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LastFirstOrdTStatusD/ONotesDioceseSource/Assignments
RabideauJohn Steven1990PConvictedOblates OMVAccused of abuse.Detroit, MISource:
BadCopNews (Michigan) 2006; Pioneer Press (AP) 02.09.06; Detroit Free Press (AP) 02.10.06; Detroit News (AP) 02.18.06; The Telegraph (AP) 02.18.06; Belleville News Democrat 02.19.06; Telegraph (AP) 02.20.06; ABC 12 Bay City Michigan 03.01.06; Detroit News (AP) 03.04.06; ABC 12 10.23.06; Bellville News Democrat 10.25.06; WOOD 10.25.06; St Louis Post Dispatch 10.26.06; Obituary 05.31.14
RacineLeo1979PAccusedDiocesanLaicized. Name included on the archdiocese's list 1/15/16 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; KIRO 01.15.16; KUOW 01.15.16; The Chronicle 01.15.16; The Stranger 01.15.16; Mercer Island Reporter 01.28.16
Assignments:
Archdiocese of Seattle List 01.15.16
Radetski
Paul J.1982PAccusedDiocesanRemoved and placed on administrative leave 10/10 after "credible" allegation that he abused a minor "many years ago" in an unspecified part of the Diocese. Radetski denied the allegation. He was working at St. John's, St. Mary's and St. Patrick's parishes in Menasha when removed. Had previously worked in Green Bay, Peshtigo, Little Chute and Phlox. Determined in 9/17 by a Vatican tribunal to be "not guilty." He was granted senior priest status by the diocese, restrictions were lifted, and was to "serve the diocese in a limited capacity."Green Bay, WISource:
Green Bay Post-Crescent 10.30.10; Chicago Tribune 10.31.10; Green Bay Post-Crescent 10.31.10; WBAY 10.31.10; Press-Gazette 11.01.10; Press-Gazette 11.03.10; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 09.23.17; Fox 11 09.24.17
RaeihleDennis BAccusedFranciscan Friars of the AtonementOne of three living religious included in a list of accused priests and religious posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian on 01/19/11. Garabedian says he has settled at least one claim with Boston Archdiocese re allegations against this individual.Boston, MASource:
Associated Press 01.19.11; BA.Org 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
RainforthThomas G1973PSuedDiocesanIn 7/02 man accused him of molestation in 1975 and he was placed on leave. Returned to duty 8/02 when Diocese said he was drunk and act was inappropriate but did not meet definition of abuse. Sued 2004 by another man. Claim included in 02/05 $5M settlement with 27 plaintiffs, most of whom were abused by Hanley.Paterson, NJSource:
Observer Tribune 9.1.04; The Record 07.14.02; Star-Ledger 07.15.02; Star-Ledger 11.15.02; Newsday 01.12.04; Daily Record (NJ) 01.13.04; NY Times 01.13.04; Herald News 11.04.04; Star-Ledger 02.10.05; Herald News 02.16.05; The Record 02.16.05; Website: Catholic Scouters & Sexual Abuse, 11.30.07
RaleighEdmund PSuedDiocesanPer 2002 articles, Raleigh (also known as "Friar Raleigh") is accused of abusing one youth in 1956 at St. John the Apostle in Oregon City. In May 2002 suit, the plaintiff says that Raleigh and Martin Doherty abused him and also forced him to watch as they engaged in group sex with other minors. Died 1979.Portland, ORSource:
Statesman Journal 5.2.02; Sunday Oregonian 7.7.02; Statesman Journal 05.13.02
Raleigh
Michael J.1936PAccusedDiocesanBelieve this is same individual as "Friar" Raleigh or "Edmund Raleigh" accused in 2002, based on assignments and date of death. Four men have accused Raleigh of forcing them to engage in various sexual acts when they were children or young teens in the 1950s. Raleigh served at St. Augustine in Lincoln City and St. John the Apostle in Oregon City. He died in 1979.Portland, ORSource:
The Oregonian 6.6.07 (Documents); Oregonian Table 11.12.06
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ramaekers
Timothy1982PSuedDiocesanIn 10/10, church bulletin noted that one man had recently made allegations of abuse against Ramaekers when he was assigned as parochial vicar at St. Justin Martyr Church in 1986. Ramaekers had served as pastor of St. Joseph Church in Placentia, since1997. Diocese never placed him on leave. Review board found no credible evidence to support the allegation. Same accuser filed 2009 suit alleging abuse by 3 former priests and lay employee. Ramaekers given new parish 5/12. He has denied allegations.Orange, CASource:
The Patch 7.9.12; San Antonio Catholic Church Bulletin 10.03.10; SNAP Statement 12.21.10; The Patch 05.12.12; Orange County Weekly 07.11.12; Worthy Adversary 07.11.12
RamirezAaron DSuedDiocesan35 yr old Deacon accused in 1999 of inviting a 17 yr old boy to spend the evening with him at a church trailer home. He gave the youth alcohol and the youth passed out on porch. Woke up nude on bed with the nude deacon lying beside him. Fled to Mexico before diocese could investigate. Laicized in 2000. Later became an Episcopal priest in Mexico. Dismissed after publicity. Civil suit filed 7/11. Suit still open 1/13. Federal trial underway 3/14. Judge finally ruled 6/12/14 that the diocese was not responsible for the abuse by Ramirez because neither diocese nor parish had any knowledge of any prior misbehavior, or any prior inappropriate sexual behavior by Ramirez, nor any reason to know that he posed a risk of such behavior. This decision was made despite the fact that no personnel file for the deacon could be located in diocesan files. It is unknown if the Plaintiff will appeal the decision.Yakima, WASource:
Statement by Bishop Savilla of Yakima 10.14.03; Columbia Basin Herald (WA) 11.22.03; Yakima Herald Republic 05.04.06; Yakima Herald Republic 01.07.07; Yakima Herald Republic 01.07.07; Yakima Herald Republic 04.13.07; Yakima Herald-Republic 04.02.08; KNDO/KNDU 06.10.08; Yakima Herald-Republic 07.04.10; Statement by SNAP & Yakima Herald-Republic 07.13.11; KAPP TV 07.14.11; KIMA TV 07.14.11; Seattle Times 07.14.11; Yakima Herald-Republic 10.21.11; Wenatchee World 02.16.13; Catholic Culture 08.22.13; KOMO News 03.09.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.09.14; KIMA 03.10.14; SNAP Statement 03.10.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.11.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.12.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.12.14; KIMA 03.13.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.13.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.14.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.19.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.19.14; KIMA 03.20.14; Yakima Herald-Republic 03.21.14; KIMA 04.22.14; SNAP Statement 04.22.14; Yakima Herald 04.22.14; KIMA 06.12.14; National Catholic Reporter 06.13.14; Yakima Herald Republic 06.13.14; National Catholic Reporter 11.11.16
RamirezHilario PAccusedUnknownRamirez, a visiting priest from Mexico, spent several weeks at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Moses Lake in early 1970s. As of 12/12, he had been accused of abusing at least 4 boys between the ages of 7-14. Ramirez returned to Mexico shortly thereafter and is believed to have died in auto accident in early 1980s. Two of the accusers have been offered counseling. Two others are dead. Parishioners were only told 12/16/12 but authorities had know for months. Also spent time in San Antonio in 1970s.Yakima, WASource:
KAPP 12.17.12; SNAP Statement 12.17.12; Statement by Diocese of Yakima 12.17.12; Statement by Diocese of Yakima (Spanish) 12.17.12; Yakima Herald Republic 12.17.12; KSAT com 12.18.12; San Antonio Express News 12.18.12; Columbia Basin Herald 12.19.12; Yakima Herald Republic 01.15.13
Ramirez
Luis Eduardo2003PConvictedAugustinian RecollectsArrested 1/08 after he took a 17 yr old boy to a motel room to "counsel" him. His order bailed him out and in 6/08 he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and burglary; other misdemeanor charges were dismissed. Admitted inappropriately touching the youth. His lawyer said it was "bad judgment." Sentenced to 6 months in jail 8/08 and 3 yrs probation. Released from jail 3/09. All privileges removed.Orange, CASource:
Orange County Register 4.7.09; Orange County Register 08.19.08; KTLA 08.20.08; CBS 2 08.21.08; Las Vegas Sun (AP) 08.21.08; Sacramento Bee 08.21.08; Orange County Register 08.22.08; Orange County Weekly 09.22.08; Orange County Register 09.24.08
Ramon
Robert C.1982PSuedDiocesanAccused of sexual misconduct with a minor female in 1991. Parish personnel were notified immediately; the diocese investigated and determined there was no evidence. Per the girl's family's request, the diocese provided counseling. The family's contact w/ counselor ceased within few months and family threatened litigation in 2/92. Civil litigation filed 7/93. Ramon died 8/13/14.Galveston-Houston, TXSource:
Jane v Fiorenza Harris Cty, TX # 93-41706; Houston Press 01.17.17
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ramos
Eleuterio 1966PSettledDiocesanAdmitted to abuse of at least 25 boys. Los Angeles CA archdiocesan priest, later Diocese of Orange. In and out of treatment, kept in ministry. Placed on leave 1985. Sent to a Tijuana Mexico parish in 1985 and put in charge of a children's ministry. Removed 1991. Died 2004. Personnel file released 1/13. Wrongful death suit 3/17 vs Orange and L.A. dioceses by widow of alleged victim who committed suicide in 2015. Abuse said to have been at St. Joseph's in Placentia, 1975-78, and victim was altar boy who met Ramos at age 10.Los Angeles, CASource:
NY Times 02.06.13; Collection of Articles prior to 02.07.13; KCET 03.14.13; Orange County Weekly 03.15.13; Orange County Weekly 03.18.13; Patch 03.15.17; LA West 03.16.17; MyNewsLA 03.16.17; Orange County Register 03.16.17; Record-Bee 03.17.17; LAist 11.02.17
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ramos
Ponciano M.1985PConvictedSociety of the Divine Word (SVD)Native of Philippines In 1993 he pled guilty to three misdemeanors in connection with strip-search of young boys in Indianapolis after they set off stink bombs in parish school. Ramos was sentenced to 18-month suspended sentence and 15 months of probation. He was moved to Chicago and then to San Bernardino, CA diocese and worked there until 2002 when he was placed on leave. Again allowed to return to restricted duty with Order in 2003. Still priest in 2005.Indianapolis, INSource:
Chicago Tribune 4.7.02; Indianapolis Star 4.9.02; Inland Valley Daily Bulletin 4.8.02; Inland Valley Daily Bulletin [CA] 6.7.03; Press Enterprise 6.7.03; San Bernardino County Sun 4.9.02; San Bernardino Sun 4.8.02; San Bernardino Sun 6.6.03; Chicago Tribune 06.12.92; NY Times 04.10.02
RancourtHenry1957PSettledMaristAccused anonymously in 1992 of "kissing and molesting Haitian boys" in his Boston parish school in 1992. On 6/27/09 Archdiocesan website showed him to have active status with assignment at Marist House in Framington. In 4/12, attorney Mitch Garabedian announced recent settlement of at least one claim involving Rancourt. Also worked in MI, NY and OH.Boston, MASource:
Docs produced by Boston Archdiocese: 1992 letter alleging abuse; Holy Name of Jesus Parish Bulletin 09.11.05; St Barbara's Parish Sunday Bulletin 03.12.06; BishopAccountability 04.11.12; MetroWest Daily News 04.12.12
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
RanftPaul J.1940PAccusedDiocesanOne woman filed suit 6/04 alleging abuse by Ranft and six other priests while she was a student at Immaculate Heart Academy from 1962-1965. Ranft is the main abuser listed in the petition and other priests are mostly identified only by last names. Ranft, who died in 2001 at age of 86, moved to Tucson from Kentucky in 1953 because of health problems, including severe asthma.Tucson, AZSource:
Arizona Daily Star 06.12.04
Rapp
James1959PConvictedOblates St. Francis de SalesWorked in PA, UT, NY, IL, MI and OK. Teacher and wrestling coach. Accused of abuse of at least 2 MI boys in 1987. Removed, sent for counseling. Transferred to OK; abused several boys there. Convicted 1999 in OK; 40-year sentence. $5M settlement in OK civil suit. Accused in 2003 Utah civil suit by 2 brothers. Suit dismissed on statute of limitations. Dismissal upheld by UT Supreme Court 3/07. Charged 5/15 with 13 counts criminal sexual conduct re accusations of 1980s sexual abuse of boys at Lumen Christi High in Jackson MI. Six more counts added 6/26/15. Pled no contest in 2/16. Sentenced to up to 40 yrs 4/29/16. Release on previous conviction had been scheduled for summer 2016. Appealed; lost 11/17.Lansing, MISource:
Daily Oklahoman 05.12.99; Associated Press 10.26.99; Daily Oklahoman 05.10.02; Washington Post 05.21.02; Daily Oklahoman 05.22.02; Daily Oklahoman 06.04.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Daily Oklahoman 07.20.02; Toledo Blade 12.01.02; Toledo Blade (Major Account) 12.01.02; Salt Lake Tribune 02.19.03; Salt Lake Tribune 08.20.03; Salt Lake Tribune 08.23.03; Daily Oklahoman 02.28.04; KLS TV 01.30.06; Deseret Morning News 02.02.06; Salt Lake Tribune 03.13.07; Salt Lake Tribune 04.02.07; Salt Lake Tribune 07.23.07; Cincinnati Ins Co V Oblates of St Francis De Sales, Inc in The Legal 09.20.10; Patrick Wall 09.10.13; The Legal Examiner 06.01.15; MLive 06.26.15; MLive 06.26.15; KRON 04.29.16; MLive 04.29.16; MLive 04.29.16; SNAP 04.29.16; WILX 04.29.16; WLNS 04.29.16; Naperville Sun 04.30.16; NDTV 04.30.16; New York Daily News 04.30.16; Crux 05.03.16; MLive 05.04.16; Click on Detroit 09.27.16; Associated Press 11.15.17; MLive 11.26.17
RatermannJerome B.1957PAccusedDiocesanAccused of abusing youths in 1960s while prinicpal of a Catholic H.S.. Original investigation in 1987. He was suspended in 3/93 from position as pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church and then permanently barred from the ministry by review board. He denied all charges and appealed his case to Rome in 2002 when Bishop refused to reinstate him. On 1/24/09 the diocesan website gave his status as "Administrative Leave / Retired." Suit filed 4/09 settled 3/12.Belleville, ILSource:
Belleville News-Democrat 3.7.03; Belleville News-Democrat 8.9.08; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 3.9.93; ST. Louis Post-Dispatch 03.20.93; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 07.24.93; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 07.29.93; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 05.22.94; Belleville News-Democrat 07.14.02; Belleville News-Democrat 07.17.02; Belleville News-Democrat 10.22.02; Belleville News-Democrat 04.24.07; Belleville News-Democrat 08.21.08; News-Democrat 04.15.09; WJBD 04.16.09; News Democrat 03.21.12
Assignments:
KMOX 3.21.12 (add'l article)
Ratigan
Shawn Francis2004PConvictedDiocesanSchool principal complained of behavior 5/10. Not removed from St. Patrick until 12/10 after child porn found on laptop. Tried suicide. Police told of 1 picture but said not porn. Assigned to say mass for nuns. Reported to police 5/11. Arrested 5/19/11. Sued several times. Some civil suits settled, including 1 for $1.3M. Two more settled 2/14 for total of $1.8M. Pled guilty to Federal pornography charges in 2013. Sentenced to 50 yrs 9/11/13. Sentenced to 3 7-yr sentences 10/13 on state charges. Ratigan was laicized in 1/14. Federal Appeals Court upheld the 50 year sentence 07/24/14.Kansas City-St. Joseph, MOSource:
Articles and Documents prior to 08.30.12; Kanas City Star 09.01.12; Kansas City Star 09.01.12; Excerpt from Stipulation of Testimony with background documents 09.06.12; Fox 4 09.06.12; Kansas City Star 09.06.12; Stipulation of Testimony (re Bishop Finn Trial) 09.06.12; The Australian 09.06.12; NY Times 09.07.12; NY Times 09.10.12; Kansas City Star 11.02.12; Kansas City Star 03.27.13; Kansas City Star 05.14.13; Chicago Tribune 05.15.13; Huffington Post 05.15.13; Kansas City Star 05.15.13; SNAP Statement 05.15.13; SNAP Statement 05.15.13; Media Statement--Jeff Anderson & Assoc 05.16.13; Kansas City Star 05.21.13; San Francisco Chronicle 05.21.13; SNAP Statement 05.21.13; Worthy Adversary 09.01.13; Kansas City Star 09.08.13; Kansas City Star 09.12.13; KCUR 09.12.13; KSHB 09.12.13; McClatchy News 09.12.13; National Catholic Reporter 09.12.13; Pitch 09.12.13; Reuters 09.12.13; SNAP Statement 09.12.13; SNAP Statement 09.12.13; St Joe Channel 09.12.13; St Joseph News-Press 09.12.13; Statement of Bishop Finn 09.12.13; Washington Post 09.12.13; KCUR 09.13.13; Waiting for Godot to Leave 09.16.13; Waiting for Godot to Leave 10.01.13; Kansas City Star 10.02.13; WGEM 10.02.13; Kansas City Star 10.25.13; KCUR 10.25.13; SNAP Statement 10.25.13; Kansas City Star 11.02.13; Daily Journal 11.03.13; NY Times 02.14.14; Kansas City Star 02.15.14; Kansas City Star 02.21.14; Kansas City Star 02.21.14; Daily Journal 02.22.14; Frontline 02.26.14; NY Times 06.30.14; Kansas City Star 07.01.14; Kansas City Star 07.01.14; Kansas City Star 07.01.14; Kansas City Star 07.01.14; KCTV 07.01.14; National Catholic Reporter 07.01.14; Pitch 07.01.14; SNAP Statement 07.01.14; SNAP Statement 07.02.14; Catholic World Report 07.03.14; Kansas City Star 07.03.14; National Catholic Reporter 07.03.14; SNAP Statement 07.22.14; Kansas City Star 07.23.14; Kansas City Star 07.23.14; KCUR 07.23.14; Kansas City Star 07.24.14; SNAP Statement 07.24.14; Kansas City Star 08.14.14; SNAP Statement 08.14.14; Statement by Anderson & Assoc 08.14.14; The Republic 08.14.14; SNAP Media Release 08.15.14; Kansas City Star 08.19.14; NCR 08.21.14; NCR 09.29.14; St Louis Post-Dispatch 04.05.16
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
RauschEdward A.1954PAccusedDiocesanName appeared on list of 21 priests accused of abuse which District Attorney released 9/02. List says one alleged victim with claims beyond the SOL. Rausch left the priesthood in early 1970s and has denied ever having harmed anyone.Fall River, MASource:
Boston Globe 09.27.02; Boston Herald 09.27.02; Herald News 09.27.02
Rausch (Bp)
James S.1956PAccusedDiocesanFormer Sec. General of the NCCB, Rausch was bishop of Phoenix Diocese from 1977 until his death in 1981. In 11/01 man gave a deposition in a case involving the Tucson Diocese and Msgr. Robert Trupia in which he stated that he was 17 when he began a sexual relationship with Rausch and over 18 when he was involved with Trupia. and William T. Byrne. Trupia attempted to blackmail Tucson Diocese in 1992 by saying that he would release info on Bishop Rausch and the young man.Phoenix, AZSource:
Letter from Rausch to Cardinal Medeiros re Paul Shanley 09.07.76; Washington Post 05.19.81; Boston Globe 08.20.02; Arizona Republic 08.22.02; Arizona Daily Star 08.24.02; Arizona Republic 11.10.02; A W Richard Sipe Keynote Address Linkup Conference 02.23.03; Arizona Republic 05.04.03; East Valley Tribune 03.17.07; BAorg list of US Bishops Accused of Abuse 04.14.08; Examiner 04.14.08
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Raux
Redmond H.1982PSettledDiocesanAccused in 1993 of molesting a boy in 1987. Allegations against Raux and Rev. James L. Wilson Jr. were settled in 1995 for $200K but Raux later denied the charge. Cardinal Law assured the military he knew of no reason why Raux would be unsuitable to work with children in a 1996 letter recommending Raux for a USAF chaplaincy in WY. Per 8/11 Boston AD database, Review board found accusations unsubstantiated or he was acquitted by canonical process. No restrictions on privileges. Appointed Archdiocese of Military Services, USA Dean for European Vicariate, per 8/17/12 announcement. "Very Reverend."Boston, MASource:
Boston Globe 12.12.02; Boston Herald 12.12.02; Wyoming Tribune-Eagle 12.12.02; Florida Today 12.13.02; Rocky Mountain News 12.13.02; Orlando Sentinel 12.14.02; Florida Today 12.18.02; Florida Today 01.15.03; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; Archdiocese of Military Services 08.17.12
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Ray
James M.1975PAccusedDiocesanIn 1991 Ray was one of approximately 20 priests removed by Cardinal Bernardin's review panel as result of allegations. In 1991 a man told archdiocese that he was sexually abused as a minor by Ray when Ray was assigned to St. Peter Damian parish 1984-1989. Removed from ministry in Office of Health and Hospital Affairs in 6/02. Permanently removed from active ministry 9/05. Resigned 3/09. Laicized 1/12 per archdiocesan list accessed 2/25/12. Claim 1/14 of abuse of boy in Wauconda 1989-91. Accusations of abuse of three others recieived 2013-09. Per documents released 11/14 he was accused of sexually attacking 2 boys, starting when they were ages 10 and 11, when assigned to St. Anastasia in Waukegan 1975-82. In 2008 was living with 8 other accused priests at Stritch Retreat House in Mundelein.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Tribune 11.24.91; Chicago Tribune 06.20.02; Chicago Tribune 06.24.02; Chicago Daily Herald 06.25.02; Modern Healthcare 07.01.02; Chicago Sun-Times 01.17.03; Chicago Tribune 09.26.05; Chicago Daily Herald 09.27.05; Chicago Sun-Times 09.27.05; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; City of Angels 06.28.08; Chicago Archdiocese Report 01.14.10; Chicago Archdiocese Report accessed 02.25.12; Daily Herald 11.06.14
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Ray Personnel File
Reagan (Regan)
Joseph Franklin BSuedBrothers of the Holy Cross"Brother Joseph" is named as abuser of 1 in 2003 civil suit against Los Angeles Archdiocese. Abuse alleged to have occurred in 1965 when he was working at Rancho San Antonio in Chatsworth, CA. He died approx. 1989. Later identified as Joseph Reagan. Hejoined the order at age 18 and left in 1966 at age 22 to pursue a career in baseball. He never took final vows.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report Errata Notice # 1; LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; BishopAccountability posting of Personnel File 11.23.13
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Ream
Gerard J.1954PAccusedDiocesanPer the PA Attorney General's 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report, in 1966 Ream "took special interest" in a female student at Bishop Carroll High School, where he taught religion. He counseled her and helped her get into college, including providing money. He visited her there and insisted she see him on visits home, during which time he engaged in sex with her. When she fell in love with a boy at school, he harassed her and she grew frightened. She reported Ream to the diocese in 2008. He died 4/18/08.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; 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
ReardonEdward J.1931PSettledDiocesanDied 1991. Accused in a civil suit filed 3/04 of abuse of a 15 to 16 yr-old boy 1971-72. Claims against Reardon were included in the 10/05 $22 mil settlement between the archdiocese and 43 plaintiffs alleging abuse by 14 priests.Hartford, CTSource:
Hartford Courant 11.01.05; NY Times 11.01.05; Journal Inquirer 11.21.05
Assignments:
Partial Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm
Reardon
John D.1973PAccusedDiocesanOne of 21 priests placed on administrative leave by Philadelphia archdiocese 3/7/11 pending investigation for allegations involving minors. Last assignment was as pastor at St. John of the Cross Parish in Roslyn. Name is included on secret 1994 memo from Wm. Lynn to Msgr. James Molloy (released 2/27/12) re priests in secret archives who were accused of sexual misconduct with a minor. On 5/4/12 Archdiocese found allegations substantiated and that he was unsuitable for ministry. Canonical process pending.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; My Fox Philly 03.09.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.09.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.10.11; 1994 Memo from Fr William Lynn to Asst Vicar for Admin re Names in Philadelphia Secret Archives, released 02.27.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.04.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.04.12; Philly Burbs 05.04.12; Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 05.04.12; Statement by Archdiocese of Philadelphia 05.04.12
