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The staff at BishopAccountability.org has begun to assemble a library of assignment records for accused priests and others who figure in the crisis. Some we have developed ourselves from the Official Catholic Directory, diocesan documents, and investigative reports. Others were created by lawyers and investigative reporters. Others were created by the dioceses themselves and relinquished under subpoena, or were prepared by the dioceses in response to investigation by law enforcement.

 
 
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Total Individuals: 1004     
Last First Ord T Status D/O Notes Diocese Source/Assignments
Abercrombie Leonard A. 1946 P Accused Diocesan Letter 7/93 to Pope JP II, Stafford, and Mahony, alleged abuse of boy 1953-57 from age 7 and counted several victims. Said Abercrombie admitted abuse to victim's sister in 1992. USAF chaplain 1950-53 in LA. Baker diocese 1962-64 but listed on sick leave. VA chaplain in LA 1972-93. Retired. Died 10/94. Late 1950s abuse alleged to Denver in 2002. CA suit 2003. LA Arch. rpt 2/17/04 noted 2 CA victims in 1970s. 1st CO suit filed 9/20/05. At least 9 men allege abuse. Some suits mediated. Others settled 7/08. Denver, CO Source:
Murphy Letter to Pope 7.93; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 3; Denver Post 9.13.05; Denver Post 9.21.05 ; LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; Denver Post 12.18.05; Denver Post 2.04.06; Rocky Mountain News 2.14.06; Denver Post 5.06.06; Rocky Mountain News 5.24.06; Rocky Mountain News 6.01.06; Denver Post 11.02.06; Denver Post 11.13.06 ; Denver Post 1.05.07; Colorado Springs Gazette 2.18.07
Assignments:
Rocky Mountain News 9.14.07 (add'l article); Rocky Mountain News 4.12.08 (add'l article); Colorado Springs Gazette 5.25.08 (add'l article); Denver Post 7.2.08 (add'l article); Assignment Record; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Abruzzese Joseph A. 1990 P Convicted Diocesan Placed on leave in 11/93. Pleaded no contest in 1994 to second-degree sexual assault for grabbing and fondling a 16 yr old boy in a local park. Sentenced to 5 yrs probation and counseling. Shown as Absent on Leave per 1995 - 2002 Official Catholic Directories. He is not listed after 2002. Current status unknown. Providence, RI Source:
Providence Journal-Bulletin 1.14.94; Providence Journal-Bulletin 7.03.94; Providence Journal 9.24.94
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Acres John H. 1983 P Sued Jesuit Sued 2002. Accused of abuse of Students at Boston College High School. He has officially left the Order per 3/02 article. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 3.08.02; Boston Herald 3.08.02
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Adamson
Thomas 1958 P Settled Diocesan Accused of abuse multiple times. At least 12 filed late 1980s-early 1990s.One went to trial with major verdict for Plaintiff 12/90. New civil suit filed 4/06. Adamson abused in Winona Diocese prior to transfer to St Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese. Experts say he may have abused as many as 100 boys. Total estimated settlements for abuse by Adamson is over $6 million. St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN Source:
United Press International 2.03.87; United Press International 2.13.87; United Press International 4.14.88; Star Tribune 12.11.88 ; United Press International 9.20.89; United Press International 11.03.90; United Press International 12.07.90; Chicago Tribune 5.02.91; United Press International 3.24.92; Star Tribune 5.23.92; Star Tribune 4.13.02; Star Tribune 2.28.04; Pioneer Press 4.25.06 ; La Crosse Tribune 4.27.06; Leader Telegram [WI] 1.29.07
Assignments:
My Fox Twin Cities 2.01.07 (add'l article); Leader-Telegram 1.11.08 (add'l article); Winona Daily News 1.12.08 (add'l article); Church Assignment Record; Sexual Abuse Resume
Aguilar-Rivera
