29
FlorezAndrew1993PAccusedDiocesanIn 6/20 the archdiocese announced that Florez had credible allegations against him of the sexual abuse of minors. Permanently removed from ministry.New York, NYSource:
Catholic New York 11.27.13; Catholic New York 06.17.20
Florez (Flores)
Laurence (Lawrence)1959PSuedDiocesanOrdained for Gallup NM diocese. Priest of the Phoenix diocese when it was when established in 1969. Two men, one of them his nephew, claimed abuse over a period of several years by Florez, J. Giandelone, and Henry Perez. Abuse of both boys allegedly occurred while Florez was under treatment at St. Joseph's Center. Civil suit filed 6/30/93. On 5/16/96 the AZ Supreme Court ruled that one plaintiff's case was barred by the statute of limitations. No mention of second plaintiff in ruling. Florez left the priesthood before the suit was filed. He died in 2002. Added to the Gallup diocese's list in 12/18.Phoenix, AZSource:
Arizona Republic 07.10.93; Phoenix Gazette 02.07.94; Arizona Republic 11.10.02; Gallup Independent 07.31.12; Gallup Independent 11.11.13; Diocese of Gallup List 12.10.18; Gallup Independent 12.12.18; Gallup Independent 12.15.18; Diocese of Gallup List updated 08.02.19; Diocese of Phoenix List 10.29.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Gallup List updated 08.02.19
Flosi
James Vincent1971PSuedDiocesanSued in 2005. Accused of abuse of a Quigley Theological Seminary student in 1980 while assigned to Holy Name Cathedral. Multiple reports of sexual abuse of minors dating to the 1970s. Accused in 1991 of teaching several middle school age boys to masturbate. Resigned from priesthood in 7/92. Later became founder and CEO of Aidscare in Chicago. Laicized in 10/10.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Tribune 03.03.05; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 03.21.06; Journal of Oak Park and River Forest 11.11.07; Chicago Archdiocesan Report accessed 07.05.11; Archdiocese of Chicago Documents 11.11.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Flosi Personnel File; Jeff Anderson & Associates Timeline
FlynnFrank1967PSettledDiocesanFrom Ireland. Accused of seducing at least three women and of kissing and groping a young girl when she was ages 12-18. Police closed investigation in 9/02. Diocese was notified at least four times 1982-97 that Flynn was seducing women. Flynn left the diocese in 1997 and returned to Ireland because of a "weak heart." Working at seminary in Dublin in 2002. Retired by 2004. Diocese paid at least two settlements involving Flynn. Named in a lawsuit.Palm Beach, FLSource:
Sun Sentinel 03.28.02; Palm Beach Post 04.05.02; Palm Beach Post 04.19.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.19.02; Sun Sentinel 04.24.02; Palm Beach Post 05.04.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Palm Beach Post 03.09.03; Palm Beach Post 02.28.04; Palm Beach Post 12.12.04; Palm Beach Post 12.12.04; Irish Independent 02.01.09
Flynn
Herman Francis1929PAccusedCongregation of the Holy GhostBorn in Canada. Worked in SC, MI and VA, then in the Diocese of San Diego 1963-77. Included on list of priests with credible allegations released by the San Diego diocese 3/30/07. Died 4/13/77. Personnel file released 10/25/10.San Diego, CASource:
Diocese of San Diego List 03.30.07; Lompoc Record 03.30.07; San Diego Union Tribune 03.31.07; Documents Released by San Diego Diocese 10.25.10
FlynnJohn A.1952PAccusedDiocesanFrom Ireland. Admitted 10/97 to a "sexual encounter" with a female adolescent more than 20 years prior. She had written to archdiocese in 9/97; alleged he abused her as a teen in the 1960s and sexually assaulted her as a young adult in the 1970s. Removed from ministry and sent to MD treatment center for evaluation. Resigned the same year from ministry in the San Antonio archdiocese. Allowed by Bishop Carmody in 1998 to minister in Tyler TX diocese. Retired 2002; continued active ministry. In 2005 San Antonio archdiocese gave new information to Tyler diocese showing possible credible allegation of sex abuse of a girl by Flynn occurring in the 1960s-70s. Removed from ministry. Case sent to Vatican. Returned to restricted ministry 2008. After review in 2018, again removed from ministry. On San Antonio archdiocese's list 1/31/19.San Antonio, TXSource:
San Antonio Express News 10.13.97; San Antonio Exress News 10.14.97; San Antonio Express News 10.25.97; San Antonio Express News 11.20.99; Longview News-Journal 05.20.02; Longview News-Journal 05.21.02; Associated Press 05.22.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Corpus Christi Caller Times 06.14.02; Longview News Journal 05.14.05; Longview News-Journal 05.18.05; Tribune 02.07.10; Archdiocese of San Antonio List 01.31.19; Diocese of Tyler Bishop's Letter 01.31.19
FlynnVincent Stephen  ?PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the archdiocese's updated list 12/6/18. Allegations reported in 2016 of incidents in 1961. Flynn died in 1969.Los Angeles, CASource:
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Update 12.06.18
Flynn, Jr.
John H.1955PSettledDiocesanAccused in a 1/03 civil suit of fondling a 6-year-old girl in 1978. Flynn denied the accusation. Settled by arbitration with the archdiocese in 2003. Reinstated in 10/05 by archdiocese, which stated that the allegation could not be substantiated. See 8/11 Boston AD database. Died 1/30/11.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 01.30.03; Boston Herald 01.30.03; Centre Daily Times 04.25.04; Boston Globe (AP) 10.25.05; McDonald Funeral Homes website accessed 02.11.11; The Boston Pilot 02.11.11; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Flynt
James M.1985PAccusedDiocesanParishioners and staff at Flynt's first two parish assignments complained to the bishop about Flynt's behavior. Known for inappropriate expressions of affection for young men. Known in 1992 to be legal guardian of a 6th-grade boy. Name included on the Archdiocese's 7/9/04 list of priests fully restricted from ministry because of credible allegations of abuse. Shown as laicized per the Archdiocese's list updated 11/26/07. Laicization date 6/24/04 per personnel file released in 7/13.Milwaukee, WISource:
Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee 07.09.04; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 07.10.04; Archdiocese of Milwaukee Website 11.26.07; Archdiocese of Milwaukee List of Clergy Offenders 03.03.12; Brookfield Patch 07.03.13
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Archdiocese of Milwaukee Assignment Record
FogartyEdmund F.1945PSuedDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 of sexually abusing a girl at the The Mission of the Immaculate Virgin at Mount Loretto orphanage. His accuser, who was a resident of the orphanage, said Fogarty would force her to have sex, beginning when she was about age 11. She said she was also sexually abused by Sisters Helen, Joachim, and Georgine. Fogarty died 8/2/96. Per his obituary, he "devoted almost his entire career to the cause of children."New York, NYSource:
New York Times Obituary 08.03.96; SI Live 08.15.19
Foisy
Leonard R.1957PSuedSulpiciansFoisy's education and career took him from his native New Hampshire to New York, Montreal, Washington DC, Maryland and Michigan. He held leadership positions as a Sulpilcian and in the diocese of Manchester, NH, where he also did parish and hospital work. Accused in a 1994 lawsuit of abusing a boy over 4 years in the 1960s in Michigan, when he was administrator of St. John's Seminary in Plymouth. Placed on sick leave in 1996. Died 4/29/16.Detroit, MISource:
Detroit News 05.24.94; United Press International 05.25.94; Valley News 05.03.16
Foley
George1963PSuedSacred HeartOrdained in Ireland. Accused in 2002 of abuse of a girl 1971-74 while he was sexually involved with her mother. Archdiocese knew in 1974 of allegations against Foley of involvement with women. Left the Order and Archdiocese in 1974. Named in a civil suit in 2003.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 04.20.06
Foley
Gerald K. (Jerry)1961PAccusedDiocesanFoley admitted, some time before 2005, to sexual misconduct in the 1970s and early 1980s with women in his pastoral care. By 2005, Vicar General McDonough of St. Paul and Minneapolis was aware that at least one of those women was 'as young as 17,' and that some of the women whom Foley 'exploited' were known to Foley through Retrouvaille, a marriage renewal program. Foley had been a leader of Retrouvaille at least from 1984 to 2005. He was laicized on 9/22/06. In the 1960s and 1970s, he had been Director of Crookston's Catholic Social Services Association, and for a year or two in the late 1970s he was the Executive Director of the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, based in Des Moines IA. Foley was transferred in 1985 from the Diocese of Crookston to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, where he was a chaplain at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Paul until about 2004. In these years he was listed by Crookston as 'on duty outside the diocese.'Crookston, MNSource:
Foley Essay 08.01.07; MPR News 02.20.14; MPR News 07.21.14; Retrouvaille History 09.28.14; Diocese of Crookston List accessed 01.26.20
Assignments:
Diocese of Crookston List accessed 01.26.20
Foley
J. Patrick1973PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on San Diego diocese's 9/18 list. San Diego priest, in Northern CA since 1991. Suspended in 7/10, accused of sex abuse of two boys in the Sacramento area. Canonical trial, which ended in 1/11, yielded an "unclear" verdict. Faculties restored 1/12, again removed in 8/15. In 5/17 was offering retreats and spiritual counsel. In 7/18 led a "cluster mission" at a parish in Dubuque IA. Bio on the Oakland diocese's website in 3/14 said Foley had worked in parishes, campus ministry, administration, and in high schools and colleges as a teacher, and that missions and retreats were his focus since 1995. On Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/19, where he led " Missions and Parish Retreats 1998-2006." On Sacramento list 4/30/19. On Oakland diocese's list in 2019. Foley filed a defamation suit against the San Diego diocese in 9/19. On Stockton's list, where he worked 10/25-30 2014.Sacramento, CASource:
The Catholic Voice (Oakland) 03.24.18; San Diego Union-Tribune 09.13.18; Diocese of San Diego list 09.14.18; Mercury News 09.16.18; Diocese of Santa Rosa List 01.12.19; Diocese of Sacramento List 04.30.19; Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19; Newsweek 09.17.19
Assignments:
Diocese of San Diego List 09.14.18; Diocese of Stockton Revised List 11.12.20
FoleyJames F.1949PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as credibly accused by the diocese on its list 8/22/19. Retired 1984. Died 11/27/02.Burlington, VTSource:
Diocese of Burlington List 08.22.19; Seven Days 08.22.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Burlington List 08.22.19
Foley
James J.1978PAccusedDiocesanPersonnel file released in 12/02 showed Foley was placed on leave in 1999 for allegedly fondling a 14-year-old boy's genitals under pretense of measuring him for body building training. Foley claimed he was guilty only of "gross stupidity and indiscretion." Banned from ministering to minors in 2000. On administrative leave with canonical case in progress as of 9/12. A second man came forward 2011, alleging abuse at Holy Name from 1984 or 1985 to 1996. His accusations were made public in 9/12. In 10/15 status is "Administrative Leave; Case in Process." Died in 2016.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 12.12.02; Boston Herald 12.18.02; Boston Globe 01.10.03; WNAW AM 1230 (AP) 01.12.03; Boston Globe 03.05.03; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; Salem News 08.26.11; Boston Globe 09.09.12; Boston Globe 09.09.12; WBUR 09.10.12; The Bulletin, West Roxbury-Roslindale 09.13.12; Archdiocese of Boston List accessed 01.17.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record (enhanced with links to multiple documents)