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Reardon
Thomas M.1967PSuedDiocesanFirst suits filed 2004 by 6 allege abuse by Reardon and 2 other priests at a lake home or at church and that the priests would give the kids drugs and alcohol. Left active ministry in 1989 and resigned from priesthood in 1989; worked as substance abuse counselor. 1 suit against Reardon & 1 other priest settled in 4/07. Other claims settled 8/08 as part of $10M settlement re 12 priests. Named in 2/11, 4/11 & 11/11 suits re abuse of boys. At least 24 accusers.Kansas City-St. Joseph, MOSource:
Examiner 9.2.11; Link to articles prior to 9.1.11; Fox 4 11.01.11; Fox 4 Statements from Diocese and SNAP 11.01.11; Kansas City Star 11.02.11; The Examiner 11.05.11; SNAP Statement 11.30.11
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
ReasonHubert John1957PAccusedDiocesanIn 2002, "several individuals" came forward with credible accusations that they had been abused by Reason as minors. 12/02 article says that two brothers had come forward to allege abuse by Reason and Gerry Appleby, and an Episcopal priest and an Episcopal seminarian. Men said that in effect the 4 traded them around. They said that Reason would also give them and other altar boys money and alcohol and take them to Tampa for professional wrestling. Died 1984. 3 claims settled for $1.5M 7/05.St. Petersburg, FLSource:
Orlando Sentinel 5.2.05; Orlando Sentinel 5.2.05; St. Petersburg Times 8.3.02; Tampa Tribune 8.3.02; St. Petersburg Times 12.01.02; Letter by Bishop Lynch 12.11.03; Newsday 07.12.05; Orlando Sentinel 07.12.05; Orlando Sentinel 09.13.05; Florida Times Union 09.27.05
Rebeiro
Anthony J.1956PAccusedDiocesanNative of Goa (off coast of India). Ordained at the Vatican. Served in Italy and Paris before coming to US in 1965. Incardinated in Boston 1977. Removed 8/02 from Quigley Memorial Hospital after Archdiocese received allegation of incident involving 12 or 13 year-old girl in early 1970s. Accused of molesting at least half a dozen teenage girls as well as boys and adult women. On leave as of 6/14 per Archdiocese. Died 2/15/17.Boston, MASource:
Statement by Archdiocese of Boston 08.10.02; Boston Herald 08.11.02; Boston Globe 08.12.02; Deposition of Cardinal Bernard Law 08.12.02; Documents from Personnel File as of 08.12.02; Patriot Ledger 08.12.02; Boston Globe 08.15.02; Boston Globe 12.20.02; Boston Herald 12.20.02; Patriot Ledger 12.20.02; Boston Globe 12.27.02; Pattern & Practice Brief 07.21.03; National Catholic Register 08.25.11; Boston Globe 06.22.14; Wicked Local Wayland 02.24.17
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
RebokusDonald J.< 1957PAccusedDiocesanIn 2003 man alleged that he was molested by Rebokus who was a former headmaster at Holy Name High School. Abuse would involve wrestling and showers and massages. Abuse also occurred at a parish after Rebokus left the school. Abuse stopped when the victim bested Rebokus in wrestling. No civil suit. Rebokus died in 1983.Worcester, MASource:
Telegram and Gazette 01.22.03; Telegram & Gazette 01.24.03; Telegram & Gazette 02.18.03
Rebol
Anthony1956PAccusedDiocesanRetired in 1998. Placed on leave 4/02 along with 9 other priests pending further review of their cases. Rebol had previously been evaluated and treated after allegation (made in 1992 re abuse in 1963) and then returned to work. Rebol spent two years (1968-1970) as chaplain at St. Anthony Home in Cleveland rather than at parish assignments as he did before and after this time period.Cleveland, OHSource:
Akron Beacon Journal 4.9.02; Plain Dealer 4.9.02; Sunnews.com 04.18.02
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
RebovichJohn1967PSettledByzantineFirst allegation in 1975 involved solicitation of oral sex from an altar boy. Boy told officials of the Byzantine Catholic Diocese of Passaic in 1978 but nothing done. A few months later Rebovich transferred to Byzantine Catholic diocese of Parma. A 1990 civil suit (settled 1991) alleges Rebovich raped an altar boy in 1980 in Parma diocese. Suit also alleges church officials covered up the incident when notified in 1984. 3 more plaintiffs filed suit 1992. Has been on leave since 1990.Cleveland, OHSource:
Plain Dealer 07.18.90; UPI 07.19.90; Akron Beacon Journal 06.20.02; Plain Dealer 06.20.02
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Receconi
Edward1979PAccusedBenedictinePlaced on administrative leave by superior at St. Martin's abbey 3/11 after recent allegation he had abused a minor between 1984-1986 at Sacred Heart Parish in Lacey. Most recently, he had been serving as a supply priest for the archdiocese. Spokesman for archdiocese said this was first and only accusation against Receconi.Seattle, WASource:
KOMONews.com 03.14.11; Seattle Times 03.14.11; The Olympian 03.14.11; News Tribune 03.15.11; News Tribune 03.16.11
Redmond
Donald1957PAccusedOrder of St. Benedict (OSB)Placed on leave 2/02 after allegations that he abused at least one child in Iowa in 1960s. At least three more victims from a parish in the Kansas City KS archdiocese came forward after his suspension. Complaints involved inapropriate touching of elementary school children between 1961-1964. Sent to live at St. Benedict's Abbey in Atchison after allegations were made.Davenport, IASource:
A Critique of the 4.25.04 Franklin Report; Assignments of Accused Davenport Priests; Benedictine Priests in the Davenport Diocese 1960-65; Sample Page from 1960 Official Catholic Directory; Topeka Capital-Journal 04.25.02; Associated Press 04.28.02; The Hawk Eye 04.29.02; Associated Press 05.02.02; Kansas City Star 05.03.02; Topeka Capital-Journal 05.03.02; Diocese of Davenport Creditors' Committee Website 08.27.07; Quad-City Times 07.10.08; Lawrence Journal-World 06.24.10
Assignments:
BA.org Concise Assignment Record; BA.org Assignment Record; Catholic Messenger 7.17.08
Redmond
Lawrence "Larry" P.1964PSettledDiocesanIn 8/95 Diocese settled with at least six men who claimed abuse by Redmond when they were youngsters. After accusations became public in 12/94, Redmond placed on leave and later retired. In 8/95, another man's suit dismissed because of statute of limitations. Other victims are expected to file. Redmond served as one of Orlando's vicars general as well as a pastor for 4 yrs before the accusations. Died 2/06. New suit filed by 1 man 10/11.Orlando, FLSource:
San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87; Orlando Sentinel 05.18.95; Orlando Sentinel 08.25.95; Orlando Sentinel 08.29.95; Orlando Sentinel 09.17.95; Palm Beach Post 06.10.98; Lakeland Ledger 04.02.02; St. Augustine Record 02.18.06; Orlando Sentinel 10.21.11
Reed
John T.1949PAccusedDiocesanAt least 1 claim against Reed is included in March 2008 $4.7 mil settlement with Debuque diocese re claims against 9 priests. Abuse occurred at St. Mary Parish in Dubuque in 1963-64. Reed died 4/16/76..At least one more included in 8/13 $5.2M out-of-court settlement involving 10 priests and 26 victims.Dubuque, IASource:
Globe Gazette 04.10.08; KCRG 04.10.08; Telegraph Herald 04.11.08; Telegraph Herald 04.11.08; Dyersville Commercial 08.28.13; WCF Courier 08.28.13
Assignments:
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Mabon