Nicolas 1970 P Charged Diocesan Ordained Mexico. Visiting priest in LA as of 1987. Warrant issued 1988 for alleged abuse of at least 2. Fled US after warrant issued. LA archdiocese counts 13 accusers. See excellent recap in Dallas Morning News Article. In Sept. 2006 certain survivorsfiled civil suit in Los Angeles accusing a Cardinal from Mexico of covering up Aguilar's past and helping get him transferred to US before he abused them. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Times 8.18.02; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 3; Dallas Morning News 6.22.04 (Major Account); LA Times 4.30.04 ; Dallas Morning News 6.22.04; SF Chronicle 9.19.06; Houston Chronicle 9.20.06; Press-Enterprise (AP) 9.19.06; Monsters and Critics 9.20.06; CBS 2 9.19.06; SignOnSanDiego 9.20.06; NY Times 9.20.06; Charlotte observer (AP) 9.20.06 ; Mendez v. Mahony et al, 2006 civil suit; NY Times 10.21.06
Assignments:
McClatchy Newspapers 5.16.07 (add'l article); International Herald Tribune 8.08.07 (add'l article); Daily Breeze 10.02.07 (add'l article); Documents relevant to the Aguilar Case; LA Times Database 4.20.06; LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05
Ahearn Thomas Kieran 1964 P Convicted Franciscan Ahearn arrested Jan. 1993 and charged with molesting 14 yr old youth he picked up while on a skiing vacation. He was found guilty of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and sentenced to 2 yrs probation. Youth also filed a civil suit in 1995. Personnel produced to Court in 1999. Ahearn died in Dec. 1997. Bridgeport, CT Source:
Associated Press 1.21.93; Boston Globe 1.22.93; Hartford Courant 3.11.93; Hartford Courant 3.28.93 ; Hartford Courant 3.08.94; Boston Globe 3.10.94; Danbury News-Times 12.19.97; Connecticut Post 11.13.02
Assignments:
Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm
Ahern
Richard J. 1954 P Accused Stigmatine 1st accusation surfaced in 1984 and Ahern never assigned to public ministry after that. He died in 2001. Beginning in 2002, he was named as abuser in several suits alleging abuse in 1970s. His personnel file included 1993 complaint that he had abused a13 yr old boy in 1960s and also a complaint that he had molested an altar boy between 1959-1961 in Virginia when he was a pastor there.. Springfield, MA Source:
Boston Globe 8.10.02; Boston Herald 12.12.02; Boston Globe 12.12.02; 8.18.93 Letter re allegations of abuse by Ahern and others ; Description of 1959-61 Abuse; Restricted from Springfield MA & Difficulties in Lynn
Assignments:
Stigmatine Biography; Boston Faculties Record; Letter Documenting Ahern's Work with Shanley
Albeke (Albecke) Henry A. 1973 P Settled Diocesan Claims against Albeke were settled by Diocese as part of massive settlement 10/03. Diocese paid $21M to 40 people who claim that they were abused by 16 priests, including Albeke. Albeke is only priest on the list whose name had not previouslybeen made public. He was placed on leave 8/02 after a man reported he had been abused by the priest in 1978 at St. Jude Church in Monroe. Name is also spelled Albecke. Bridgeport, CT Source:
Connecticut Post 10.16.03; Connecticut Post 10.17.03; Associated Press 10.17.03
Assignments:
Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm
Alexander Joseph J.   B Accused Benedictine Lafayette, LA Diocese placed Alexander on leave 4/02 after allegations that he abused a youth in the early 1960s prior to ordination. At the time of the alleged abuse, Alexander was a Benedictine monk in Uniontown, KY and the boy was a student at a nearby seminary. Alexander "acknowledged his involvement" in the incident. Alexander joined the Benedictine order in 1955. He became a priest in Lafayette in 1973. Owensboro, KY Source:
Associated Press 4.15.02; Daily Advertiser 4.16.02; Advocate 4.16.02; Associated Press 4.16.02 ; Associated Press 4.17.02; Daily Advertiser 5.10.02
Assignments:
Associated Press 4.16.02
Alzugaray Joseph F. 1967 P Sued Diocesan Sued 2004. Accused of abuse of girl, age 8. He sued her for defamation of character (also sued SNAP and woman's attorney) but his suit dismissed 4/06. Officially incardinated into Diocese of Santa Rosa in 1996. Apparently still active as of 5/06. Diocese said he was absolved of wrongdoing in 1995 and again in 2005. SNAP sued him for malicious prosecution and settled. Diocese reopened the investigatin 2/08. Los Angeles, CA Source:
Napa Valley Register 12.26.03; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 3; Napa Valley Register 4.10.06; LA Times 9.19.06 ; The Wanderer 2.06.04; NapaNews.com 9.23.04; LA Times 9.21.04; Press Democrat 3.21.04; NBC4 5.21.04; Register 3.14.05; Pasadena Weekly 6.15.06; Napa Valley Register 9.23.06; City News Service 4.15.08 ; Press Democrat 9.16.08