Foley
Robert C.  ?PSettledDiocesanPer 2002 report, in 1985 then-chancellor of the Orange diocese, Michael Driscoll, who was later Bishop of the Diocese of Boise, wrote to a priest in Liverpool, England, begging him to take Foley. Foley had just admitted to molesting an 8-year-old boy during a camping trip organized by St. Justin Martyr parish. The boy's mother threatened to go to the police; Foley was in jeopardy of arrest and possible imprisonment in he stayed in the U.S. Foley left for England and never faced prosecution for the molestation. Civil suit settled. Per the diocese's website in 8/16, Foley's status was "voluntary permanent leave". The diocese's list updated 4/2/19 notes that he is living a life of prayer and penance.Orange, CASource:
OC Register 04.30.87; OC Register 08.11.87; LA Times 10.10.87; OC Register 08.16.88; OC Register 05.04.93; OC Register 04.17.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Diocese of Orange News Release 01.10.04; LA Times 01.11.04; OC Register 01.13.04; OC Weekly 07.09.04; OC Weekly 03.04.05; LA Times 01.11.06; OC Weekly 03.18.09; Diocese of Orange 08.12.16; LAist 11.02.17; Diocese of Orange List Updated 04.02.19
Assignments:
OC Weekly 03.04.05
Foley
Stephen C.1967PSettledDiocesanNamed in multiple civil suits by men claiming abuse when they were teenagers. Allegedly used his position as fire and police chaplain to meet victims and to lure them into 'relationships.' One accuser's father reported Foley to the archdiocese in the 1960s. Not removed by archdiocese until 1993 after a man told police. Removed from position as state police chaplain around the same time. Settlement of $500K in 3/07. Settlement of $600K in 3/08. A $750K settlement in 1/09. Total of 13 settlements in all by 2009. Laicized 4/29/16.Hartford, CTSource:
Hartford Courant 03.31.01; Hartford Courant 08.17.02; Hartford Courant 10.03.02; Hartford Courant 10.09.02; Hartford Courant 03.19.03; Connecticut Post 08.03.03; Hartford Courant 11.01.05; New York Times 11.01.05; The Day 11.30.06; Hartford Courant (AP) 03.23.07; Newsday 03.23.07; Hartford Courant 03.25.07; Hartford Courant 03.27.07; Hartford Courant 03.28.07; Hartford Courant 03.29.07; Hartford Courant 05.12.07; Hartford Courant 02.29.08; Hartford Courant 03.05.08; Hartford Courant 03.06.08; Hartford Courant 10.07.08; Hartford Courant 01.27.09; Hartford Courant 01.22.19
Assignments:
Assignments Compiled by Law Firm; Archdiocese of Hartford Assignment Record
Follett
John E.1978PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/13/19. Deceased.Camden, NJSource:
Diocese of Camden List 02.13.19
Fondriest
James M.1972PAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused on the diocese's list 10/29/18. Leave of Absence from St. Joseph's in Mantua, where he was pastor, in 1994. Went on to marry. Deceased.Youngstown, OHSource:
WYTV 10.29.18; Diocese of Youngstown List 10.30.18; St Joseph's Mantua OH website accessed 12.05.18
FondriestSylvan  ?PAccusedCapuchin FranciscanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/24/19. Assigned to Ss. Peter and Paul in Cumberland 1956-1976. Allegation to the archdiocese in 2007 of abuse in the late 1950s-early1960s. A second allegation received in 2008 of abuse in the late 1950s. Died in 1976.Baltimore, MDSource:
Archdiocese of Baltimore List 04.24.19
FontaineGeorge A.1936PSuedDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit filed in 6/20 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a minor in about 1971 at Our Lady of Lourdes in Schroon Lake. Died 12/18/90.Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Press-Republican 07.02.02
FontenotBryan James1981PAccusedO.P. DominicanNamed publicly as accused on the New Orleans archdiocese's list 11/2/18. It notes he was removed from ministry by the archdiocese in 2002 for alleged abuse occurring elsewhere. On Baton Rouge diocese's list in early 2019. Multiple allegations received in 4/84 of abuse in 1983, while assigned to St. Joseph's in Ponchatoula, LA. Removed by diocese in 1984, sent to Order for supervision in 1984.New Orleans, LASource:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18; The Advocate 02.27.19; Diocese of Baton Rouge List 03.29.19
Fontenot
Ronald Lane1975PConvictedDiocesanAccused of abusing in LA in the mid-1970s. Civil suit filed in LA in 1983. Placed on leave and sent for counseling. Transferred to Spokane as drug/alcohol counselor. Abused at least three there. Convicted in 1986. Sentenced to one year in jail and two years treatment at the Servants of the Paraclete in Jemez Springs, NM, on probation. Six civil suits filed in Spokane in 1986 and settled in 1989. Another civil suit filed there in 2003. Went by "Jean-Paul Fontenot." Died in 2014. On diocese's list in 4/19.Lafayette, LASource:
The Times of Acadiana 01.30.86; United Press International 02.09.86; United Press International 02.22.86; United Press International 03.04.86; United Press International 06.09.86; United Press International 07.18.86; United Press International 07.29.86; Associated Press 02.15.87; San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87; National Law Journal 04.04.88; Spokesman Review 03.13.03; The Advertiser 07.30.14; KATC 07.31.14; IND 08.04.14; The Advertiser 08.04.14; KATC 08.11.14; Advertiser 08.23.14; Advocate 09.07.14; Daily Advertiser 08.09.17; KATC News 10.17.18; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18; KATC 01.13.19; Diocese of Lafayette List 04.12.19
ForandJoseph Clarence W.1945PSettledDiocesanA man told the diocese in 1993 that Forand molested him for several years, beginning when he was age 8 or 9. Misconduct Committee did nothing because Forand had already retired. Forand continued to assist as retired priest until 2002 norms were issued. His privileges were removed at age 85. One claim settled as part of 2004 $7.5M settlement reached between 45 claimants and the Diocese of Springfield, involving 18 priests. Placed under prayer and penance until his death in 5/05. In 2018 a 67-year-old man told the Diocesan Review Board that he was abused as a boy by Forand, Rev. Edward Authier and Bishop Weldon. The allegations were deemed credible.Springfield, MASource:
FindAGrave 2005; Springfield Republican 07.06.04; Springfield Republican 08.17.04; Springfield Republican 08.17.04; Press Release by The Office of Stobierski & Stobierski, 12.03.08; Berkshire Eagle 05.29.19; Springfield Republican 06.21.20; Mass Live 07.22.20
Forcelle
Joseph Thomas1980PReinstatedDiocesanWorked in St. Paul-Minneapolis 1980-84, then Sioux Falls diocese beginning 1984; became its Director of Office of Youth Ministry. Incardinated into Sioux Falls 1988. Assigned to St. Leo's in Tyndall and St. Vincent's in Springfield when accused in 9/16 of sexual abuse of a minor late in the 1970s-early 1980s, while at St. Mark's in St. Paul. Police department said it would not investigate. Forcelle denied the allegations. Put on Administrative Leave by Sioux diocese pending independent investigation. The Diocesan Review Board determined that the "facts asserted do not substantiate this allegation." Forcelle was reinstated in 11/16.St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis 09.22.16; Catholic Spirit 09.28.16; Press and Dakotan 09.29.16; Press and Dakotan 09.30.16; Diocese of Sioux Falls Statement 11.10.16; Press & Dakotan 11.11.16
Assignments:
St Paul and Minneapolis Assignments 09.22.16
FordFrancis (John)1951PSettledOFM FranciscanOrdained for the Franciscans. Left the order and was incardinated into the Diocese of Santa Rosa in 1/71. Accused in 2002 suit against the Portland archdiocese and Franciscans of abuse of a boy for two years, beginning when the boy was age 12 in 1961. Ford apparently moved back and forth between Portland archdiocese and positions in CA. Died 10/21/84. Suit settled in 2003 or 2004. He signed documents John E. Ford when chaplain at Napa State Hospital 1/73 - 3/77. On Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/19. It notes abuse in the diocese in 1974 and that he went on leave 1/1/79. On Oakland diocese's list in 2019. On Santa Barbara Province Franciscans' list 5/31/19.Portland, ORSource:
Associated Press 05.06.02; Oregonian 05.07.02; Sunday Oregonian 07.07.02; Table: The Oregonian 11.12.06; Contra Costa Times 04.01.08; Diocese of Santa Rosa List 01.12.19; Santa Barbara Province Franciscans List 05.31.19; Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19
Assignments:
Santa Barbara Province Franciscans List 05.31.19
FordJames H.1973PSettledDiocesanA civil suit filed in 2/12 alleges that Ford abused a boy in the 1970s. He worked as associate pastor in three parishes in the Kansas City area 1973 - 1983, completed an advanced degree and then worked for a religious training center for adults. Resigned from ministry in 1986. Died in 1992, possibly of AIDS. One accuser went to the diocese in 1995. Accepted counseling and settlement. Included on the diocese's list 9/5/19, with multiple substantiated allegations.Kansas City-St. Joseph, MOSource:
KCTV 02.10.12; Kansas City Star 02.23.12; Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph List 09.05.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ford
James Michael1966PSettledDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit in L.A. of abuse of a boy 1968-71 at Mater Dei High School and Holy Family Cathedral, beginning when the boy was age 14. Archdiocese investigated and found no basis for the allegation. Accuser received $225K from the Orange diocese (established in 1976) and more from L.A. He told Archbishop Mahony of many other victims. Ford was sent to Santa Barbara in 1971 even after his accuser told two priests (both accused) that he was abused. Retired 6/05. Faculties removed 2006 and restored in 2008. Died 5/22/11. Personnel file released 1/13.Los Angeles, CASource:
John Roe 4 vs Does, Cause No 1156450, Superior Court of California; Los Angeles Times 02.07.04; LA Archdiocesan Report 02.17.04; Santa Barbara News-Press 09.27.04; Los Angeles Times 01.04.05; Press-Enterprise 09.19.05; The Tidings 05.31.11; Orange County Weekly 10.11.12; LA Daily News 10.12.12; KEYT 01.24.13; Los Feliz Ledger 02.28.13
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 04.20.06; OC Weekly 03.04.05
FordRichard J.1960PSuedDiocesanIn 2000 the U.S. Navy reported twice to the diocese that Ford sexually abused one of its enlistees when he was a 12-year-old student at Holy Guardian Angels Regional School in Muhlenberg Township in 1989. The alleged victim was undergoing mental health treatment. Per Navy officials, the diocese did not respond to the reports. Ford died in 2005. The man filed suit against the diocese in 8/18. On Allentown diocese 8/19/18 list.Allentown, PASource:
Diocese of Allentown list 08.19.18; Reading Eagle 08.28.18
Ford
Thomas Cuthbert BConvictedCFC - Congregation of Christian BrothersIrish and U.S. citizen. Accused of beating and sexually abusing five boys at Mount Cashel orphanage in Newfoundland 1956-59. Worked as Dean at Damien Memorial School in HI 1972-75. Taught at Bergen Catholic in Newark archdiocese 1986-96. Indicted in Canada in 1996. In 2000 he agreed to return to Canada. Charges reduced. He pled guilty to brutally beating one of the boys in a shower and was sentenced to five months in jail in 8/00. Died 12/24/08. Named in a civil suit 4/4/14 as having abused one boy at Damien Memorial in about 1970.Newark, NJSource:
Associated Press 03.28.99; Associated Press 04.02.99; The Record (NJ) 08.02.99; The Record 08.21.00; NY Times 08.22.00; Star-Ledger 08.25.00; NY Times 08.26.00; The Record 08.26.00; The Record 12.27.08; HawaiiNewsNow 02.10.12; Complaint in John Roe No 27 v Congregation of Christian Brothers et al, Cause No 14-1-0855-4, First Circuit Court, Hawaii 04.04.14; Media Statement from Jeff Anderson & Assoc 04.07.14
Forish
Stephen T1972PSuedDiocesanIn early 1990s six parents complained about Forist "luring" their children. Accused in 1996 of soliciting sex from 22-year-old man. Acquitted 1998. Sued 2004. Still priest as of 2006 but not active. Arrested in 9/06 for soliciting sex from 26-year-old man on a street corner in Greensburg PA. Forish had been working as a non-church affiliated psychologist at the time of his arrest. Plea deal (terms undisclosed) reached 11/06. Died in car auto accident 12/06. Name on Allentown diocese's 8/19/18 list.Allentown, PASource:
Morning Call 09.24.96; Morning Call 10.04.96; Morning Call 10.16.96; Morning Call 01.17.98; Morning Call 01.14.04; Express Times 09.13.06; Express Times 09.13.06; Tribune Review 09.13.06; Express Times 09.14.06; Morning Call 09.14.06; WPXI 09.14.06; WPXI 11.02.06; Tribune Review 11.03.06; Express Times 12.15.06; Morning Call 12.15.06; The Morning Call 09.13.16; Morning Call 06.21.18; Diocese of Allentown list 08.19.18; Morning Call 09.01.18; National Review 09.21.18
Forman
Bruce1974PSuedDiocesanA 14-year-old boy wrote to the Archdiocese in 1983 complaining of assault on several occasions by Forman, and said "I know it's happened before" The priest allegedly gave the boy pornography and beer. No response from Archdiocese. The boy said he gave another priest a list of 10-15 names of boys who said they believed that Forman had been inappropriate with them. In 1995 the same person sued the archdiocese; it was dismissed on statute problems. Forman remained an active priest in 1/16. Founder and director in the archdiocese of Young Catholic Musicians.St. Louis, MOSource:
Forman et al Letters to Editor 06.17.93; NY Times 03.03.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 03.03.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 03.11.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 04.14.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 07.30.02; SNAP 12.31.15
Formichelli
Ernest DAccusedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused on the diocese's list 10/29/18. Ordained a permanent deacon in 2008. Between 1971 and 2013 taught at St. Christine School and Cardinal Mooney High School. Teaching license revoked by the state in 2013 after two people alleged abuse. Died 4/11/20.Youngstown, OHSource:
WYTV 10.29.18; Diocese of Youngstown List 10.30.18; Youngstown Vindicator 10.31.18; WKBN 04.11.20
Formusa
Salvatore1935PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on Joliet diocese list 4/10/06. Retired 1985. Removed from ministry without privileges 2002. Died 2006. Diocese agreed to release his personnel files 3/13 as part of settlement in Rudofski v Joliet & Bennett. Files released 4/30/14.Joliet, ILSource:
Diocese of Joliet Press Release 04.09.06; Chicago Tribune 04.11.06; Herald News 04.11.06; Chicago Tribune 04.12.06; Herald News 05.17.06; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 03.12.13; My Suburban Life 03.12.13; Statement by the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet 03.12.13; WGN 03.12.13; Anderson Advocates Timeline 04.30.14; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 04.30.14; Formusa Personnel Files from David Rudofski Archives 04.30.14; Joliet Patch 04.30.14; SNAP Statement 04.30.14; WLS 04.30.14; Daily Journal 05.01.14; My Suburban Life 05.08.14
Forrester
John C. (Fidelis)1954PSettledBenedictineIncluded on the on the Davenport diocese's 7/08 list of credibly accused, noting allegations against him involving three minor males beginning 1955. Several 2002 and 2003 suits in Seattle claimed Forrester abused boys in mid-1970s on church outings and overnight trips. Worked in Seattle archdiocese 1971 until removed in 1979. Died in 2002. Seven plaintiffs participated in $2.6M settlement in 2005 involving St. Benedict's Abbey, Kansas City KS archdiocese. Settlement 11/06 of Seattle claims. New suit 12/10. Name included on Seattle archdiocese's list 1/15/16. Another settlement announced by Seattle archdiocese 11/18. Settlement of a case 6/19 for $225K with Seattle archdiocese, St. Benedict Abbey and the American Cassinese Congregation.Davenport, IASource:
Benedictine Priests in the Davenport Diocese 1960-1965; Davenport Diocese Creditors Committee Website; Seattle Post-Intelligencer 11.26.02; Seattle Times 11.27.02; Seattle Times 09.21.03; Seattle Post Intelligencer 01.06.05; Seattle Post Intelligencer 08.27.05; Spokesman Review 08.27.05; Quad-City Times 07.10.08; Diocese of Davenport List 07.14.08; Lawrence Journal-World 06.24.10; Seattle Times 12.11.10; Archdiocese of Seattle list 01.15.16; The Stranger 01.15.16; Seattle Times 11.13.18; Post Intelligencer 10.02.19
Assignments:
Catholic Messenger 07.17.08; BA.org Concise Assignment Record
Forry
Thomas P.1966PSettledDiocesanIn 1984, therapists suggested that Forry be sent for long-term hospitalization and treatment; he refused to go. Even though Archdiocese knew of allegations of sexual abuse and beatings of a preteen boy by Forry and affairs with women, he was allowed to serve as army chaplain 1988-1992. See history in personnel file. Abuse matter settled for $30K 12/93. Placed on leave in 2002. Laicized in 2006. Lives in South Boston 10/08. Boston AD database in 8/11 says case concluded canonically.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 02.08.02; Boston Herald 02.08.02; Patriot Ledger 02.08.02; Boston Globe 12.04.02; Patriot Ledger 12.17.02; Newsday 02.10.03; Boston Globe 03.05.03; Associated Press 10.08.03; BostonChannel 10.10.03; Boston Globe 03.18.06; Patriot Ledger 03.18.06; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Forster
Albert J.1926PSettledDiocesanAccused of abuse of several boys in the 1960s. Died 3/26/90. Named in at least two civil suits filed against diocese in 2004, which settled in 2004 and 2005.Dubuque, IASource:
Globe Gazette 01.05.06; Des Moines Register 01.06.06; Diocese of Dubuque Annual Report 01.06.06; Sioux City Journal 01.06.06; Archdiocese of Dubuque 02.21.06; Telegraph Herald 03.07.06
Assignments:
Archdiocesan Report on Assignments and Other Info 9.22.06
Forsythe
James A.1983PConvictedDiocesanPled guilty 12/89 to having "sexual relations" with a teenage boy over a 2-year period. Sentenced to 1-5 years in jail; served 3-4 months, then released on probation. Sent to treatment in NM for 7 months. Victim received settlement from archdiocese. On leave per 1990 Directory. Reportedly left the priesthood that year. Became minister for a protestant sect in SD until forced to resign in 2002 after community learned of past. Moved to FL. Hired in 2005 at an alternative Catholic church in Wilton Manors. Living in FL and Costa Rica as of 2009, per FL Sex Offender Registry. On the Kansas City KS archdiocese's list 1/25/19. It notes multiple allegations, and that Forsythe was laicized in 2005.Kansas City, KSSource:
Kansas City Star 05.04.02; Rocky Mountain News 05.07.02; NY Times 05.10.02; Kansas City Star 05.15.02; Lawrence Journal-World 06.24.10; Archdiocese of Kansas City KS List 01.25.19; CBS News 02.05.20
FortierHarvey J.1955PSettledDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/6/19. Allegation in 1994 of sexual abuse of a male minor in 1954. Deemed credible. Settlement with victim in 1995. Fortier died in 1999.Alexandria, LASource:
Diocese of Alexandria List 02.06.19; Avoyelles Today 02.10.19
FortierRoger Armand1980PConvictedDiocesanBy 1984 Fortier had admitted to the Chancellor that he watched pornographic films and abused minor boys after plying them with alcohol. Arrested 1997 for molesting two boys at the rectory in the mid-1990s. Also charged with possession of child porn. Convicted 7/98 and sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for abuse of two boys. Pled guilty 11/97 to attempted abuse of a third youth; received concurrent sentence of 5-10 years. Other victims came forward 2002-2003. Defrocked 2005. Granted parole 7/6/17, parole board citing his terminal cancer. Told to live with his sister on house arrest. Release pending parole officer's review of Fortier's living conditions. Laicized, per the diocese's list 7/31/19.Manchester, NHSource:
Union Leader 10.29.97; Union Leader 11.01.97; Union Leader 11.11.97; Union Leader 12.17.97; New Hampshire Sunday News 06.28.98; Union Leader 07.16.98; Union Leader 07.31.98; Union Leader 08.05.98; Boston Globe 08.08.98; Union Leader 10.10.98; Union Leader 11.17.98; Associated Press 02.15.02; Documents from NH Attorney General Report 03.03.03; Manchester Report from NH Attorney General 03.03.03; Telegraph 03.04.03; Union Leader 03.04.03; Union Leader 03.04.03; Concord Monitor 03.06.03; Union Leader News 11.10.03; NH AG Audit Records 03.26.09; New Hampshire Union Leader 07.06.17; US News 07.06.17; WMUR 07.06.17; Diocese of Manchester List 07.31.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Manchester List 07.31.19
Fortner
Douglas F.1970PAccusedDiocesanPlaced on leave in 11/06 due to a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a child dating back at least 25 years. "Charter suspension" in 2/09. Laicized 1/27/10. Died 1/30/15. Per his obituary, he was a retired priest of the diocese. Included on the diocese's list 7/31/20 of those with substantiated allegation(s).Covington, KYSource:
WCPO 11.19.06; Cincinnati Enquirer 11.20.06; Kentucky Enquirer 02.01.15; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
Foster
Edward C.1951PAccusedDiocesanMonsignor. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 8/22/19. Faculties revoked 5/11/94. Retired 6/22/94. Died 4/14/00.Burlington, VTSource:
Burlington Free Press 05.17.98; BuzzfeedNews 08.27.18; WCAX TV 08.21.19; Diocese of Burlington List 08.22.19; Seven Days 08.22.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Burlington List 08.22.19
Foster
Michael Smith1980PSuedDiocesanTop Canon lawyer in Archdiocese. Accused in a 8/02 lawsuit of abusing a man when he was a teenager in the 1980s. Suspended from duties. After a number of people raised serious doubts leveled about veracity of the accuser, the man dropped the case. Law first agreed to reinstate Foster; then withdrew. Reinstated in 11/02. Investigation reviewed in 9/03. Living in FL as of 6/07. No restrictions. See 8/11 Boston AD database of accused priests.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 08.17.02; Boston Herald 08.17.02; Boston Globe 08.22.02; Boston Globe 08.23.02; Boston Globe 08.30.02; NY Times 08.31.02; Boston Globe 09.04.02; Boston Globe 11.24.02; Boston Globe 12.13.02; Boston Herald 12.26.02; Boston Globe 12.28.02; Boston Herald 12.28.02; Boston Globe 01.15.03; Boston Herald 01.16.03; Boston Herald 09.25.03; Boston Herald 09.26.03; Boston Herald 12.02.03; Boston Herald 01.19.05; Boston Herald 06.21.07; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
FosterRaymond J.1937PSuedDiocesanAccused in a lawsuit filed in 1/21 of sexually abusing two altar boys, ages 11 and 12, in the 1960s at St. Mary's in the Bronx. Foster's accusers also alleged abuse by Rev. William Lombardy. Both priests were assigned to St. Mary's. One of the plaintiff's said he told the school about his abuse by Foster but was told he would go to hell for saying such a thing and to go back to class.New York, NYSource:
New York Post 01.11.21
FosterRobert L. DConvictedDiocesanFoster, a deacon for 18 years and retired Judge, was charged in 1997 with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl when she and her younger sister stayed overnight at his home. He also tried to get her to let him take pictures of her. The girl was an altar server at Foster's parish. He pleaded no contest in 1998 and got a 5 year deferred adjudication. In 2000, he was charged with stalking the girl; sentence was revised to 5 years probation. Died in 2003.Oklahoma City, OKSource:
Tulsa World 05.23.97; Daily Oklahoman 06.09.98; Tulsa World 07.29.98; Daily Oklahoman 02.04.00; Daily Oklahoman 02.11.00; Daily Oklahoman 03.04.00; Daily Oklahoman 02.03.03
Fountain
Dennis1981PArrestedOFM FranciscanDean of Students at St. Catherine's Indian School. Indicted 1/87 on more than 170 counts of sexual abuse (most charges from 1 of 3 accusers). Indictments dismissed because a DA was alleged to have tampered with Grand Jury. Reindicted 9/87 on other charges. Apparently found not guilty because he became pastor of St. Helena Parish in Hobbs, NM (Las Cruces Diocese). A 4/25/10 church bulletin requested prayers for him as he was ill; he was no longer shown as pastor. Died 12/29/13. On Las Cruces diocese's list 11/8/18. Noted to have worked in Las Cruces diocese 1992-08. Also, report made in 2009 of an alleged incident in 1960. On Gallup diocese's list 12/10/18.Santa Fe, NMSource:
United Press International 01.15.87; United Press International 05.05.87; United Press International 05.12.87; United Press International 06.09.87; United Press International 09.16.87; United Press International 10.07.87; United Press International 10.07.87; United Press International 10.31.87; New Mexican 10.07.07; chapelofhopefunerals 12.29.13; Diocese of Las Cruces List 11.08.18; KVIA 11.08.18; Diocese of Gallup List 12.10.18; Gallup Independent 12.10.18; Gallup Independent 12.15.18
Assignments:
Diocese of Gallup List 12.10.18; Diocese of Las Cruces List 11.08.18
FournierRoger E.1970PAccusedDiocesanPer personnel file released in 3/03, Fournier and another priest abused a boy in 1973. Investigative report reflects telephone contact with the victim in 2/02. Reports that both priests had befriended the victim and his brother after the death of their father. (Sometimes spelled Fornier.)Manchester, NHSource:
Documents from Report by NH Atty General 03.03.03; Manchester Report by NH Atty General 03.03.03; Union Leader 03.04.03
FowlerJohn BAccusedStigmatineFowler's name was turned over to authorities for investigation of possible abuse charges in 2002. A 7/04 news report noted that one man sued the Boston and Albany dioceses alleging abuse by Fowler when he attended Elm Bank Minor Seminary in MA and by an Albany priest as an adult. When he told another priest about the abuse, the priest tried to have the abusers punished. Instead, the priest bringing the complaints was punished by being transferred at least twice. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD Database.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 08.10.02; Troy Record 07.15.04; Boston Globe 11.20.11
FowlerTerrence1988PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/31/19. Faculties removed in 1998. Laicization in process at time of list's release.Brownsville, TXSource:
Diocese of Brownsville List 01.31.19
Fox
Donal1966PSuedOrder of St. Benedict (OSB)Named in five 2015 lawsuits vs Delbarton School (prep school for boys grades 7-12), St. Mary's Abbey and The Order of St. Benedict among 5 priests who allegedly sexually abused Delbarton students 1972-84. Per St. Mary's Abbey the complaints "are not new." In 2012 the plaintiffs' attorney filed one lawsuit putting all claimants in multi-plaintiff complaint. It was dismissed. Named in 7/20 lawsuit(s) filed under the NJ Child Sexual Abuse Act. Reportedly in 7/20 "believed to be dead." New suit in 12/20.Paterson, NJSource:
Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17; New Jersey Herald 07.08.20; NJ com 07.08.20; NJ com 12.10.20
FoxFrancis BAccusedJesuitOne pending claim against Fox shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/10. Died in 1989 per Marquette Univ. records. Believed to be the nephew of Fr. John Fox.Fairbanks, AKSource:
Excerpt from Bankruptcy Reorganization Documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1.25.10, p. 2; Spokesman-Review 07.13.63
FoxFrederick1952PAccusedDiocesanOn 12/31/13, the diocese released its list of 17 clergy, including Fox, who had been credibly accused of sexual abuse of young persons while serving in the diocese and another five who had been accused while residing in the diocese at some time. Fox spent the last 16-17 years of career on leave to work with the Family Services-Duluth Drug Abuse Program. Retired in 6/1/87. Removed from ministry 1/28/88. Died 6/17/99.Duluth, MNSource:
Diocese of Duluth List of Clergy With Credible Claims 12.31.13; Diocese of Duluth Statement by Bishop Sirba 12.31.13; Duluth News Tribune 12.31.13; Legal Examiner 12.31.13; Northlands News Center 12.31.13; Duluth News Tribune 01.01.14; Diocese of Duluth Statement 12.07.15; Duluth News Tribune 12.07.15; Star Tribune 12.07.15; Wall Street Journal 12.07.15; Wall Street Journal 12.11.15
Fox
John P.1927PAccusedJesuitOne pending claim against Fox shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks diocese 1/25/10. Worked in Hooper Bay parish 1931-46 and in Pilot Station parish 1946-65. Assigned to St. Mary's Mission under accused priest James Poole 1963-64. Died 5/6/83. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes claims in 2009 of abuse 1951-55, 1956-59 and 1963. Stationed during those years in Mountain Village (Pilot Station was one of its mission), Holy Cross Mission and St. Mary's.Fairbanks, AKSource:
BA Assignment Record of James Poole; The Alaskan Shepherd June-July 2003; Excerpt from Bankruptcy Reorganization Documents for Fairbanks Diocese 01.25.10; Pilot Station - Saint Charles Spinola Catholic Church Web Site 01.25.10; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Jesuits West Province List 12.07.18
FoxJoseph P.1937PAccusedJesuitNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Jesuits Northeast Province on its list 1/15/19. It notes a report in 2012 of abuse of a minor 1956-57. Fox was assigned during that time to Bobola House in Boston. He died in 1988.Boston, MASource:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
Assignments:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
Fox
Vincent1954PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/26/19. Claims against Fox eligible for the IRCP. Died in 1994.New York, NYSource:
Archdiocese of New York List 04.26.19
Foxhoven
Christopher2004PConvictedDiocesanPastor of Holy Cross and St. Mary of the Hill. Suspended in 10/18 after admitting to "sexual contact with and abuse of a minor." Admitted to impregnating a 17-year-old girl, who was a Holy Cross altar server. Arrested, charged with 8 counts of sexual battery. Prosecutor stated that Foxhoven had been grooming the girl for three years, and the sexual contact started in 8/18. Pled guilty. Sentenced 11/18 to 12 years in prison and required to register as a sex offender. On diocese's list 10/31/18. Appealed conviction in 4/19, arguing that his sentence was excessive. Laicization announced in 6/20.Steubenville, OHSource:
WTOV 10.31.08; Athens News 10.30.18; The Intelligencer 10.30.18; Diocese of Steubenville list 10.31.18; Daily Mail 11.01.18; WCHS/WVAH 11.26.18; Athens News 11.27.18; Athens Post 11.27.18; WCHS/WVAH 11.27.18; The Intelligencer 11.28.18; Athens Messenger 04.07.19; WTRF 06.26.20; Times Leader 07.01.20
FoyleDermot< 1952PAccusedDiocesanFrom diocese in Ireland. Worked in Seattle archdiocese 1952-1969. Name included on the archdiocese's 1/15/16 list of clergy and religious with established, admitted or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor.Seattle, WASource:
Archdiocese of Seattle List 01.15.16; Bellingham Herald 01.15.16; The Stranger 01.15.16; The Daily World 01.18.16; Bellevue Reporter 01.21.16; Daily Astorian 01.21.16
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Seattle List 01.15.16
Fraga
Bento R.1956PAccusedDiocesanRetired in 2005. In 1/08 the Diocese received a report that Fraga molested a minor on one occasion in 1979 at Holy Ghost Parish. He denied all allegations. After investigation, the Review Board found the allegations credible. His removal from ministry was announced 3/16/08. As of 4/08, his accuser had decided not to press criminal charges. Fraga died 4/8/12.Fall River, MASource:
Sun Chronicle 03.17.08; Wicked Local 03.17.08; WPRI 03.17.08; Providence Journal 03.18.08; SouthCoast Today 03.18.08; Sun Chronicle 03.18.08; Taunton Daily Gazette 03.18.08; ProvinceTown Banner 03.20.08; Wicked Local 03.20.08; Sun Chronicle 03.21.08; Sun Chronicle 04.18.08; Obituary from Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home 04.08.12
Assignments:
Wicked Local 03.20.08
FraherJoseph P.1950PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as the subject of substantiated allegations by the diocese on its list in 2020. It notes abuse 1952-55 and 1957-66 reported in 1990, 2019 and 2020.Cheyenne, WYSource:
Diocese of Cheyenne List 12.11.20
Assignments:
Diocese of Cheyenne List 12.11.20
Frain
Thomas J. 1948PAccusedDiocesanMonsignor. Pastor of St. Ann's in Lawrenceville 1967-1995. Retired in 1995. Died in 1997. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/13/19. Multiple alleged victims noted.Trenton, NJSource:
Asbury Park Press 02.18.19; Diocese of Trenton List Corrected 03.17.19
France-KellyKenneth1981PAccusedDominicanNamed publicly as accused by the Columbus diocese on its list 3/1/19. Abuse alleged to have occurred elsewhere. Prior to ordination taught at Eastern Senior High School in the DC public school system 1968-75. Worked in Youngstown OH, Nairobi, Kenya, New York City, Columbus OH, Washington DC, Jersey City NJ, Louisville KY. Died 6/21/15 in Columbus. On Dominicans St. Joseph Province list in late 2018. It notes removal from public ministry in 2008 due to credible allegation in 1975, before ordination.Columbus, OHSource:
Columbus Dispatch Obituary 06.23.15; Dominicans St Joseph Province List 12.21.18; Diocese of Columbus List 03.01.19
FrancesSister NAccusedUrsulineNamed publicly as accused by the Helena diocese on its list 4/29/15. Assigned at some point to St. Ignatius mission between 1940 and 1975.Helena, MTSource:
Diocese of Helena List 04.29.15
Francis
George J.1937PSettledDiocesanAccused of having raped a 7-year-old girl in 1959. His alleged victim filed a lawsuit in the early 1990s; settled in 1993. Officials denied any wrongdoing by Francis. Another suit filed 11/02 by a woman who alleged that Francis abused her 1979-1982, when she was ages 5-11. Settled in 1/04 for $3 million. Both victims went public in 2002; diocese admitted abuse and that there were other victims. At least nine known victims. On the diocese's list in 2019. It notes abuse occurring in the 1960s and 1972. Removed from ministry/retired 4/4/86. Died 5/4/98.Oakland, CASource:
Diocese of Oakland Apology Services 2004; Daily Review 11.15.02; Oakland Tribune 12.23.02; LA Times 01.24.04; SF Chronicle 01.26.04; Tri-Valley Herald 03.03.04; San Jose Mercury News 03.30.08; San Jose Mercury News 03.31.08; Bay Area News Group 04.01.08; Contra Costa Times 04.01.08; Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Oakland Assignment Record
Francis J.