Thomas K.1957PSettledDiocesanMonsignor. Retired in 2001. Suspended in 2002 after an allegation he abused an altar boy 1988-90 at St. Mary's in Hollidaysburg. Mabon denied the charges. Sued 2003. Criminal charges dismissed due to SOL. Sent by Bishop Adamec to treatment, then allowed to resume ministry in 11/03. Civil suit continued. In 5/04 the diocese paid $3.71M to settle claims by 21 people alleging abuse by 11 priests, including Mabon. In 2005 a woman reported sexual abuse by Mahon at St. Mary's when she was a girl. Per the AG's 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report Mabon told the girl, "if you tell, everyone would believe you instigated it and that's your fault." The Grand Jury called Mabon a "predator" and found that Bishops Hogan and Adamec failed the children.Altoona-Johnstown, PASource:
Associated Press 04.03.03; Post-Gazette 04.04.03; Associated Press 06.20.03; Associated Press 11.05.03; Tribune Democrat 05.25.07; 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; Altoona Mirror 05.03.16
Assignments:
PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16
MacangaJoseph E.1986PConvictedDiocesanMacanga, a former priest, was arrested in Lumberton NJ 4/08 by the FBI after they found child pornography on his personal computer. He had been identified as a participant in an internet chat room. He was working as a teacher and coach at a BurlingtonCounty middle school at the time of his arrest and was suspended without pay. Macanga left the active priesthood.in 1995 with clean record. Released on house arrest with monitoring. Sentenced 6/09 to 57 months in fed prison. Projected release date 8/13.Philadelphia, PASource:
WNBC 04.23.08; Courier Post 04.24.08; Bucks County Courier Times 04.25.08; Courier Post 04.26.08; Courier Post 05.01.08; SNAP 12.30.08; Bucks County Courier-Times 06.18.09
MacArthur
Bruce Duncan1953PConvictedDiocesanSued 2003 by 1 woman. Arrested 1/06; charged with abuse of 3 girls at Beaver Dam hosp. in 1960s in WI. Admitted abusing 30 girls. Sioux Falls knew of behavior in 1963. After WI, he worked in San Angelo and El Paso TX diocese. Arrested and convicted in El Paso in 1978 for abuse of nursing home patient. Records unclear as to whether he actually served time in prison or was in inpatient treatment before being released on probation. Next known to be working in San Antonio Archdiocese 1979-1984. Suits filed 7/07 & 9/07 in WI against Milwaukee & Sioux Falls by 2 women. Convicted and sentenced to prison 8/08 in WI. Sentenced to 6 months in jail and 10 years probation and to serve an additional month every year for 6 years. Was living in Texas when he died 02/12. San Antonio Archdiocese announced 6/14 that it had received a credible allegation of abuse of a minor female at St. James Parish in late 1970s and that MacArthur had served at that parish and at St. Dominic.Sioux Falls, SDSource:
Argus Leader 05.22.03; Argus Leader 05.23.03; Aberdeen News (AP) 06.22.03; Argus Leader 06.22.03; Argus Leader 06.22.03; Associated Press 07.19.04; Associated Press 10.26.05; El Paso Times 01.21.06; Sioux City Journal 01.23.06; Winona Daily News (AP) 07.20.07; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 09.11.07; Fon du Lac Reporter 01.04.08; Minneapolis Star Tribune (AP) 06.26.08; SNAP Press Release 06.27.08; The Reporter 06.27.08; TMJ 4 08.15.08; Beaver Dam Daily Citizen 08.16.08; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 06.16.09; El Paso Times 05.11.10; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12.01.10; Huffington Post 04.19.11; Gallup Independent 05.28.11; Gallup Independent 11.11.13; Statement from Archdiocese of San Antonio 05.31.14; San Antonio Express News 06.26.14; San Antonio Express News 06.26.14; KSAT 06.27.14; SNAP Statement 06.27.14; KENS 5 06.28.14; Diocese of Gallup [downloaded 02.28.15
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
MacGuinnessJames L.1912PSettledDiocesanIncluded on Attorney Garabedian's 3/28/16 list of accused clerics named in civil claims resulting in settlements or arbitration awards. A 90-yr-old man claimed MacGuiness sexually abused him at St. Joseph's in Roxbury MA 1938-40. Also worked in Beachmont, Marblehead, Lawrence, Sharon and Peabody parishes. Chaplain for a both a boys' orphanage and a girls' academy. Several leaves of absence marked his career. Died 4/14/55.Boston, MASource:
BishopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; The Patch 03.30.16
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
MachBernard M.1964PSettledDiocesanAccused of fondling a 12 yr old boy in fall, 1991. Parents met Mach in Jan. 1993 and with Chancellor of Diocese 3/93. Civil suit filed 1993 when Diocese failed to pay for counseling. Placed on leave Dec. 1993. Also accused, along with John Aurelio, of abuse of 3 others. Civil suit was settled (confidential) in 1998. Never indicted by Grand Jury. Lived in Florida without privileges. Died 2.17.04.Buffalo, NYSource:
Buffalo News 4.2.02; Buffalo News 12.09.93; Buffano News 12.14.93; Buffalo News 12.20.93; Buffalo News 12.21.93; Buffalo News 12.22.93; Buffano News 12.22.93; Buffano News 12.23.93; Buffalo News 12.27.93; Buffalo News 03.26.94; Buffalo News 11.08.94; Buffalo News 10.16.98
MaciasJuan BSuedDominicanSued 1988. Accused with Rev. Cristobal Garcia, O.P. of providing an altar boy with drugs and sexually abusing him in 1983-86.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Times 06.20.88
MackanPatrick1958 ?PSuedCongregation of the ResurrectionAccused in a 2002 suit of sexually abusing a 17-year-old Canadian girl after she had been raped and impregnated by another man. The abuse is alleged to have continued 1972-75 and to have included oral sex and sexual intercourse. Some of the abuse occurred during trips to the US, where Mackan supervised other priests of his order in the Louisville archdiocese. His later career involved the education of children with special needs. Mackan died in 1990.Louisville, KYSource:
Brantford Expositor 9.5.03
Assignments:
Detailed BA.org Assignment Record
Mackiewicz
Leonard J.1957PSuedDiocesanCredible allegation of abuse. Named in civil suit filed 10/94 (shortly after his death) which alleged abuse of one youth in 1987. Removed from ministry 1987 and died 1994. Name on list of abusive priests released by Bishop Saltarelli on 11/16/06. Woman filed civil suit 8/08 alleging abuse in 1966 when she was 13. Suit also alleges that there were 9 other victims, including 2 minor males. A man filed separate suit 8/08 re abuse in 1970. 2 suits filed 9/08. Personnel files released 2/12.Wilmington, DESource:
News Journal 11.20.05 (Major Account); News Journal 9.6.08; Baltimore Sun 10.23.94; News Journal 11.16.06; The Dialog 11.16.06; News Journal 11.17.06; Associated Press 08.15.08; News Journal 08.15.08; WBOC 08.15.08; WDEL 08.15.08; Annapolis Capital 08.23.08; Daily Times 08.23.08; News Journal 08.24.08; Daily Times 09.12.08; Daily Times 09.13.08
Assignments:
News Journal 7.10.09 (add'l article); San Francisco Examiner 8.12.10 (add'l article); Diocese of Wilmington List of Accused Priests 2.16.12; Diocese of Wilmington Personnel Files 2.16.12; News Journal 2.19.12 (add'l article); News Journal 11.16.06
MacNaughtonJohn1946 ?PSuedDiocesanOne civil suit filed in 2004 alleging abuse by MacNaughton. Man said abuse occurred in 1967 at what is now St. Mary's Home for Boys in Beverton. Plaintiff committed suicide in 2005 just prior to mediation in case. MacNaughton is deceased.Portland, ORSource:
The Oregonian 10.12.04; The Oregonian 08.17.05; The Oregonian 08.29.05; Table: The Oregonian 11.12.06
MacPhersonDavid M.1967 ?PSettledDiocesanIn 2003 two women settled "claims" with Covington Diocese over allegations that MacPherson had molested them in 1960s at St. Patrick's Parish. Diocese paid total of $750,000 to the two women and to a man who alleged abuse by Fr. Earl Bierman. Both women were part of a class action suit filed against the Diocese of Covington. Diocese said MacPherson left active ministry in 1978 and was laicized six years later.Covington, KYSource:
Cincinnati Enquirer 10.14.03; Cincinnati Post 10.14.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
MacPhersonWalter E.1955PAccusedDiocesanRemoved 2/94 from position as pastor of St. Martin of Tours Church in Washington Park after allegations of sexual misconduct with a boy in his early teens "more than 20 years ago." In 1/95 the Diocesan review board permanently removed him from activeministry and he retired. On 1/24/09 the diocesan website gave his status as "Administrative Leave / Retired."Belleville, ILSource:
Belleville News Democrat 3.7.03; Chicago Tribune 2.7.94; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2.5.94; St. Louis Post Dispatch 05.22.94; St. Louis Post Dispatch 01.14.95; Belleville News-Democrat 07.14.02; Belleville News-Democrat 04.24.07
MacRae
Gordon J.1982PConvictedDiocesanPsychological problems during seminary in 1978. Pled guilty in 1988 to paying boy for sex. Rec'd 1 yr jail deferred and sent for treatment. May have abused in 1983 but no action. Charged in 1993 w/ 11 counts of molestation of at least 4 boys. Convicted 1994 re assault of 1 boy. Rec'd 33 1/2-67 yr sentence. Civil suits filed. See Major Account for much information and related documents. Multiple appeals. Still in prison 2/14. Continues to deny guilt. Federal appeal case filed 2/14.Manchester, NHSource:
BA list of Accused Priests in New Hampshire nd; Associated Press 12.22.93; Associated Press 11.14.94; Union Leader 07.12.96; Union Leader 07.16.96; Union Leader 08.06.96; New Hampshire Atty General Report 03.03.03; Union Leader 03.04.03; NH Atty General Compresensive Selection of MacRae Documents 03.03.04; Keene Sentinel 02.26.05; Wall Street Journal (Major Account) 04.27.05; Concord Monitor 05.03.05; Energy Publisher 12.29.10; Spero News 12.30.10; Spero News 01.01.11; Spero News 01.29.11; Media Report 02.20.12; Keene Sentinel 02.23.12; Media Report 02.23.12; New Hampshire Union Tribune 02.23.12; Wall Street Journal 05.10.13; The Media Report 05.21.13; A Ram in the Thicket 10.21.13; These Stone Walls 02.07.14; These Stone Walls 02.08.14; These Stone Walls 02.19.14; These Stone Walls 02.26.14; These Stone Walls 05.21.14; These Stone Walls 09.10.14; These Stone Walls 06.22.16
MacSweeneyEugene1927PSuedDiocesan Died 3/26/75. Accused of abuse of 1 in approx. 1959 per archdiocesan report. Civil suit filed 12/03.Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 2
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Maday
Norbert J.1964PConvictedDiocesanArrested 1993. Convicted 1994 for assault of 2 boys. 20-yr sentence. Sued. Included in 10/03 settlement. Second suit 5/06. At least one claim included in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people re abuse by 12 priests; 1 claim included in 8/08 $12.7M settlement involving 11 priests & 16 plaintiffs. Laicized 12/07. New settlement 7/09. Spent 9 mo in secure treatment facility in WI 2/12 as violent sexual predator before release 8/13. Personnel file released 1/14. New suit 1/14. New suit 9/16 re abuse over 2 yrs starting 1979 of 10-yr-old boy. Maday a reg. sex offender living in WI.Chicago, ILSource:
Chicago Tribune 05.19.92; Chicago Sun-Times 06.10.92; Chicago Tribune 06.10.92; Chicago Tribune 07.08.92; Chicago Tribune 07.15.92; Chicago Sun-Times 04.23.94; Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 04.25.94; Chicago Tribune 06.09.94; Chicago Tribune 10.03.03; Chicago Archdiocesan Report page 2 03.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 05.03.06; Daily Southtown 05.29.07; Lake County News-Sun 08.13.08; Chicago Sun-Times 08.14.08; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 08.14.08; Southtown Star 08.22.08; Northwestern 10.26.08; Earth Times 07.21.09; Chicago Tribune 07.22.09; Fox 11 11.02.10; SNAP WIsconsin 11.02.10; WLUK 03.08.11; WLUK 06.10.11; Fox 11 02.03.12; Fox 11 02.09.12; SNAP Statement 02.11.12; WBEZ 02.15.12; Fox 11 06.25.13; Post-Crescent 06.25.13; WBAY 06.25.13; SNAP Statement 06.27.13; the Northwestern 07.12.13; WBAY 07.12.13; Fox 11 07.13.13; Chicago Sun-Times 01.21.14; Chicago Sun-Times 01.21.14; Chicago Tribune 01.21.14; Fox 11 01.21.14; Fox 6 01.21.14; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 01.21.14; National Catholic Reporter 01.21.14; NY Times 01.21.14; Personnel File Released 01.21.14; NBC Chicago 01.22.14; Religion News Service 01.22.14; CBS Chicago 01.23.14; Chicago Sun-Times 01.23.14; Chicago Tribune 01.23.14; National Catholic Reporter 01.23.14; SNAP Statement 01.23.14; State Journal-Register (AP) 01.23.14; WGN 01.23.14; The Northwestern 01.24.14; DesPlaines Valley News 02.05.14; Fox 11 11.06.14; Chicago Tribune 09.23.16
Assignments:
; BA.org Assignment Record
MaddenMichael K.1970PConvictedDiocesanConvicted 1989. Lewd conduct with a boy. Authorities knew of other victims over a 20 yr period. Sentenced to probation for 5 yrs. Violated probation at least 6 times. Ended up serving 2 yrs in prison. Civil trial 1994, ordered to pay victim $175K. 2nd suit filed 2003. Madden died 2000.Burlington, VTSource:
Burlington Free Press 04.27.02; Rutland Herald 09.28.03; Burlington Free Press 04.30.06; Burlington Free Press 04.30.06
Madden
Paul1970PSettledSociety of St. James the ApostleAccused of abuse of 13-yr-old boy on 1973 trip to Ireland. Plaintiff settled for $50K. In separate 2002 suit Plaintiff alleged that church lied and told him there was no previous knowledge of abuse by priests. Attached to petition was letter signed by a Paul Madden who said he "feels remorse and guilt for the molestation.." Judge ruled in favor of Defense Motion for Summary Judgment 9/03 and case was dismissed. Officially joined Chimbota diocese in Peru in 2003. Still active there in 8/15.Jackson, MSSource:
Boston Herald 06.10.02; Associated Press 07.18.02; Boston Globe 07.18.02; Opinion in Belencia v St Mary's Catholic Church et al 251-02-915, Hines Co MS Circuit Court 09.29.03; Dallas Morning News 03.16.05; Associated Press 05.08.05; Tribune 02.07.10; SNAP Statement 12.12.13; Global Post 09.17.15; Diocese of Jackson 09.21.15
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Madigan
Gregory BAccusedCrosierAdmitted abuse of 14 yr old boy in 1980s at Crosier seminary school in MN. Crosiers reached monetary settlement with victim when he came forward in 1988. Madigan sent for treatment; was living under restriction at Crosier national headquarters. Believed to have molested at least six boys in 1960s and 1970s. Confronted by parents in mid 1970s; agreed to seek treatment. At least 1 claim included in 2/09 settlement with Crosiers and 9 accusers in MN. Retired and living under safety plan in Phoenix 3/14.St. Cloud, MNSource:
St Paul Pioneer Press 05.20.02; Star Tribune 05.20.02; St Paul Pioneer Press 05.21.02; Star Tribune 05.23.02; Star Tribune 06.16.02; Dallas Morning News 08.08.02; Star Tribune 10.10.02; Star Tribune 11.24.02; Star Tribune 02.28.04; Star Tribune 05.04.06; Forest Lake Times 02.05.09; Pioneer Press 02.05.09; Shoreview Press 02.06.09; Pioneer Press 02.08.09; Crosier Province Press Release 03.08.14; Crosier Province Updated List of Religious Involved in Sexual Abuse of Minors 03.08.14; St Cloud Times 03.09.14
Assignments:
Assignment Record Released by Crosier Order 03.08.14
Madrid
Alfonso1950PSuedJesuitMadrid is accused in 6/11 civil suit of abuse of one youth in 1970s at at Sacred Heart Church in El Paso. Madrid "mentored" the boy before proceeding to molest him on multiple occasions. Diocese reports that Madrid is deceased (1982) and denies any prior complaints against him. Suit settled at mediation 07/13. Another man filed suit 8/13. for abuse at same parish between 1974-1975.El Paso, TXSource:
John Doe 103 v Roman Catholic Diocese of El Paso Cause No 2011-2504 06.22.11; Star Telegram 06.24.11; SNAP Press Release 06.26.11; El Paso Times 06.28.11; SNAP Statement 06.28.11; KFox TV 07.12.13; KTSM 07.12.13; El Paso Times 07.14.13; KFox 08.22.13; El Paso Times 08.24.13
