List of Clergy with Credible Allegation of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

In continuing the commitment to fully embrace the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, the diocese provides a list of clergy who have a credible allegation of abuse since 1950.  All of these individuals have either been removed from ministry or are deceased.  Credible is defined as: an allegation that, based upon the facts of the case, meets one or more of the following thresholds:

  1. Natural, reasonable, plausible and probable,
  2. Corroborated with other evidence or another source, or
  3. Acknowledged/admitted to by the accused.

 In making this determination, consideration is given to the trustworthiness of the source.

Removed from Ministry is a canonical penalty in which the cleric can no longer function as a priest, present himself as a priest, or wear clerics.  Other canonical definitions used in the list can be found here.

This list below is a result of thorough reviews by the Diocesan Review Board

List of Clergy with Credible Allegation of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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