Hughes1980PArrestedDiocesanPastor of St. Pancras in Glendale when arrested in 7/20 after allegations he shared sexually explicit text and photos with a boy, age 15, and for trying to meet the boy for sex. Federal prosecutors said Hughes admitted to his behavior, saying he had a sexual encounter with a teen boy at a Queens school and had tried many times before to meet teens for sex.Brooklyn, NYSource:
NBC4 TV 07.29.20
FranciscoAlexander1979PAccusedDiocesanArrived in the diocese from the Philippines in 1991. Placed on leave in 7/02 from St. Bernadette's for a single offense of improper touching of an older teenager which occurred "a number of years ago." The victim and parents told the bishop at some point and requested that Francisco get psychological treatment. This was provided and Francisco was cleared to return to work by a review committee. On diocese's list 1/11/19. Noted to have been suspended again in 2003 due to new church rules. Admitted to "inappropriate physical contact" with a minor.Houma-Thibodaux, LASource:
Associated Press 07.02.02; Houma Today 07.02.02; Associated Press 07.03.02; The Advocate 01.11.19; Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux List accessed 02.24.19
Franco
Paul1973PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the diocese's list 12/4/18. Report to diocese 6/17/02 that Franco sexually abused a minor 1976-79. It notes that Franco left ministry in 5/86 and was suspended in 10/86.Salt Lake City, UTSource:
Salt Lake Tribune 06.02.73; Diocese of Salt Lake City List 12.04.18
Assignments:
Diocese of Salt Lake City List 12.04.18
FrancoeurJoseph Arthur1939 ?PSuedMissionaries of the Sacred HeartReferred to as J. Arthur or Joseph A. Longtime pastor of Sacred Heart in Watertown, NY. Also known to have worked in the Dioceses of Providence, RI and St. Petersburg, FL. Died 12/2/88. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act.Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Adirondack Daily Enterprise 08.16.19
FrancoisAdelhard M.1935PAccusedDiocesanOrdained for the Mariannhill Missionary Society in Wuerzberg, Bavaria. Incardinated into the Corpus Christi diocese 1/14/50. Left the diocese 1959. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 1/31/19.Corpus Christi, TXSource:
Diocese of Corpus Christi List 01.31.19
FrankClement1934PSuedBenedictineA man filed suit in 4/02 alleging that Frank raped him at age 7 in the basement of St. Mary's in Mount Angel in the 1950s. Frank was later principal of Mount Angel Seminary Prep School. He died in 1996 at age 89. In 3/08, the Oregon Court of Appeals upheld dismissal of suit against the Archdiocese. Litigation was still pending in 11/08.Portland, ORSource:
Sunday Oregonian 04.14.02; Oregonian 04.15.02; Sunday Oregonian 07.07.02; Spokesman Review 11.20.02; Table: The Oregonian 11.12.06; OregonLive 03.19.08; The Oregonian 03.20.08; Final Report on Document Arbitration 11.24.08; Woodburn Independent 01.09.10
FrankFather  ?PSuedBenedictineA man filed suit in 12/09 in federal court alleging that "Father Frank," a priest assigned to St. Joseph Church and School in Mandan, ND, abused and raped him on multiple occasions between 1955-1957, when he was an altar boy.Bismarck, NDSource:
KFGO 12.13.09
FranklinEdward L. 1962PSuedDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused by the diocese on its 11/13/18 list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor or vulnerable adult. On the Hartford archdiocese's list 1/22/19. Attended Trinity College on a study leave while living at Our Lady Of Mercy in Plainville. Removed from ministry by the Ogdensberg diocese in 1996. Died 4/16/05. Accused in a lawsuit filed 6/20/20 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a minor 1963-64 at Holy Family in Watertown. Accused in another CVA lawsuit, filed in 8/19, of sexually abusing an altar boy, about age 13 in around 1967, at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Staten Island. (Referred to as "Edwin" Franklin.)Ogdensburg, NYSource:
Bishop LaValley Letter 11.10.18; Diocese of Ogdensburg List 11.13.18; Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11.14.18; Hartford Courant 01.22.19; Press Republican 07.02.20
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Hartford Assignment Record
Franklin
Jonathan W.1956PChargedDiocesanOrdained for Savannah diocese. Multiple allegations of abuse over three decades. Worked in New Orleans and Alexandria LA, Savannah and Atlanta GA, Pensacola FL, Cullman AL. On New Orleans archdiocese's list 11/2/18. It noted allegation received in 1959 of recent abuse; removed from ministry in the archdiocese. Accused of abuse in LA in 1966; settlement in 2005. Moved to St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, AL in 1975. Accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy in 1985 when temporarily assigned to St. Anne's in Pensacola, FL. Franklin died by suicide 8/1/86, just before trial was to begin. On Birmingham AL diocese's list 12/14/18. On Alexandria, LA list 2/6/19. On Baton Rouge diocese's list in early 2019.New Orleans, LASource:
United Press International 08.01.86; Cleveland Plain Dealer 05.25.02; Cleveland Plain Dealer 05.25.02; Atlanta Journal-Constitution 04.05.16; Atlanta Journal-Constitution 04.06.16; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18; Diocese of Birmingham List 12.14.18; WHNT 12.14.18; Diocese of Alexandria List 02.06.19; New Orleans Advocate 02.08.19; Avoyelles Today 02.10.19; The Advertiser 02.27.19; Diocese of Baton Rouge List 03.27.19
Assignments:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
Franzen
Ray1940PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused on the diocese's list 11/29/18. Died 10/4/87.Springfield, ILSource:
Diocese of Springfield IL List 11.29.18; Herald-Review 11.29.18
Fraser
Burton J.1935PAccusedJesuitNamed publicly as accused by the Jesuits Central Province on its list 12/7/19. Ordained for the Missouri Province, member of the Wisconsin Province when it was formed in 1955. Died 5/6/1971. Allegation of abuse in the 1950s reported after his death; unclear as to where the alleged abuse occurred. On the Midwest Province list 12/17/19. It notes a single allegation reported after his death of abuse while a military chaplain 1953-57.Kansas City-St. Joseph, MOSource:
Jesuits Central and Southern Province List 12.07.18; Jesuits Midwest Province List 12.17.18
Assignments:
Jesuits Central and Southern Province List 12.07.18; Jesuits Midwest Province Assignment Record 12.21.18
Fraser
Michael B.1975PSettledDiocesanAccused in a 1998 lawsuit of molesting a 17-year-old boy in Pearl River in 1991. Fraser (at times spelled Frazier) denied the allegations and was allowed to remain in ministry. Suit settled in 2004. Placed on leave in 2004 after an allegation of sexual abuse of a child in the mid-1980s at Sts. Peter and Paul in Pearl River. Also accused of molesting a boy while assigned to St. Raphael the Archangel in about 1983. Credible, per Review Board. Settlement(s) in 2009. Church trial ordered. Fraser sued the archdiocese in 1/05. On the archdiocese's list 11/2/18. Lawsuit in 8/19 claimed abuse over 10 years beginning 1982 of an altar boy, age 10 or 11. Another suit alleged abuse in the late 1970s by Fraser and Rev. Paul Calamari. Died in 2019.New Orleans, LASource:
Times-Picayune 12.05.99; LA Court of Appeals 02.13.03; Times-Picayune 06.06.03; Times-Picayune 01.25.04; Times-Picayune 01.26.04; Times-Picayune 03.14.04; Times-Picayune 10.06.04; Times-Picayune 10.10.04; Times-Picayune 10.13.04; Times-Picayune 01.08.05; Times-Picayune 02.11.05; The Advocate 09.21.18; New Orleans Advocate 10.30.18; Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18; NOLA com 08.15.19; 4WWL 07.08.20
Assignments:
Archdiocese of New Orleans list 11.02.18
FraticJoseph P.1964PSuedDiocesanA man filed suit in 2/04 alleging that he was molested by Fratic, then assigned to St. Paul's in Cambridge, after another priest lured him to Fratic's home. The suit says the other priest, Paul Hurley (another accused abuser), gave the 13-year-old boy pornography and alcohol and that Fratic molested him on one occasion. Privileges removed in 2004 by the Archdiocese. Still on administrative leave as of 9/15 and canonical proceedings still in process, per Boston AD database.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 02.06.04; Boston Herald 02.06.04; Archdiocese of Boston Statement 09.17.04; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Frazier
Michael DAccusedDiocesanOrdained as permanent deacon in 1982. Retired in 2011. On Rockford diocese's list 11/14/18. Noted to have been removed from ministry by the Diocese of Knoxville in 2/14 and faculties removed by Rockford the same month.Rockford, ILSource:
Diocese of Rockford List 11.14.18
FrazierRichard1996PSettledDiocesanWorked at Camp Marydale and the Campbell Lodge Boys Home as a lay person. Removed in 1/06 after allegations of abuse in the late 1970s-early 1980s, prior to ordination. Also accused of abuse of a child in the late 1990s, while a priest. Allegations were made as part of a settlement of a class action suit against the diocese. Frazier denied abuse. Laicized 10/11/10. Included on the diocese's list 7/31/20 of those with substantiated allegations.Covington, KYSource:
Community Recorder 01.12.06; WCPO 01.12.06; Cincinnati Enquirer 01.13.06; Kentucky Post 01.13.06; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20
FreddrickMary NSettledSociety of the Holy Child JesusA woman filed suit in 2/07 against the order alleging abuse by Mother Mary Freddrick and Mother Mary Eucharistica between 1958-1962 at Holy Child Academy and St. Rose's Catholic School. Abuse by Mother Mary Freddrick was alleged to have taken place in 1962. Plaintiff had already settled with the Portland archdiocese.Portland, ORSource:
Table: The Oregonian 11.16.06; Associated Press 02.06.07; KGW (AP) 02.06.07
FrederickGeorge1975PAccusedBenedictineNamed publicly as accused by the Richmond diocese on its 2/13/19 list. Noted to have been removed.Richmond, VASource:
Diocese of Richmond List 02.13.19
Frederick
James M.1959PAccusedDiocesanIncluded on Joliet diocese 4/10/06 list of priests with substantiated allegations. Died 1988. Per 2013 articles and personnel files, Frederick was dean of students at the former St. Charles Borromeo [minor] seminary in Romeoville in mid-1960s. Several students complained to Rector of seminary in 1967 and Bishop removed Frederick. He later returned to duty as CFO for Diocese. Diocese agreed to release of personnel files 3/13 as part of settlement in Rudofski v Joliet & Bennett. Files finally released 4/30/14.Joliet, ILSource:
Diocese of Joliet Press Release 04.09.06; Chicago Sun Times 04.11.06; Chicago Tribune 04.11.06; The Herald News 04.11.06; The Herald News 05.17.06; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 03.12.13; Herald News 03.12.13; Statement by the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet 03.12.13; Chicago Tribune 03.13.13; Anderson Acvocates Timeline 04.30.14; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 04.30.14; Frederick Personnel Files from David Rudofski Archives 04.30.14; Joliet Patch 04.30.14; SNAP Statement 04.30.14; WLS 04.30.14; Daily Journal 05.01.14
FrederickRonald P.1969PSettledDiocesanReportedly in 2019, Frederick was accused in a lawsuit filed in 1997 of sexually abusing a boy in 1990. The abuse allegedly occurred during an overnight trip to Niagara Falls. Frederick was assigned at the time to St. Mary's in Canandaigua. The suit was settled shortly before Frederick died in 1999.Rochester, NYSource:
Democrat and Chronicle 08.15.19
FredetteJoseph A.1957PConvictedAugustinians of the AssumptionFled to Canada in 1974 after accusations he molested 2-3 boys at a halfway house for delinquents. Indicted in 1992. Arrested in 1994 and extradited from Canada. Civil suit filed in 1993 in NH by another man. Settled for $100K in 10/94. Convicted in 1995. Sentenced to three concurrent 4-5 year sentences in prison. Served his time and was released. MA Supreme Court overturned the conviction in 10/02, citing procedural errors. Named in D.A.'s report on the Worcester Diocese. May have died in MI in 2010.Worcester, MASource:
Boston Globe 08.02.92; Boston Globe 08.04.92; Boston Globe 08.06.92; Boston Globe 09.17.92; United Press International 06.09.94; United Press International 07.11.95; Boston Globe 07.12.95; Worcester Magazine 09.24.97; Boston Globe 10.12.02; Telegram and Gazette 10.12.02
FreeDaniel1952PAccusedPassionistNamed publicly as accused by the Baltimore archdiocese on its list 4/24/19. Allegations to the archdiocese in 1998 and 2012, reported to law enforcement and the Passionists. Free died in 2016.Baltimore, MDSource:
Archdiocese of Baltimore List 04.24.19
Freeman
Michael R.1972PSuedDiocesanBuffalo priest. First named publicly as accused on 3/20/18 diocesan list. Worked in Erie diocese in 1980s, in both NY and PA. Admitted to "violating children" in five of his six assignments. Treated twice at Southdown in Canada. Died in 2010; list included deceased priests only if they have more than one allegation. Working at St. Mary of the Assumption church in Lancaster NY in 1987-88. Named in 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Faculties revoked 3/89. Suit filed 4/30/19. One alleged victim stated in 6/19 that as a teen in the early 1980s he told then Msgr - later Bishop -Trautman of abuse by Freeman, and that Trautman told him, "You should never have put yourself in that position." Freeman was kept in ministry. Named in suit 8/19. Accuser said Freeman "brandished a .38 caliber pistol" during at least one abuse incident. By 1/20, named in lawsuits of abuse of at least seven minors.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 03.20.18; Buffalo Stories 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Buffalo News 03.21.18; Niagara Gazette 03.27.18; Union-Sun and Journal 04.08.18; Buffalo News 05.27.18; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; WKBW 05.02.19; Buffalo News 05.19.19; Buffalo News 06.18.19; Erie News Now 06.18.19; Erie Times 06.18.19; WJET TV 06.18.19; Buffalo news 06.20.19; Go Erie 06.20.19; WBFO TV 07.15.19; Buffalo News 08.13.19; Buffalo News 08.14.19; Buffalo News 08.14.19; Niagara Gazette 08.19.19; Buffalo News 01.06.20
Assignments:
Jeff Anderson & Associates Assignment History; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Freitas
Robert E.1972PConvictedDiocesanSent to treatment and placed on "restricted ministry" in 1985 after two boys alleged sex abuse. In 2002, a man told the diocese that Freitas molested him in 1979. Police notified. Accuser wore a wire during meeting; Freitas admitted abuse and was arrested. Accuser filed suit. Police believe there were at least four more victims from about the same time frame. Pled guilty 12/02; sentenced to six months jail and five years probation. Released 6/03 after US Supreme Court ruling. Settlement 11/03. On diocese's list 2/17/19. Laicized 2007. Died 11/14/11.Oakland, CASource:
Diocese of Oakland Apology Services 2004; Oakland Tribune 04.10.02; San Jose Mercury News 04.10.02; San Francisco Chronicle 04.11.02; San Francisco Chronicle 04.12.02; San Jose Mercury News 04.18.02; San Jose Mercury News 12.07.02; San Jose Mercury News 01.23.03; Tri-Valley Herald 02.02.03; Oakland Tribune 11.25.03; San Jose Mercury News 11.26.03; KGO 10.28.04; Tri-Valley Herald 03.30.05; San Jose Mercury News 03.30.08; San Jose Mercury News 03.31.08; Contra Costa Times 04.01.08; San Jose Mercury News 04.02.08; Diocese of Oakland List 02.17.19; Lamorinda Weekly 03.04.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Oakland Assignment Record; BA.org Assignment Record
French
Michael1964PSettledDiocesanFirst named publicly as accused by the San Diego diocese in 9/18. It received a report in 2003 of abuse of a boy in 1980. Victim received settlement. Had been in San Diego from 1973 for study at the CA School of Professional Psychology. Per 1988 Catholic Directory, was a priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, "Released from Diocesan Assignment." Chaplain in 1975 at a Benedictine Convent. Director of Catholic Community Services, and diocesan director of Worldwide Marriage Encounter. Died in 1995.San Diego, CASource:
San Diego Union-Tribune 09.13.18; Diocese of San Diego list 09.14.18
Assignments:
Diocese of San Diego list 09.14.18
Frey
Paul A.V. BSuedJesuitJesuit Brother. Accused in civil suit(s) filed in 2010 by at least two people of abusing them as children at church-run Native American boarding schools in South Dakota. Entered Jesuits 12/7/41. Died 4/11/86. On Midwest Province Jesuits list 12/17/18. On Rapid City diocese's list in 3/19.Sioux Falls, SDSource:
Huffington Post 04.19.11; Midwest Province Jesuits List 12.17.18; Diocese of Rapid City List 03.21.19
Assignments:
Jesuits Midwest Province Assignment Record 12.21.18
FreyRoss S.1974PSettledBasilian Fathers, Salvatorian b.s.o.Melkite priest. Accused of molesting numerous youths 1973-1984 during weekend retreats at St. Basil Salvatorian Center in Methuen. Received treatment. Moved to Lebanon in 1995 to study. Placed on leave in 1996 (?). Still an active priest in 12/02 at Notre Dame University - Louaze. Civil Suit filed. Lawsuit with 12 plaintiffs settled in 1999 for $240K. Personnel files released in 12/02. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. New accusers came forward as of 2012. Died 6/20/14.Boston, MASource:
Boston Herald 07.04.96; Boston Globe 07.06.96; Boston Globe 12.12.02; Boston Herald 12.12.02; Union Leader 12.12.02; Woonsocket Call 06.03.06; Boston Globe 11.20.11; Boston Globe 11.20.11; Eagle Tribune 10.24.12; WWLP 04.12.16; Boston Globe 01.06.17; Spare Change News 01.07.17
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Freymuth
Michael A.1979PSuedDiocesanSuspended in 12/04 from duties as chaplain at Cardinal Ritter High School and as part-time associate pastor at a parish after allegations against him were raised in lawsuit against another priest. Another man also made allegations to the archdiocese in 2002, but no action. Freymuth was quietly allowed to return to parish work at some point. In 1/09 he was again removed after a third man notified the archdiocese that he planned to sue, alleging abuse by Freymuth as a grade-schooler in the 1980s. The man first complained in 2005. He filed suit in 7/09.St. Louis, MOSource:
KSDK 12.31.04; Associated Press 01.01.05; St Louis Post Dispatch 01.01.05; Belleville News Democrat 01.16.09; St Louis Post-Dispatch 01.16.09; Chatanooga Times Free Press (AP) 01.17.09; St Louis Post-Disptach 01.17.09; St Louis Post Dispatch 07.16.09
Assignments:
SNAPmidwest.org Press Release 12.04
FreyouLeonard J. 1977DAccusedDiocesanPermanent Deacon. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list in 4/19. Died in 2006.Lafayette, LASource:
Diocese of Lafayette List 04.12.19
FriasCarlos1960PAccusedDiocesanFrom the Philippines. Monsignor. Named publicly as accused by the El Paso diocese on its list 1/31/19. It notes he was incardinated into the diocese in 1979 and retired in 2002. Died11/24/16.El Paso, TXSource:
Diocese of El Paso List 01.31.19
Friedman
Daniel L.1972PSuedDiocesanAccused of sexual advances towards boy at summer camp in 1986. Vicar General recommended removal in 1988 but no action taken until 1994 after further investigation. He was later reinstated to parish but not to camp duties. A woman sued him in 2/02 alleging that he had fondled her during counseling sessions; suit dropped in 6/02. Removed 9/02 pending review of 1986 allegations. Again allowed to return to active ministry 4/03 after review by Fitness Review Board.Belleville, ILSource:
St Louis Post-Dispatch 09.03.94; Chicago Sun Times 09.04.94; St Louis Post-Dispatch 01.14.95; Belleville News Democrat 02.06.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 02.06.02; Belleville News Democrat 02.09.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 03.03.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 06.11.02; Belleville News Democrat 06.12.02; Belleville News Democrat 09.21.02; Dallas Morning News 09.21.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 09.21.02; Belleville News Democrat 03.07.03; Belleville News Democrat 04.25.03; St Louis Post-Dispatch 04.25.03
Friel
Joseph P.1957PSuedDiocesanAccused in 1970 of repeatedly molesting a teen boy at a West Seneca church. When the boy and his parents reported abuse to their pastor, he accused them of lying and threatened to excommunicate them. Civil suit filed 1994; dropped due to SOL. Friel died in 1995. Included on 3/20/18 diocesan list, which includes deceased priests only if they have more than one allegation against them. By 2/19 at least eight alleged victims had come forward. Three people, including the man whose suit was dropped in 1994, filed suit under the Child Victims Act in 8/19, claiming Friel abused them in the 1960s. Suit filed by a woman in 1/20, claiming Friel sexually abused her as a child at St. Patrick's, where he was assigned in the late 1970s-early '80s. She said he threatened her not to tell, that if she did "the devil would get her." New suit filed 8/1/20 by a man, age 52, claiming abuse as a teen by Friel, Rev. Louis Hendricks and a Franciscan," Bro. Dale".Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 07.27.94; Buffalo News 04.02.02; Buffalo News 02.28.18; Niagara Gazette 03.13.18; WIVB 03.13.18; Buffalo News 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Post-Journal 03.20.18; Buffalo News 03.21.18; Olean Times Herald 03.21.18; Post-Journal 03.25.18; Buffalo News 09.04.18; Findagrave accessed 10.31.18; Buffalo News 05.19.19; Buffalo News 08.14.19; Buffalo News 08.14.19; Buffalo News 12.03.19; Post-Journal 01.06.20; Buffalo News 08.09.20
Assignments:
Post-Journal 03.21.18; Legacy com 08.19.95; Jeff Anderson & Associates Assignment History
Friel
Mark M.1963PSuedDiocesanFirst revealed in 3/20/18 diocesan list as removed, retired, or having left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Listed in 1988 Official Catholic Directory as in residence at St Mary of the Cataract in Niagara Falls NY; the 1988 Directory index does not provide his year of ordination, although the ordination year was routinely provided in the Directory beginning in that year. Accused in a 9/19 lawsuit of assault, including sexual, of a boy, ages 17-18, at Ss. Peter and Paul 1985-86. Removed from the diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of a bankruptcy agreement.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 03.20.18; Diocese of Buffalo 03.20.18; Post-Journal 03.20.18; Buffalo News 03.21.18; Post-Journal 03.25.18; Buffalo News 10.14.18; Post-Journal 10.08.19; Post-Journal 04.13.20; WKBW 04.29.20
Assignments:
Post-Journal 03.21.18; Jeff Anderson & Associates Assignment History
FriendRobert  ?PSettledDiocesanMonsignor. Died in 1977. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/6/19. Allegation deemed credible by Review Board in 2004, of sexual abuse of a male minor in 1954. Settlement with victim in 2005.Alexandria, LASource:
Diocese of Alexandria List 02.06.19; Avoyelles Today 02.10.19
Friese
Robert D.1978PConvictedDiocesanTeacher/counselor at Maryville Academy for at-risk youth in Des Plaines. Charged in 1984 with sexual abuse of 13-year-old boy he met at Maryville. Victim said abuse was from 1982 to 1984 and included fondling and oral sex. At time of indictment, Friese was on leave from Chicago Archdiocese and working as researcher at Univ of IL--Chicago's child care program. He was convicted in 1985, placed on probation for 4 years and sent to House of Affirmation. Resigned from priesthood 8/85. Laicized 7/87.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Tribune 11.16.85; Chicago Tribune 01.16.86; Chicago Sun-Times 12.10.92; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 08.16.09; Daily Herald 11.07.14; Archdiocese of Chicago Documents 11.11.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Friese Personnel File; Jeff Anderson & Associates Timeline
FrigaultEdward Francis1949PAccusedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/22/19. Removed from ministry in 2002. Died in 8/28/08.Norwich, CTSource:
Diocese of Norwich List 02.22.19
Frigo
Camillus1955PSuedNorbertineAccused of molesting several children over at least 30 years. Church had knowledge for many years and continued to transfer him from place to place. Two civil suits filed 1986 and five in 1989. On the Saginaw diocese's list 4/10/19; assigned to an Essexville parish in 1968. On St. Norbert Abbey's list of credibly accused 7/19/19. It notes that Frigo left the abbey and ministry.Green Bay, WISource:
Trainor vs Frigo et al; Dane Ct, WI; # 86-cv-2758 [1994]; Diocese of Saginaw List 04.10.19; Green Bay Press Gazette 07.19.19; St Norbert's Abbey WI List 07.19.19; WBAY 07.19.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Saginaw Assignment Record
Frisch
Michael F.1997PAccusedNorbertineNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Norbertine's of St. Norbert Abbey in WI, on its list 7/19/19. One allegation noted, ministry restricted.Green Bay, WISource:
St Norbert's Abbey WI List 07.19.19