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Andersen
Andrew Christian 1982 P Convicted Diocesan Convicted 1986 of 26 counts of felony molestation of 4 boys. Sentenced to 5 yrs probation after treatment at Servants of Paracletes. Continued to molest boys while in therapy. Arrested in New Mexico in 1990 for abuse of another youth. Sentenced to 6 yrs prison for violating Calif. probation. Laicized in mid-1990s. Current whereabouts unnknow. Prior to 2005 there has been $4.62 mil in settlements regarding Andersen. Orange, CA Source:
LA Times 4.26.86; LA Times 9.30.86; LA Times 11.25.86; OC Register 1.04.87 ; San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87 (Major Accounts); San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87; OC Register 5.03.90; OC Register 7.19.90; LA Times 1.11.04; OC Weekly 2.05.04; OC Weekly 4.12.04; OC Register 5.17.05; NY Times 5.19.05 ; LA Times 5.25.05; OC Weekly 5.27.05
Assignments:
California Catholic Daily 10.12.07 (add'l article); Orange Diocesan Personal Record; Directory Listings Compiled by Arellano of OC Weekly
Anderson Roger   P Accused Capuchins Accused of abuse from 1981-1983 at Old Mission Santa Ines. LA archdiocese counts 2 accusers. Named in at least 1 civil suit. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 4; John Roe 4 vs. Does, Cause No. 1156450, Superior Court of California
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Aranda Sofronio A. (Pon) 1963 P Diocesan Diocesan In 2004 Diocese named him as one of six priests accused of the sexual abuse of minors. Allegations against all six were received during 2003 and deemed credible by Diocese. Per March 1996 obituary, he was born in the Philippines; came to the states in1975. Worked in Corona for 5 years and moved to Texas in 1992 or 1993. In Texas he served the Diocese of Galveston-Houston. Chaplain at county Hospital. Subject of $1.55 mil settlement in 2005. Died 3/1996. Orange, CA Source:
Press Enterprise 3.26.96; OC Weekly 7.09.04; OC Weekly 3.04.05; OC Register 5.17.05
Assignments:
Orange Diocesan Personal Record; Directory Listings Compiled by Arellano of OC Weekly
Argencourt Roger   B Accused Bro.of Sacred Heart Placed on leave 1/02 and sued 4/02 re abuse in 1973-1974 at Bishop Guertin H.S. He admitted abuse in court records. Also admitted abuse of another student. Second suit filed at a later date. One case settled 11/03. Authorities in Rhode Island were preparing to file charges re abuse at Mount Saint Charles Academy when Argencourt died in 9/02. Several other abusers at Bishop Guerin. Manchester, NH Source:
Associated Press 3.27.02; Associated Press 3.28.02; Union Leader 3.29.02; Associated Press 4.24.02 ; Union Leader 4.25.02; Associated Press 9.25.02; Providence Journal Bulletin 9.25.02; Associated Press 10.1.02; Providence Journal Bulletin 10.7.02; Associated Press 2.12.03; Manchester Report by NH Atty General 3.3.03; Documents from Manchester Report by NH Atty General 3.3.03; Manchester Union Leader 3.4.03 ; Union Leader 4.2.03; Lowell Sun 9.3.03
Assignments:
Associated Press 11.19.03 (add'l article)
Arias Andreas < 1936 P Sued Diocesan Civil suit alleges abuse in 1936 in Lompoc. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Arzube
Juan (Bp.) 1954 P Sued Diocesan In 2003 allegations arose re abuse of an 11 yr old boy between 1975-1976 when he was pastor at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in East Los Angeles. LA archdiocese listed only 1 accuser. Arzube retired 1993. Named in civil suit which was included in massive $660 mil settlement with Archdiocese in summer, 2007. Died 12/25/07. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1; Tidings 1.11.08; LA Times 1.12.08; BA.org list of U.S. Bishops Accused of Abuse 4.14.08
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Atherton Gregory   B Sued Servite Sued 1993. Accused of abuse of 3 boys.. LA archdiocese counts 5 accusers alleging abuse between 1967-1986. Also abused in Orange Diocese. 2 suits filed there 1/03. Orange made 2005 settlement for $4,169,325 but did not include him in list of abusive priests. Per 2002 article, he is still part of Order and works at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother in Portland, Ore. under close supervision. Orange, CA Source:
LA Times 4.22.93; OC Register 4.23.93; OC Register 6.03.97; OC Register 5.05.02 ; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 (article); LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 7; OC Weekly 3.04.05; OC Register 5.17.05
Assignments:
Directory Listings Compiled by Arellano of OC Weekly; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Atwater
John T. 1963 P Accused Diocesan In 2002 it was revealed that in 1993 a student accused Atwater of abuse while he was director of Cardinal Cushing Academy in Scituate, MA in 1971 when boy was 14. Atwater denied allegations. Sent for therapy which said he "had no sexual conflicts." In 2/02 another man alleged he was abused by Atwater at same school some time after 1967. In 9/04 one man says he was abused by Atwater, then director of Cushing Hall Academy, at age 12 (approx. 1969) . Died 2006. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 9.13.02; Boston Globe 3.5.03; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Aube
Paul L. 1970 P Settled Diocesan Police found Aube & boy in car having sex in 1975, Suit filed 4/02 accused him of abusing one youth from 1979-1986 in Rochester, NH. 5/02 suit alleged he abused 13 yr old boy between 1970 and 1972. Placed on leave in 1994. One claim settled for 25K. At least 1 claim included in 11/02 $5M settlement involving 62 victims and 28 priests. Laicized by Pope Benedict XVI 5/20/05. Manchester, NH Source:
Union Leader 2.16.02; Associated Press 5.15.02; Union Leader 5.16.02; Union Leader 11.27.02 ; Boston Globe (AP) 2.16.03; Union Leader 2.19.03; Manchester Report by NH Atty General 3.3.03; Union Leader 3.4.03; Union Leader 3.4.03; Union Leader 3.4.03; Concord Monitor 8.13.05
Assignments:
Manchester Diocesan File Summary; BA.org Assignment Record with Links to Articles and Documents
Aubut
Charles E. 1941 P Accused Diocesan Accused of abuse per diocesan records. Died 4/19/02. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 1.31.03
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Avery
Edward V. 1970 P Accused Diocesan Accused of abuse of 16 yr old boy in 1978. Avery denies abuse; says he never learned of allegations until 1992. Placed on leave in 1993 and then reassigned after about 6 months as hospital chaplain. Placed on leave again in 2003. Laicization announced March 2006. Philadelphia, PA Source:
Philadelphia Inquirer 12.18.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 12.19.03; Philadelphia Daily News 12.19.03; Philly Grand Jury Abuse-Response Summary ; Philadelphia Inquirer 4.07.06; Duluth News Tribune 4.08.06
Assignments:
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Priest Data Profile
Avila
Jose Maria B. 1930 P Accused Diocesan One of 21 names of accused priests published by the Fall River DA 9/02. Name was misspelled as George Avellar. List says one alleged victim. DA's office confirmed allegations regarding Avila 9/26/02. May have molested over 100 children over 44 year career. Apparently his history was well known around several of the older Portuguese parishes. Retired in 1974. Died in 1988. Fall River, MA Source:
Obituary 11.5.88; Boston Globe 9.27.02; Boston Herald 9.27.02; Survivors First 7.30.03 ; Herald News (MA) 7.31.03; Herald News 11.2.03; Cape Cod Times 11.25.03
Assignments:
BA.org Detailed Assignment Record
Azzarone, Jr.
Daniel M. 1978 P Arrested Diocesan Complaints received as early as 1985, 1992 and 1998-1999. Only placed on leave 11/01 after he was accused of abusing a 15 yr old boy on Caribbean cruise in 11/00. Abuse continued until 2001, often in rectory. Another youth also accused him of abuse. Pleaded no contest to two counts of first-degree sexual assault 9/05 and sentenced to 3 yrs prison & 7 yrs probation. Named in 2005 civil suit which settled 8/08 as part of $1.326M settlement by Providence Diocese. Providence, RI Source:
Providence Journal-Bulletin 11.16.01; Providence Journal-Bulletin 3.20.02; Boston Globe 3.20.02; Providence Journal-Bulletin 4.06.02 ; Providence Journal-Bulletin 4.25.02; Dallas Morning News 6.12.02; Providence Journal 7.18.05; Providence Journal 9.06.05; Providence Journal 9.07.05; Providence Journal 12.02.07; Providence Journal 8.31.08