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
MadridSaul1985PSuedDiocesanMan had filed suit 6/03 alleging that Madrid, a native of Mexico, had drugged and sexually assaulted him in 1987 when he was a minor. Suit says officials of the Archdiocese used spiritual arguments and victim's devout faith to keep him from filing lawsuit or reporting the abuse when it occurred. Madrid was sent for treatment to Paraclete center in 1988 and then was reassigned. Resigned 2002. Civil suit settled 2005.Phoenix, AZSource:
Arizona Republic 8.1.03; Phoenix New Times 07.27.00; Arizona Republic 08.12.00; Arizona Republic 08.21.00; Phoenix New Times 09.14.00; Arizona Republic 11.13.00; Arizona Republic 07.22.03; Arizona Republic 07.22.03; Arizona Republic 01.21.06; Arizona Republic 11.10.06
Madrid (also Madred?)Jaime1968PSettledDiocesanAccusations that Madrid abused boy for 2 years (1971-1972) in rectory, car and other places. Civil suit filed in 1992 says diocese knew in 1967 that other priests in diocese were homosexual/pedophiles and failed to report. Madrid admitted charges. Boy pled delayed discovery in suit. Litigation settled with non-disclosure. One report says Madrid told El Paso Bishop Raymond Pena in 1992 that he had abused boy 20 yrs ago. Died 10/07.El Paso, TXSource:
San Antonio Light 3.6.92; El Paso Times 10.29.07
Maffei
Joseph1958PSettledSalesians of Don BoscoAttorney Garabedian announced settlement 9/13 on behalf of one plaintiff who alleged abuse by Maffei as a 12-yr-old boy when the priest was assigned to Sacred Heart Retreat House in Ipswich MA. The abuse was said to have taken place at the Marian Shrine in New Rochelle NY. Native of Italy. Came to the US in 1952. Died 12/29/09.New York, NYSource:
Salesians of Don Bosco E-Service 01.28.10; The Republic (AP) 09.04.13; John Doe v Fr Sean Rooney SDB et al 12.16.13
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Magaldi
Philip A.1960PSuedDiocesanMan alleged abuse in Boston in 1999 suit while Magaldi was part of Providence Diocese. Plaintiff died; suit dismissed in 2000. Left Providence in 1988 after claims of financial mismanagement, Moved to Ft. Worth Diocese under Bp. Delaney in 1990. Pled guilty 1992 to embezzlement. Back as active priest after 8 months. Accusation in 1997 in Ft. Worth. Still active until 1999 accusation. Retired. HIV positive. Lacization requested but he died 8/08. Another claim settled 8/21/12 in Ft. Worth.Providence, RISource:
UPI 05.07.92; Dallas Morning News 12.12.98; Dallas Morning News 04.26.99; Boston Herald 07.23.99; Ft. Worth Star Telegram 12.08.00; Dallas Morning News 12.14.00; Telegram & Gazette 12.16.00; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; New Oxford Review 06.17.05; Star Telegram 02.16.06; CBS 11 08.11.06; Dallas Morning News 11.28.06; Star Telegram 11.28.06; Dallas Morning News 11.29.06; Star Telegram 11.29.06
Assignments:
Star Telegram 11.30.06 (add'l article); Dallas Morning News 2.14.08 (add'l article); Star Telegram 8.13.08 (add'l article); Star Telegram 8.21.12 (add'l article); Fort Worth Diocese 6.10.05; Documents from the Secret Archives of the Ft. Worth Diocese
Magee
Finian (Robert) BSuedFranciscanIn April, 2003 civil suit. McGee (properly spelled Magee) is accused of groping and rubbing against a 12 yr old boy in early 1970s. He was the boy's 6th grade homeroom teacher and allegedly molested him in the classroom and in his private school office. Died 8/27/93.Rockville Centre, NYSource:
Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn 08.27.93; Newsday 04.15.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record and Other Info
MageePatrick Francis1970PAccusedDiocesanWorked in Trenton. Returned to Ireland on vacation in 2003 where he was accused of abuse by man who said abuse occurred there more than 30 yrs previously when Magee was a seminary student. Allegations of abuse of 2 adults also raised in Trenton. Chargesin Ireland dropped in 2004 after alleged victim's suicide. Magee returned to Trenton and asked to be reinstated. He is shown as retired in 2007-2010 Catholic Directories.Trenton, NJSource:
Star-Ledger 01.03.04; Asbury Park Press 01.04.04; Asbury Park Press 01.08.04; Irish Voice 01.13.04; Ocean County Observer 03.28.04; Asbury Park Press 08.14.04; Asbury Park Press 10.02.04; Asbury Park Press (AP) 12.21.04
Magel
John E.1960PSuedDiocesanRetired 1995. Placed on leave 6/02 when one man filed suit against Archdiocese which alleged that Magel exposed himself to a group of boys by preparing a meal in the nude while on a camping trip. Same Plaintiff also alleged abuse by a parochial school teacher. Magel was returned to active (retired) status 3/03 when Archbishop Kelly determined there was no evidence he had abused children.Louisville, KYSource:
Courier-Journal 9.29.02 (Major Account); Courier-Journal 07.16.02; Courier-Journal 09.29.02; Courier-Journal 10.20.02; Courier-Journal 03.24.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Magnus
E. Neil1963PAccusedDiocesanA woman received "acknowledgment of crimes" and financial assistance for counseling from the archdiocese in 11/16 due to her claims of rape by Magnus and another priest, Rev. Joseph Maskell. Magnus was Keough High School's Religious Services Director, Maskell was chaplain and counselor. Per the woman they raped her at a CYO picnic in 9/70, when she was age 14 and a new Keough student. She said Magnus showed up in a police car and that the rape occurred after she was given a drink that weakened her. She said Fr. Maskell watched, then also raped her, and that his assaults continued through her high school years. She claimed, too, that on one occasion a Baltimore police officer joined Maskell and, after paying the priest, raped her. Magnus died 11/27/88. Magnus has been accused by at least one other former student, and Maskell by many. Both men have been implicated in the unsolved 1969 murder of Sr. Cathy Cesnik, to whom girls had confided abuse.Baltimore, MDSource:
Inside Baltimore 10.02.14; Inside Baltimore 10.02.14; Bilgrimage 05.16.15; Inside Baltimore 11.07.16; Huffington Post 05.14.17; Romper 05.19.17; Bustle 05.20.17; Inside Baltimore 08.04.17; Crime Report 11.08.17
MaguireFelix H.1950 ?PSuedDiocesanPolice investigation of allegations against Maguire in 1984 was suddenly dropped for no known reason. Medically retired in 1993 and moved to Florida. Jury awarded one plaintiff $262,803 in 1995 trial that was sealed from the public. Sued 1/03 by 21 yr old man who alleged assault when he was 15. Claims against Maguire were included in the 10/05 $22M settlement between Archdiocese and 45 people alleging abuse by 14 priests.Hartford, CTSource:
Hartford Courant 03.11.93; Hartford Courant 03.28.93; Hartford Courant 03.09.02; Hartford Courant 08.11.02; Hartford Courant 02.09.03; Associated Press 10.31.05; Hartford Courant 11.01.05; NY Times 11.01.05
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm
Maguire
Joseph T.1973PConvictedDiocesanTransferred 3 times in first 14 months after ordination. Diocese investigated 1974 allegation. Became Stigmatine in 1981. Investigated by police 1986. He was working in Ireland at the time and nothing done.No assignment since 1981 and faculties withdrawn 1994. Some claims in 11/02 settlement. 2 men filed criminal charges in 2003. Convicted 2004 and sentenced to 44 yrs prison. 8 others offered to testify as to his crimes against them. Died 2/05 while still in prison. Worked in Boston.Manchester, NHSource:
Associated Press 9.6.02; Union Leader 3.4.04; Union Leader 4.5.03; Union Leader 5.4.04; Union Leader 6.6.03; Union Leader 02.16.02; Union Leader 02.16.02; Union Leader 05.18.02; Union Leader 05.29.02; Nashua Telegraph 11.27.02; WMURChannel 5 02.26.03; Foster's Daily Democrat 04.17.03; Boston Herald 05.21.03; Union Leader 02.27.04; WMURChannel.com 03.22.04