FritschEdward J./James E.1965PSettledDiocesanAccused in a 2002 lawsuit of raping a girl, age 13, in 1966. Complainant demanded release of diocesan file. Settlement in 12/04 revealed Covington diocese had hospitalized Fritsch in 1965 after he had "contact with about 9 to 10 girls," one age 15. He was assigned in 1965 to St. William's in Lancaster, KY. Behavior continued in treatment. Fritsch was returned to work, then suspended. Sent to the Owensboro diocese. Complainant alleges abuse there and in the Evansville IN diocese. Left priesthood; married in 1969. Went on to work in NJ with delinquents and on school board. Included on the diocese's list 7/31/20 of those with substantiated allegation(s). On Lexington diocese's list in 8/20.Covington, KYSource:
Lexington Herald Leader 08.10.02; Courier-Journal 08.17.02; Courier-Journal 04.23.03; Montgomery Statement 06.21.03; Lexington Herald Leader 01.14.05; NJ Herald 01.18.05; Daily Record 01.19.05; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20; Lexington Herald Leader 08.15.20; Diocese of Lexington List 08.17.20
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Diocese of Covington List 07.31.20; Diocese of Lexington List 08.17.20
Fritz
Richard A.1975PAccusedDiocesanIn 2/20 the diocese announced that it had received credible allegations of sexual abuse against Fritz dating back to the late 1970s-early 1980s. In 2016 Fritz was charged with embezzling from his parishes.The charges were dropped. He retired in 2015 after the embezzlement allegations.Kalamazoo, MISource:
FOX 17 02.21.20
Frobas
Victor A.1966PConvictedDiocesanMultiple complaints throughout ministry. Abused in Wheeling-Charleston in 1977; sent to House of Affirmation for treatment. Later assigned to St. Rose of Lima parish in Worcester diocese 1978-79. Reoffended. Said to have participated in sex ring. Convicted of child molestation in MO in 1988. Four-year sentence; served 25 months. Indicted on charges in MA. Died 7/11/93, before trial. Sued once in MA and twice in WV beginning in 1993-94. On Wheeling-Charleston list late 2018. On St. Louis list 7/26/19; noted to have been laicized. Lawsuit filed 5/15/20 claims abuse of a boy for three years, beginning when the boy was age 10 in 1980 and attending St. Paul's in Weirton, WV.Wheeling-Charleston, WVSource:
Boston Globe 02.08.93; Boston Globe 04.24.93; Charleston Gazette 02.28.94; Charleston Gazette 03.01.94; Charleston Gazette 04.05.94; Charleston Gazette 04.05.94; Charleston Gazette 06.09.96; Worcester Magazine 09.24.97; Boston Herald 02.01.02; Sunday Telegram 03.10.02; St Louis Post-Dispatch 03.11.02; Telegram & Gazette 03.12.02; Telegram & Gazette 03.12.02; Telegram & Gazette 07.24.02; Telegram & Gazette 08.28.03; Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston List Updated 12.05.18; Archdiocese of St Louis List 07.26.19; St Louis Post-Dispatch 08.05.19; West Virginia Record 05.15.20; Intelligencer 08.05.20; Herald Star 08.06.20
Froehlich
Mark J.1969PAccusedDiocesanIn a letter to parishioners at Mass on 5/27/18, the Steubenville diocese announced that it had received credible allegations of sexual abuse by Froehlich and had removed him from active ministry. An alleged victim said she had tried to report the abuse since her teens, but was told by priests and others in the diocese that it was her fault. She again reported the abuse to the diocese in 1/18. Froehlich denied the allegation. Froehlich was named a monsignor in 1987 and retired on 1/31/14. In addition to many parish assignments, he was a teacher and official at Guernsey Catholic Central HS in Cambridge 1972-1977 and a chancery official, including a stint as dean and long tenure as a judge in the tribunal. He was also finance officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Barnesville and prominent in the Rotary Club.Steubenville, OHSource:
WRTF 05.28.18; WTOV9 FOX 05.28.18; Intelligencer 05.29.18; The Herald-Star 05.29.18; The Times-Leader 05.30.18; WTRF 06.04.18; Herald-Star 11.01.18
Assignments:
Barnesville Enterprise 01.29.14
Frolick
Jeanne Clare NSuedChristian CommunityA female accuser filed a civil suit alleging abuse at an unspecified time by Frolick, director of the Archdiocesan Choir since the early 1970s. Frolick also worked at Sacred Heart Academy in Salem. She was placed on administrative leave when the allegation was made.Portland, ORSource:
Table: The Oregonian 11.12.06; Oregon Catholic Press accessed 11.04.20
FromholzerFrancis (Frank) J.1958PSuedDiocesanIn 2002 a woman alleged sex abuse by Fromholzer, including on trip to the Poconos, in 9/65 when she was a 13- to 14-year-old student and he was a young priest. Suit filed 1/04. Second woman sued 7/04 alleging abuse on same 1965 trip. No criminal prosecution due to statute of limitations. Left active ministry 9/02. Last known to be living in FL. Named in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Per the report, one girl told her school principal about abuse by Fromholzer in the 1960s and was then expelled. Another alleged victim said she told several priests in the 1980s who didn't want to hear it and did nothing. She learned through the GJ report that after she came forward in 2002 to law enforcement the diocese investigated her. She filed suit against the diocese in 9/18 alleging it caused the intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation.Allentown, PASource:
Morning Call 01.14.04; Morning Call 01.14.04; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.14.04; Morning Call 01.18.04; Morning Call 02.06.04; Express-Times 02.24.04; Express-Times 02.27.04; Express-Times 05.11.04; Express-Times 07.23.04; Morning Call 06.21.18; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Diocese of Allentown list 08.19.18; York Daily Record 08.24.18; York Daily Record 09.04.18; Morning Call 09.12.18; Morning Call 09.25.18; Morning Call 10.10.18
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Fronczak
Dennis A. 1975PSuedDiocesanFronczyk aka Franczak aka Fronczak. Our Lady of Pompeii in Lancaster pastor when placed on leave in 10/15 for unspecified reasons. Denied misconduct. After a 6/18 publicity, a woman told the Buffalo News that Fronczak fondled her repeatedly when she was ages 9-12 in the 1990s, at St. Stephen's on Grand Island. Also per news in 6/18, a couple told the diocese in 2003 that Fronczak showed inappropriate behavior toward their 3-year-old daughter. They said the diocese said they would look into it, but heard nothing more. Diocese said in 6/18 the allegations were substantiated. To remain on leave pending Vatican decision. Accused in a lawsuit 8/19 of abuse of a child, age 10-11, in 1986-88 while assigned to a Lockport parish. Removed from diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of a bankruptcy agreement.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 06.11.18; Buffalo News 06.17.18; Arizona Republic 06.18.18; Spectrum Local News 06.18.18; Arizona Republic 06.19.18; Buffalo News 06.28.18; Diocese of Buffalo 06.28.18; Spectrum News 06.28.18; WBFO 06.29.18; Buffalo News 11.10.19; WKBW 04.29.20; Buffalo News 12.06.20
FrostEdmund BSettledO.P. DominicanWorked at St. Albert the Great in Minneapolis 1964-75. Left archdiocese in 1975. Sued in 2005. Accused of abuse and giving plaintiff alcohol and marijuana. Case settled for $450K plus past therapy just before trial. Also named as abuser of one or two other youths 1972-73 in a lawsuit in 2000; by Minnesota Court of Appeals due to statute of limitations. Frost died prior to 3/05. Name appears on list released by St. Paul Archdiocese 5/22/14St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Doe 28B et al v Archdiocese of St Paul & Minn, Court of Appeals 06.20.00; KSTP TV 5 03.03.05; Star Tribune 03.04.05; KARE 03.20.06; Star Tribune 03.21.06
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
FrostJames I. J.1976PSuedDiocesanIn a massive civil suit filed 10/01/03, 27 victims alleged abuse by 24 priests, including Frost. One man said Frost abused him 1977-84, beginning when he was age 10. Abuse continued even after Frost was assigned to two more parishes. Per diocese's list in 2/19, Frost was permanently removed from ministry 7/22/02.Brooklyn, NYSource:
Daily News 10.02.03; Newsday 10.02.03; Queens Chronicle 10.09.03; Diocese of Brooklyn List 02.22.19
Frost
Peter J.1970PSuedDiocesanBecame a military chaplain in 1971, one year after ordination. By 1974 he was placed on sick leave. Three years later he was back in parishes. Working at St. Anne's in Readville when removed in 1992. In 1994, wrote to Cardinal Law describing himself as a 'sex addict' and saying he was ashamed of the pain he had caused his victims. Allegation of abuse had surfaced in 1980. Admitted abusing as far back as 1969 as a deacon. Also admitted one victim died by suicide. Named in three civil suits beginning in 2002. Voluntarily laicized in 6/05. Boston archdiocese list in 8/11 says case concluded canonically.Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 05.02.02; Patriot Ledger 05.15.02; Boston Globe 09.18.02; Boston Globe 12.04.02; Boston Herald 12.04.02; Patriot Ledger 12.04.02; Patriot Ledger 12.19.02; Boston Globe 06.10.05; Lowell Sun 06.10.05; Lynn Daily Item 06.10.05; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Fugee
Michael C.1994PConvictedDiocesanAccused in 2001 of fonding a boy in 1999, beginning when the boy was age 13. Admitted behavior. Placed on leave. Found guilty 4/03 of aggravated sexual contact. Given lifetime parole, ordered to register as sex offender. Conviction overturned on appeal 2006. Signed agreement never to work unsupervised with children and to go to sex offender therapy. Back in ministry by 2009 as hospital chaplain and in parishes. Given chancery work. In 4/13 was found to be helping with overnight teen retreats in a parish. Parents upset. Resigned from active ministry 5/2/13. As part of criminal case against him for contempt of court based on recent behavior, agreed 11/1/13 to voluntarily seek laicization. Laicization announced 3/17/14. On archdiocese's list 2/13/19.Newark, NJSource:
Archdiocese of Newark List 2/13/19; Collection of Articles Prior to 05.06.13; Asbury Park Press 05.10.13; Star Ledger 05.19.13; Star-Ledger 05.20.13; The Record 05.20.13; Wyckoff Patch 05.20.13; CBS NY 05.21.13; National Catholic Reporter 05.21.13; New Jersey 101_5 05.21.13; PhillyBurbs (AP) 05.21.13; SNAP 05.21.13; SNAP Statement 05.21.13; Star-Ledger 05.21.13; Spiritual Politics 05.22.13; The Record 05.22.13; Star Ledger 05.23.13; Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch 05.23.13; The Record 05.29.13; Wyckoff Patch 07.22.13; Record 09.27.13; Consent Order in Matter of State of NJ v Fugee 11.01.13; Star-Ledger 11.03.13; Cliffview Pilot 11.08.13; National Catholic Reporter 11.08.13; SNAP Statement 11.08.13; Star-Ledger 11.08.13; Statement by Bergen Co Prosecutor's office 11.08.13; Statement by Vice Chancellor of Newark Archdiocese 11.08.13; The Record 11.08.13; ABC News 11.09.13; Asbury Park Press 11.09.13; Star-Ledger 11.09.13; The Record 11.09.13; Spiritual Politics 11.11.13; Religion Clause 11.12.13; The Record 02.09.14; NJdotCom 02.10.14; Patch 02.10.14; SNAP Statement 02.10.14; The Record 02.10.14; SNAP Statement 02.20.14; Star-Ledger 03.17.14; The Record 03.17.14; NBC New York 03.18.14; NJ TV 03.18.14; SNAP Statement 03.18.14; Wyckoff Patch 03.19.14; Star-Ledger 03.22.14; Star-Ledger 07.31.16; Star-Ledger 07.31.16; Archdiocese of Newark Tobin Letter 02.13.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fugolo
Joseph1967PAccusedScalabrinian FathersAccused in 1997 of taking nude photographs in the late 1960s of a boy who was, at other times, being abused by Fr. John Bocciarelli, pastor of same church. Denied allegations. As of 4/08 he was Administrator of St. Charles Seminary/Residence in Dongan Hills, NY. Resigned as superior of the Province in 2009. In Montreal in 2010. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. Per parish website in 10/15, was pastor of Madre die Cristiani in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada.Boston, MASource:
Docs produced by Boston Archdiocese: 1997 letter by Fugulo denying allegation; Docs produced by Boston Archdiocese: 1997 memo describing allegations; Staten Island Advance 10.20.07; Staten Island Advance 04.27.08; Our Lady of Pompei Church 08.31.09; Boston Globe 11.20.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fuhrmann
Nicholas1954PSuedBenedictineLong-time Engilsh teacher at Subiaco Academy, and boxing coach. Suit filed 1994 alleging abuse at Subiaco 1978-79. Dismissed by Court on SOL. Another complaint filed 2002 alleging abuse 1976-79. Same person sued 2005 after receiving no response from diocese. Dismissed 5/05 on SOL. Worked in Fort Worth TX diocese 1981-93. Permanently removed from active ministry 2002. Working in 2005 at Subiaco Abbey farm. Included on Diocese of Little Rock list 9/10/18. Eight known victims. Died 8/20/19.Little Rock, ARSource:
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 02.25.94; Democrat-Gazette 03.02.05; TheHomeTownChannel com 03.02.05; Times Record 03.22.05; Democrat Gazette 04.12.05; Democrat-Gazette 04.27.05; Democrat-Gazette 05.05.05; Subiaco Academy Website accessed 06.21.10; Diocese of Little Rock list 09.10.18; Roller Funeral Homes 08.20.19
Assignments:
Diocese of Little Rock list 09.10.18
Fullam
Raymond1951PAccusedJesuitNamed publicly as credibly accused by the Jesuits Northeast Province on its list 1/15/19. Allegations received in 2009 of abuse in 1954 and 1965. Died in 1987.Buffalo, NYSource:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19; WKBW 01.15.19; Diocese of Buffalo List updated 11.05.19
Assignments:
Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
FunariPaul  ?PSuedDiocesanNamed publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 7/9/19. It notes a lawsuit pending, and no prior claims or reports. Deceased. Had voluntarily left ministry.Yakima, WASource:
Diocese of Yakima List 07.09.19
Funcheon
Gerald1965PSettledCrosierWorked in MN, NE, IN, FL, HI, CA, SO, TX. Banned from IN for "planning" to molest. Suit filed in 9/03 claiming abuse in the 1970s in MN. A second person alleged abuse in late 1970s, given $30K for counseling. Allegations while chaplain in Air Force in HI 1982-84 and Palma High in Salinas CA 1984-85. Another suit in IN 2007. Three claims in 2/09 settlement with Crosiers in MN. Terminated from order in 1987, incardinated in Lafayette IN diocese same year. Removed 1993. Multiple new suits 2012-13. Admitted to abuse of as many as 50. Six claims settled in 5/13 Christian Brothers settlement. Named on revised St. Paul list 2/17/14. Also assigned to St. Cloud diocese.Two suits filed 11/14 by five men claiming abuse, including sodomy, by Funcheon in 1970s and '80s, four of them in MN, one in CA. Removed from priesthood, living at Vianney Renewal Center in Dittmer MO as of 11/14. Two suits filed in 7/15. On Lafayette IN list 9/28/18. Added to Fort Wayne-South Bend list 11/18.St. Paul-Minneapolis, MNSource:
Collection of Articles Prior to 03.01.13; Hawaii News Now 03.21.13; SNAP Statement 03.21.13; Star-Advertiser 03.21.13; Santa Cruz Sentinel 03.27.13; Orange County Weekly 03.29.13; Monterey County Herald 05.23.13; Monterey County Herald 09.06.13; Monterey Herald (AP) 10.12.13; Worthy Adversary 10.22.13; Crosier Statement 02.17.14; Minnesota Public Radio 02.17.14; Star Tribune 02.17.14; Minnesota Public Radio 02.19.14; Minnesota Public Radio Database 02.19.14; KARE 11 02.26.14; Crosier Province Updated List of Religious Involved in Sexual Abuse of Minors 03.08.14; Duluth News Tribune 03.09.14; KSTP 03.14.14; Legal Examiner 03.14.14; St Cloud Times 03.14.14; Worthy Adversary 03.23.14; Legal Examiner 05.12.14; Crosier Statement 11.20.14; Jeff Anderson & Associates 11.20.14; Lafayette Journal & Courier 11.20.14; Pioneer Press 11.20.14; Star Tribune 11.20.14; Salinas Californian 11.21.14; Crosier Statement 07.28.15; Diocese of Lafayette IN List 09.28.18; Lafayette Journal & Courier 10.01.18; South Bend Tribune 11.06.18
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment record; Assignment Record Released by Crosier Order 03.08.14
FunkKenneth Q.1950 ?PAccusedDiocesanDied 2/23/74. Named publicly as credibly accused in the CO A.G.'s supplemental report 12/1/20. Sexually abused an altar boy in 1959 and 1962, ages 13 and 16, while assigned to Holy Name Parish in Steamboat Springs. Funk's accuser came forward in early 2020 via the IRRP.Denver, COSource:
CO Special Masters Supplemental Report 12.01.20
Funke
James A.1974PConvictedDiocesanAssigned to Bishop DuBourg High 1979-86. Funke and a lay teacher, Jerome Robben, were arrested 10/86 and charged with sexual assault of a youth. Funke pled guilty in 1987 to ten counts of second-degree deviate sexual assault of two boys. Police found child porn in his possession. Received ten years prison; released in 1992. First victim to report Funke died by suicide at age 21. Laicization announced 11/03/06. One of six priests included in 7/08 settlement. On MO sex offender registry as of 5/15/11. On archdiocese's list 7/26/19.St. Louis, MOSource:
St Louis Post Dispatch 10.31.86; United Press International 10.31.86; South Side (MO) Journal 11.05.86; St Louis Post Dispatch 11.07.86; St Louis Review 11.07.86; St Louis Post Dispatch 04.24.87; St Louis Post Dispatch 07.24.87; St Louis Post Dispatch 11.21.87; St Louis Review 11.27.87; St Louis Post-Dispatch 03.10.02; Archdiocese of St Louis Press Release 11.03.06; MyFox (AP) 11.03.06; St Louis Post-Dispatch 11.03.06; St Louis Review 11.03.06; St Louis Post-Dispatch 11.04.06; St Louis Post-Dispatch 07.08.08; St Louis Post-Dispatch 04.18.10; Archdiocese of St Louis List 07.26.19; St Louis Post-Dispatch 08.05.19; Associated Press 11.27.19
FunnellJames SAccusedDiocesanNotre Dame Seminary in New Orleans student. Named publicly as accused by the Baton Rouge diocese on its list in early 2019. Multiple allegations received 1/12, 12/13 and 4/16 of abuse in the late 1970s while a youth minister in Baker, LA. Went on leave from seminary in 1979 and did not return.Baton Rouge, LASource:
The Advocate 02.27.19; Diocese of Baton Rouge List 03.27.19; Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors 10.13.20
FurchesStephen BSuedFSC Brothers of the Christian SchoolsFormer principal of Cathedral High School in El Paso. Accused in an 8/12 civil suit filed in Santa Fe of abusing a male student of the school for two years in the late 1980s, and threatening to keep him from graduating if he told. On the El Paso diocese's list 1/31/19.El Paso, TXSource:
Texas Monthly 04.30.90; Courthouse News Service 08.16.12; SNAP Statement 05.23.13; Diocese of El Paso List 01.31.19
Furdek
John M.1984PConvictedDiocesanPriest of the Joliet Diocese. Arrested in WI in 2/00 on charges of using the internet to set up a meeting with a 14-year-old boy - the "boy" was actually an undercover police officer. Privileges removed. Pled guilty in WI in 3/03. Sentenced to 15 years in prison on attempted sexual assault. Served three years. Paroled in 5/06. Forced in 2/07 to move from a condo because a daycare was on the first floor and a school was next door. On Sex Offender Registry. Permanently removed from ministry.Milwaukee, WISource:
Chicago Tribune 02.19.00; Chicago Tribune 03.14.00; Chicago Tribune 06.06.00; Herald News 05.05.02; Chicago Daily-Herald 05.21.03; Chicago Sun-Times 06.15.03; Chicago Sun-Times 02.14.04; Diocese of Joliet press release 04.09.06; Chicago Sun Times 04.11.06; Herald News 05.17.06; Chicago Sun-Times 02.14.07; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 03.12.13; My Suburban Life 03.12.13; Statement by the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet 03.12.13; WGN 03.12.13; Diocese of Joliet List of Priests with Credible Allegations 04.30.14; Diocese of Joliet List Updated 12.08.18
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Furfaro
Francis J.1941PSettledDiocesanDates of alleged abuse range from 1949 to 1987. In 1998 Furfaro admitted abusing a 19-year-old youth whom he counseled after death of the young man's sister. Settled for about $75K in 1999. Seven men and boys filed suit 4/03. Furfaro retired in 1991. He was permanently removed from active ministry in 6/03. No criminal prosecution due to the statute of limitations. Died 3/29/10 at age 93. On diocese's list 12/3/18. Named in three claims as of 2/14/20 under the NY Child Victims Act.Syracuse, NYSource:
Post Standard 06.04.91; Post Standard 04.14.02; Post Standard 05.07.02; Post Standard 05.09.02; Post Standard 05.16.02; Post Standard 08.05.02; Post Standard 09.29.02; Post Standard 04.18.03; Post Standard 06.18.03; Post Standard 08.22.03; Post Standard 10.31.03; Post Standard 01.08.04; Oneida Daily Dispatch 03.31.10; Post Standard 04.01.10; Watertown Daily Times 03.14.18; Diocese of Syracuse List 12.03.18; Syracuse site 12.03.18; Oswego County News 12.05.18; Syracuse com 02.14.20
FurjanicGregory P. 1981PAccusedFranciscanChicago-based Croatian Franciscan Friar. Worked at Kennedy Catholic HS in Hermitage, PA in 1985, and St. Anthony parish in Sharon. Accusation 2005 of sex abuse early 1970s and mid-1980s. Another report to diocese in 1990s. Sent to Erie Ecclesia Center for treatment, then St. Luke's in MD. One alleged victim known to have died by suicide. In 7/96 the Congregation for Institutions of Consecrated Life and of Societies of Apostolic Life removed Furjanic's "priestly authority." In St. Petersburg, FL, in 2005 working or attempting to work at Lutheran Social Services. Had tried to obtain priestly credentials in FL and in Mobile, AL. On archdiocese of Mobile's list 12/6/18. On Erie diocese's list 4/5/19. Laicized.Erie, PASource:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Archdiocese of Mobile List 12.06.18; Diocese of Erie List 04.05.19
Assignments:
PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18
Furman
Adrian BAccusedOFM FranciscanBrother. Named publicly as accused by the Franciscans' Santa Barbara Province on its list 5/31/19. Allegations reported in 2002 and 2010, of sex abuse of minors 1959-1965. Furman died in 2003.Oakland, CASource:
Santa Barbara Province Franciscans List 05.31.19; Diocese of Oakland List 06.01.19
Assignments:
Santa Barbara Province Franciscans List 05.31.19
Furmanski
Leonard A.1959PAccusedDiocesanRemoved 2003. Accused of abuse of 3 minor males and 1 minor female. Ministry permanently restricted in 2004 and he was ordered to live a supervised life. Died 10/27/09 per Archdiocese website accessed 8/4/10.Philadelphia, PASource:
Philadelphia Grand Jury Report; Philadelphia Grand Jury Report; Philadelphia Inquirer 2.6.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.18.03; Philadelphia Daily News 12.19.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.19.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.22.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 09.18.05
Assignments:
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Priest Data Profile
FurtadoStephen R.1973PAccusedDiocesanWorking as pastor of Holy Ghost Church when he was placed on leave 4/02 after allegations dating back approx. 20 years. Had worked as hospital chaplain previously. Name appeared on list of 21 priests accused of abuse which District Attorney released 9/02. List says one alleged victim but DA had no jurisdiction.Fall River, MASource:
Boston Globe 09.27.02; Boston Herald 09.27.02; Herald News 09.27.02
Fushek
Dale J.1978PConvictedDiocesanVicar General 2000-2004. Named Monsignor 2/02. Civil suit settled 2002. Accused of sexual harassment by a Life Teen staff member. Criminal charges filed 11/05 claiming abuse of five youths 1985-94. Another civil suit filed in 2005 alleged that he gave a youth alcohol and masturbated while the youth was molested by Mark Lehman. This suit settled in 12/06 for $100K. In 2007 Fushek established the Praise and Worship Center in Chandler, AZ. Executive Director. Excommunicated by Bishop 12/08 for offering his own non-denominational services. Laicization announced 2/16/10. Pled guilty to one count in 4/10. Sentenced to 364 days probation.Phoenix, AZSource:
Arizona Republic 05.31.02; Arizona Republic 12.30.04; Arizona Republic 01.28.05; Arizona Republic 04.13.06; Arizona Republic 05.13.06; Arizona Republic 06.02.06; East Valley Tribune 08.15.06; Arizona Republic 11.10.06; Arizona Republic 12.27.06; Arizona Republic 04.11.07; East Valley Tribune 06.14.07; Arizona Republic 06.16.07; Arizona Republic 10.30.07; East Valley Tribune 11.22.07; KPHO 11.23.07; East Valley Tribune 11.26.07; Arizone Republic 11.27.07; Catholic News Agency 12.16.08; Arizona Republic 02.16.10; Statement by Diocese of Phoenix 02.16.10; Arizons Republic 04.15.10; Arizona Republic 04.16.10; Tucson Citizen 03.25.11; Catholic News Agency 04.02.11; Arizona Republic 06.15.11; Metropolitan News Tribune 07.31.14; Community Statement by Diocese of Phoenix 10.15.14; Diocese of Phoenix List 10.29.19
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Fusoni
Joseph A.1960PAccusedDiocesanRecords show leave of absence 1978-79. Accused in 1993 of molesting a 15-year-old altar boy during the summer of 1985. His alleged victim claimed that the pastor, Fr. O'Sullivan, had been told of the abuse and that O'Sullivan said there had been a previous allegation against Fusoni by the parents of another boy. Died 7/3/88 at age 55 of lung cancer. The 8/11 Boston AD database reports no formal determination of guilt either because he died prior to canonical investigation or it was not complete at his death.Boston, MASource:
Notes on O'Sullivan Report 03.27.93; Demand Letter 03.27.95; National Catholic Register 08.25.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
 


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