Assignments:
Detailed BA.org Assignment Record
Baca Paul M. 1949 P Settled Diocesan Woman filed suit 1/00. Alleged a sexual relationship with Baca for one year beginning 1973 when she was 15. Suit also alleged relatioship resumed in 1989 and lasted until 1990s. Woman had a videotape and transcript wherein Baca admitted "repetitive sexual contact." He resigned. Suit was settled 6/00 for undisclosed amount of money. Settlement also covered claims by another woman who claimed Baca had a 2 year affair with her which ended in 2000. Santa Fe, NM Source:
Albuquerque Journal 1.13.00; Albuquerque Tribune 1.13.00; Albuquerque Tribune 1.14.00 ; Albuquerque Journal 1.17.00; Albuquerque Tribune 1.21.00; Albuquerque Journal 6.8.00
Assignments:
Albuquerque Tribune 1.15.00
Baccellieri Joseph A. 1966 P Sued Diocesan Removed from active duty in 2002. 2 men filed suits in 2004 alleging abuse in 1970s at Central Catholic High School. One plaintiff had a secretly recorded tape wherein Baccelliere seemed to admit molesting the Plaintiffs and indicating that there were other victims. Placed on leave in 1992 after allegation of abuse in 1970s involving teenage males. Went to rehab & then reassigned to several parishes beginning in 1994. Supposedly reassigned on limited basis under close supervision. Portland, OR Source:
The Oregonian 2.23.04; Associated Press 2.23.04; Press Release by Archdiocese of Portland 2.23.04; The Oregonian 2.24.04 ; San Francisco Chronicle 7.10.04; The Oregonian 6.24.05; The Oregonian 11.12.06; Oregonian Table 11.12.06; The Oregonian 6.06.07 (Documents); Final Report of Document Arbitration 11.24.08
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bacigalupo Leonard 1930 P Accused Franciscan Per Jan. 2003 articles, Bacigalupo was accused of unspecified abuse at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in East Boston in 1969 or 1970. His personnel file had just been released. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 1.31.03; Boston Herald 1.31.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Baker
Michael Stephen 1974 P Settled Diocesan Accused of abuse. 2 brothers settled in 2000 for $1.3M. Criminal charges dropped due to Supreme Court ruling. LA archdiocese counts 23 accusers. Arrested again 1/06. Laicized 12/5/2000 per LA Times Database. Included in Dec. 2006 $60 mil settlement re22 priests. Also included in massive $660 mil settlement of LA Arch cases 7/07. Pleaded guity 12/07 to abuse of 2 boys. Sentenced to 10 yrs 4 mo in prison. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Times 08.18.02; AP 7.15.03; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1; KTLA 1.20.06 ; LA Times 12.02.06; LA Times 12.12.06; KNX 12.12.06; LA Times 12.13.06; Contra Costa Times 1.04.07; LA Times 1.04.07; Lompoc Record 1.05.07; LA Times 3.07.07; California Catholic Daily 3.09.07 ; Monterey Herald 3.16.07; LA Times 7.15.07
Assignments:
LA Times 7.30.07 (add'l article); Union Tribune 7.30.07 (add'l article); San Gabriel Valley Tribune 11.17.07 (add'l article); LA Times 12.04.07 (add'l article); LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Balak Frederick R.   P Sued Diocesan Named as abuser in Addendum to Archdiocese Report. 1 accuser claims abuse from 1967-1968. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Balcom
Gary E. 1972 P Accused Diocesan In 1993 lawsuit, Balcom was accused of showering with an altar boy, fondling him, giving him alcohol and threatening him in 1970s. Admitted molesting 8 or 9 children. Placed on sick leave in 1985, privileges removed in 1992 and laicized in 1998. Died 10/02. Boston, MA Source:
Letter to Rev. Richard Lennon 9.15.97; Rev. Richard Lennon letter to Cardinal Law 4.23.98; Boston Globe 12.10.02; Boston Herald 12.10.02 ; Patriot Ledger 12.10.02; Newsday 2.10.03; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Ball Bruce E. 1978 P Convicted Diocesan 1993 plea of no contest to charge of sexual contact w/ 12 yr old boy during therapy session. Total of 4 known victims. Sentenced to 5 yrs prison; released 3/96. On parole thru 12/97. Laicized at his own request as of 8/11/97. Settlement of $100K in 1993(?). In 1993 La Crosse diocese told Baltimore of 2 claims against Ball during the time he was a seminarian for La Crosse in Baltimore in mid 1970s. Died 2003. La Crosse, WI Source:
Wisconsin State Journal 6.21.92; Wisconsin State Journal 7.7.92; Chicago Tribune 10.14.92; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3.17.96 ; Wisconsin State Journal 3.22.96; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9.30.98; Baltimore Sun 8.21.02; Washington Post 8.22.02; Baltimore Sun 9.26.02; La Crosse Tribune 1.9.04; Marshfield News-Herald 8.27.04
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Ball Edward Lawrence 1966 P Convicted Sacred Heart Indicted on 4 counts of abuse of minors 9/92; plea of guilty to 1 count. Sentenced to 9 mo jail and 5 yr probation. Total of three victims. Family of two boys settled out of court 1994. Ball criminally charged in 1999 and pleaded no contest in 2001 to 31 counts of sexually abusing two other boys from 1979-1986. He was sentenced to 3 years in prison. $4.2M civil settlement. from Diocese & Order in 6/03. San Bernardino, CA Source:
Press-Enterprise 5.02.93; Chicago Tribune 10.10.99; Press Enterprise 10.11.99; Press Enterprise 10.20.00 ; Press Enterprise 12.30.00; Inland Valley Daily Bulletin 7.15.02; San Bernardino Sun 6.30.03; San Bernardino Sun 6.30.03 (2nd); San Bernardino Sun 7.02.03; Find Law 7.17.03; Press Enterprise 8.16.03; Press Enterprise 10.17.03; Reno Gazette-Journal 7.30.05
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Banaszek
Stanley F. 1970 P Settled Maryknoll Accused of sexually assaulting a former altar boy in 1985 at St. Anthony of Padua in Bridgeport, CT. Case was settled with others by the Bridgeport diocese in 10/03. Name occasionally spelled Bonaszek. Bridgeport, CT Source:
Connecticut Post 10.20.02; Connecticut Post 11.13.02; Connecticut Post 10.16.03; Associated Press 10.17.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Banko
John M. 1972 P Convicted Diocesan Removed from ministry 2000. Convicted 2002 on charges of molesting 11 yr old boy in 1993. Received a 15-year sentence. Included in 1/03 settlement re abuse by 5 priests. 9 other alleged victims have also come forward. Additional criminal charges filed9/06 alleging abuse of 1 victim in 1994-1995. Pleaded not guilty 11/06. Trial started 5/08 and he was convicted again as of 5/13/08. Sentenced 9/08 to add'l 18 years. Still a priest, but inactive. Metuchen, NJ Source:
Star Ledger 8.3.01; NY Times 1.31.03; New Jersey Times 5.21.03; NY Times 7.16.03 ; Diocese of Metuchen 2.27.04; Star Ledger 2.2.03; Courier News 9.7.06; The Times (NJ) 9.7.06; Express Times 9.7.06; Star Ledger 9.8.06; Express Times 9.8.06; Courier News 11.4.06; Express Times 11.4.06 ; Express Times 1.27.07; Express Times 5.7.07
Assignments:
Express Times 6.2.07 (add'l article); Home News Tribune 6.30.07 (add'l article); Star Ledger 5.6.08 (add'l article); Star-Ledger 5.13.08 (add'l article); Home News Tribune 9.5.08 (add'l article); Star-Ledger 9.6.08 (add'l article)
Baranowski Alexander Sylvester 1955 P Accused Diocesan Newly identified as abuser in Chicago Archdiocesan report 3/06. Chicago, IL Source:
Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06 page 1
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Barmasse
Kevin P. 1982 P Sued Diocesan Sued 2003. Accused of abuse from 1982-1988. (Also allegations in Tucson, AZ). LA archdiocese counts 8 accusers. Settlement in Arizona in 2005/2006 under bankruptcy plan for 5 claiming abuse by Barmasse. These individuals also sued LA Arch and were included in massive $660 mil settlement 7/07. Criminal investigation reopened in Arizona 7/07. Los Angeles, CA Source:
Arizona Daily Star 3.30.03; Arizona Daily Star 10.5.03; Tucson Citizen 10.6.03; Arizona Daily Star 10.25.03 ; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1; OC Weekly 7.16.04; Arizona Daily Star 7.10.05; LA Times 10.12.05; Thousand Oaks Acorn 11.3.05; LA Times 4.20.06; Arizona Daily Star 6.01.06; Arizona Daily-Star 7.10.07; Arizona Daily Star 7.17.07 ; Arizona Daily Star 7.17.07 (2nd); Arizona Daily Star 7.27.07
Assignments:
Fox 11 7.27.07 (add'l article); Arizona Daily Star 7.30.07 (add'l article); LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; http://www.bishop-accountability.org/ca_la/LA_Times_Assignments.htm#barmasse; Diocese of Tucson List of Accused Priests n.d.