Assignments:
Union Leader 2.23.05 (add'l article); NH AG Audit Records 3.26.09 (add'l article); Statement by Archdiocese of Boston 1.27.10 (add'l article); Daily News Tribune 1.27.10 (add'l article); Tribune 2.7.10 (add'l article); BA.org Assignment Record
Maguire
Thomas H.1976PAccusedDiocesanTook voluntary leave 10/28/12 without privileges after recent allegations of engaging in "inappropriate behavior in the presence of minors." Police investigators found no evidence of a crime. Had served as pastor at Saint Helen Mother of the Emperor Constantine Parish in Norwell since 2001. After publicity, more people came forward with accusations of sexual abuse during and prior to the mid-1990s. While assigned to St. John's in Canton MA, reportedly drank alcohol with youth involved in the CYO and, on one particluar occasion, touched himself sexually and offered money to the first boy who completed a sexual act. In 10/15 status was "Administrative Leave; Case in Process." Laicization announced 3/31/16.Boston, MASource:
Statement by Archdiocese of Boston 10.28.12; Boston Globe 10.29.12; Boston Herald (AP) 10.29.12; Patriot Ledger 10.29.12; WCVB 10.29.12; Archdiocese of Boston 03.31.16; Boston Globe 03.31.16; Reuters 03.31.16; Wicked Local Norwell 03.31.16; Archdiocese of Boston 04.08.16; Wicked Local Needham [MA] 04.22.16; Canton Citizen 05.06.16
Mahan
Paul J.1968PSuedDiocesan A 2000 suit claimed Mahan abused two of his nephews in 1994-1995 Another was filed in 1999. As of late 2002, at least 12 lawsuits had been filed against Mahan. More in 1/03. Archdiocese warned in 1994 and1995. Mahan was referred to as "dangerous" and"a threat to adolescent males." Sent for treatment twice. Privileges removed 1996. Involuntarily laicized 2/98.Boston, MASource:
Concord Monitor 6.6.02; Deposition of Bishop John McCormack 6.3.02; Boston Herald 01.14.99; Boston Globe 03.15.00; Boston Herald 06.14.00; Boston Herald 08.23.00; Boston Globe 01.28.02; Boston Herald 02.11.02; Boston Herald 02.25.02; Boston Herald 03.15.02; Boston Globe 05.17.02; Boston Herald 05.17.02; Boston Globe 05.23.02; Boston Globe 09.19.02; Boston Herald 09.19.02
Assignments:
The Day 1.30.03 (add'l article); Documents From Manchester Report 3.3.03 (add'l article); Massachusetts Attorney General's Report, p. 70 (PDF p. 76) 7.23.03 (add'l article); National Catholic Registry 8.25.11; BA.org Assignment Record
MaherDaniel J.1962PSuedDiocesanSued 9/05. Accused of abuse of 1 youth in 1973. Maher denied the allegations. Cleared by diocesan investigation 9/05 and returned to duty. Plaintiff's atty said in 9/05 that a second victim had come forward. Maher still active priest in 2007.Albany, NYSource:
Albany Times Union 9.3.05; Conservative Voice 9.9.05; Empire Journal 9.6.05; Empire Journal 9.9.05; Albany Times Union 05.19.05; Troy Record 05.19.05
MaherRobert J.1937PAccusedDiocesanAssisted and pastored parishes throughout the diocese. Longtime Superintendent of Diocesan Schools, and member of Diocesan Examiners of Clergy. Resided many years at an orphanage for girls. Died 6/19/90. In 8/16 the diocese publicly acknowledged that in 1994 it had received credible allegations of child sexual abuse against Maher, said to have occurred in the 1960s.Harrisburg, PASource:
York Daily Record 08.29.16
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Mahon
Gerald1971PSettledDiocesanMahon, Vicar General and former director of Vocations for Diocese, was accused of improprieties by two seminarians in cases that were never publicized and were settled out of court and sealed in early 1990s. Both settlements involved under $100K, mostly for counseling. One involved a seminarian who also implicated priests in 2-3 other dioceses. Other involved seminarian's allegations against Mahon, 3 other bishops and another vicar general. This was resolved by offering counseling and career training.Winona, MNSource:
St. Paul Pioneer Press 04.19.95; Sunday Oregonian 10.10.04
Mahoney
John E1964PSuedCapuchin FranciscanNamed for the first time in 4/03 lawsuit, Mahoney allegedly spanked and caressed the bare buttocks of an 11 year old boy on a trip to West Point in 1967. Future attempts to molest the boy 'occurred in the sacristy, the bell tower and in defendant's car.' At the time of the alleged abuse, Mahoney was the Director of the Capuchins' St Francis Retreat House, across the Hudson from West Point. For many years, Mahoney celebrated Mass at St Barnabas Church in Bellmore, on Long Island, where the complainant was a parishioner. Another accused Capuchin, Fr Gabriel Massaro, also has a Garrison connection. In addition to the Rockville Centre diocese and the NY archdiocese, Mahoney was assigned to a parish in the Manchester NH diocese 1990-1994. Died 12/15/04.Rockville Centre, NYSource:
Newsday 04.15.03; St Barnabas Church Bulletin 10.31.04; Capuchin Necrology 12.15.04; Journal News 12.15.04
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record and Other Info
MahoneyRobert1967PSuedDiocesanPer April 2002 article, two men filed civil suits in 1992 and 1993 against diocese and Mahoney. First plaintiff claimed abuse from 1981-1983 at an elementary school in South Bend; second claimed abuse from 1970-1972 at school in Mishawaka. Suits were dismissed 12/93 and 2/94 "with prejudice". No reasons were provided. (Note: May have been confidential settlements???). Laicized 7/25/06 per 11/18/07 snnounvrmrny.Fort Wayne-South Bend, INSource:
South Bend Tribune 4.1.02; Marshall County Life 08.16.92; Chicago Tribune 12.13.93; South Bend Tribune 02.19.94; Today's Catholic 11.18.07
Mahony (Bp)
Roger1962PAccusedDiocesanTwice accused of abuse. Never substantiated so no action taken. Retired 2011. Shown in 2013 release of documents to have "maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark about sexual abuse in their parishes." As of 2/1/13, his successor, Archbishop Gomez, stripped Mahony of all administrative or public duties. Still Bishop in Good Standing & will help elect new Pope..Los Angeles, CASource:
LA Archdiocesan Report, page 2, 02.17.04; NBC Southern California 01.02.13; The Media Report 01.28.13; ABC 6 01.31.13; Catholic News Agency 01.31.13; BBC News 02.01.13; CNN 02.01.13; Coshocton Tribune 02.01.13; LA Times 02.01.13; National Catholic Reporter 02.01.13; NY Times 02.01.13; Redlands Daily Facts 02.01.13; St Augustine Record 02.01.13; Statement by Archbishop Gomez 02.01.13; Statement by Archbishop Gomez in Spanish 02.01.13; LA Daily News 02.15.13; National Catholic Reporter 02.15.13; Vatican Insider 02.15.13; LA Times 12.01.13; LA Times 12.01.13
Assignments:
LA Weekly 2.1.13 (add'l article); Religion News Service 2.1.13 (add'l article); Cardinal Roger Mahony Blogs 2.1.13 (add'l article); National Catholic Reporter 2.1.13 (add'l article); Statement by Archbishop Gomez 2.1.13 (add'l article); LA Times 2.9.13 (add'l article)
Maiers
Brennan1963PAccusedBenedictineMan filed suit 2/92 saying Maiers abused him at age 9 in 1966. Suit settled out of court in late 1992. Maiers admitted abuse and also that he had been arrested for soliciting an undercover officer at adult movie theater in 1984. Also admitted to sexual relationships with a woman and 2 men in NY in 1970s. Permanently removed from ministry 2002. Living under restriction at St. John's Abbey. On their list released 12/9/13. Also on Addendum to 12/31/13 Duluth list & St. Cloud 1/3/14 list. St. Paul personnel file released 05/19/14.St. Cloud, MNSource:
Star Tribune 10.22.92; St Louis Post Dispatch 02.21.93; Associated Press 04.30.02; Star Tribune 06.07.02; Star Tribune 09.29.02; St Cloud Times 10.02.02; National Catholic Reporter 12.13.02; St Cloud Times 07.06.03; St John's Abbey Website 06.01.07; Star Tribune 03.30.11; St Cloud Times 04.01.11

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