Barrett John F. 1959 P Accused Diocesan Placed on leave 5/02 re old accusations that he molested an 8th grade boy in Catholic cchool in 1968. Original claim was made in 1991 but the man says that Diocese cancelled meeting with him at last minute when he wanted to bring either his wife or attorney with him. The victim let the matter drop until 2002 when investigator for Diocese contacted him. Cleared by Diocesan investigation 6/10/02 and returned to duty. Diocese said claims could not be substantiated and victim was not cooperating. Joliet, IL Source:
Chicago Daily Herald 5.06.02; Chicago Sun Times 5.08.02; Chicago Tribune 5.08.02; Chicago Sun-Times 5.12.02 ; Chicago Daily Herald 6.09.02
Assignments:
Chicago Daily Herald 5.07.02
Barrett
Robert E. 1963 P Settled Diocesan Was working as priest and coach of Framingham MA church swim team when he is alleged to have abused 15 yr old youth for almost two years in 1967-1968. First complaints received in 1993. Civil suit filed 4/97 and settled in 2001. Laicized in 1998. Died3/08. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 4.8.97;
Letter rom Barrett to Then-Father Lennon 5.19.98; Boston Globe 12.13.02; Patriot Ledger 2.11.03 ; Patriot Ledger 10.20.08
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Bartz
Richard Barry 1974 P Accused Diocesan In 1980s Bartz was on faculty of a seminary where he allegedly had sex with a minor male (may have been other victims as well). He went on leave indefinitely and was returned to duty at Columbus Hospital in 1988 only under restrictions and monitoring. Served there until 2001. Left position at another hospital in 2002 anticipating action by Archdiocese. Chicago, IL Source:
USA Today 11.11.02; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 1.17.03; Chicago Tribune 6.20.02 ; Journal of Oak Park and River Forest 11.11.07
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Baskett John C. 1945 P Accused Diocesan Accused in 2007 of seducing 15-yr-old girl in 1952 after using alcohol to incapacitate her. Suit filed 3/08. Abuse included intercourse & continued through 1954. He was then transferred to a parish now located in the Jefferson City MO diocese. Became Air Force chaplain in 1955, first as part of Kansas City MO, then as Springfield-Cape Girardeau priest. On duty in Raleigh diocese 1978-79, then not listed in Directory. Died 6/23/95 in Las Vegas. Civil suit settled 8/08 in $10M settlement re 12 priests. Kansas City-St. Joseph, MO Source:
Police Report 2.9.07; Kansas City Star 3.06.08; Kansas City Star 8.20.08; Kansas City Star 8.20.08 ; Statement by Plaintiff in Voice from the Desert 11.2.08
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bass
Francis E. 1948 P Sued Diocesan Served as diocesan director of vocations and served on priest personnel board. Accusations of abuse were received by Diocese 6/92; Bass then retired. 1st suit filed 10/03 alleged abuse by Bass and Fr. James Janssen. Numerous other suits also filed. Settlements in 2004 & 2006. Allegations were deemed credible. Total of 18 accusers. Diocese requested that he be laicized but in 01/05 Vatican ruled he would lead a life of penance and prayer. Davenport, IA Source:
6.29.92 Letter to Bishop contained in Bass Personnel File; John Doe III v. Janssen, Bass, Geerts, and Diocese of Davenport: Statement of Undisputed Facts; Pleadings from John Doe II v. Father Francis Bass et al; Des Moines Register 10.01.03 ; Quad-City Times 10.31.03; Quad-City Times 11.24.03; Des Moines Register 2.06.04 ; Quad-City Times 2.24.04; Des Moines Register 3.18.04; Quad-City Times 10.29.04; WQAD 1.18.05; Quad-City Times 5.17.05; Quad-City Times 7.25.05 ; Des Moines Register 7.26.05; Des Moines Register (AP) 2.16.06
Assignments:
Iowa City Press-Citizen 2.11.08 (add'l article); Quad-City Times 7.10.08 (add'l article); Quad-City Times 7.18.08 (add'l article); Concise BA.org Assignment Record; Detailed BA.org Assignment Record; Catholic Messenger 7.17.08
Beaudet George 1975 P Accused Diocesan Name released by the diocese in Jan. 2007. Had been placed on leave in 2000 after allegation of abuse dating back to 1979. Additional complaints were received in 2002. Laicization was announced 5/08. Portland, ME Source:
Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram 1.28.07; Sun Journal 1.28.07; WMTC 1.28.07; WCSH 1.28.07 ; Bangor Daily News 1.29.07; Bishop's Statement in keepMEcurrent 1.29.07; Morning Sentinel 1.31.07; Maine Today (AP) 5.30.08; Morning Sentinel 6.3.08; News Press 6.7.08
Assignments:
KeepMECurrent 1.29.07
Beaulieu Guy   B Settled Brothers of Sacred Heart Alleged in multiple 2002-2004 suits to have abused at least 20 students over 20 year period at Bishop Guertin High School in New Hampshire and at Camp Fatima. He admitted abuse during depositions. Transferred to retirement home in RI in 1990. Complaints made to school officials in 1970s and 1990s. Claims included in 11/02 & 8/03 & 5/04 settlements. Multiple known abusers at Bishop Guertin. Manchester, NH Source:
Portland Press Herald 11.13.97; Associated Press 3.26.02; Union Leader 3.29.02; Union Leader 5.29.02 ; Union Leader 5.30.02; Associated Press 7.29.02; Union Leader 7.30.02; Nashua Telegraph 11.27.02; Foster?s Daily Democrat (AP) 2.6.03; Associated Press 2.12.03; Documents from NH Atty General Report 3.3.03; Union Leader 3.4.03; Nashua Telegraph 3.14.03 ; Portsmouth Herald (AP) 5.17.03; TheChamplainChannel.com 7.3.03
Assignments:
Union Leader 7.9.03 (add'l article); Union Leader 8.30.03 (add'l article); Lowell Sun 9.3.03 (add'l article); Union Leader 10.2.03 (add'l article); Union Leader 2.5.04 (add'l article); Union Leader 6.3.04 (add'l article)
Becker
Franklyn W. 1964 P Sued Diocesan Ministry restricted 7/02 for alleged abuse. Arrested 5/03 on charges he abused a teenage boy in San Diego CA in late 1970s; case ended 7/03 by Supreme Court's Stogner decision. Worked in Wheeing-Charleston WV and St. Louis MO in mid-1970s. Civil suit filed 12/03 claiming abuse in 1982; dismissed on SOL; upheld by appeals court 8/06. A claim included in $16.65M settlement 9/1/06. Laicized per 11/27/07 Milwaukee list. First allegation reported to archdiocese 3/63 when Becker was seminarian. Milwaukee, WI Source:
Grand Forks Herald (AP) 8.29.06; St. Paul Pioneer Press 8.30.06; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9.01.06; Chicago Tribune 9.02.06 ; TheMilwaukeeChannel.com 9.07.06; Catholic Online 9.07.06; Chippewa Herald 3.30.07; Lompoc Record 3.30.07; San Diego Union Tribune 3.31.07; Capital Times 4.25.07; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5.24.07; Pioneer Press 7.11.07; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7.11.07 ; Journal Times 7.13.07; Diocese of San Diego List 3.30.07
Assignments:
LA Daily Journal 7.06.07 (add'l article); Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1.31.08 (add'l article); Archdiocese of Milwaukee Records Regarding Father; Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee 2.01.08; Statement by Archbishop of Milwaukee 2.01.08 (add'l article); WISN 2.21.08 (add'l article)
Becker
Robert Charles 1965 P Settled Diocesan Settled 2003. Accused of abuse. Included in 10/03 settlement. New lawsuit filed 4/06 alleges abuse by Becker and another priest. Archdiocese settled at least 1 claim in 5/07 $6.65 mil settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. At least 1 claim included in 8/08 $12.7M settlement involving 11 priests and 16 plaintiffs. Died 10/89. Chicago, IL Source:
Chicago Tribune 10.3.03; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06 page 1; Chicago Tribune 4.25.06; Chicago Sun-Times 4.25.06 ; Daily Southtown 5.29.07; Chicago Tribune 8.12.08; WBBM 8.12.08; Chicago Tribune 8.13.08
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Beltran
Gerardo 1982 P Charged Diocesan Warrant issued 1992. Accused in 1991 of abuse of young girls. Fled to Mexico before the warrant could be served and was active priest there. 2007 article reported that the Mexican villagers wanted Beltran removed because rumors had circulated about him and teenage girls for many years. Never able to meet with Bishop. Another US victim (a male) came forward in 2/07. Suit filed 3/07. Diocese sued victim 8/07. Arrested in Mexico 3/08 but released 8/08 before extradition. Another victim came forward 4/08. Sacramento, CA Source:
Sacramento Bee 3.20.92;
Dallas Morning News 3.16.05; Sacramento Bee 3.18.05; Appeal-Democrat 3.19.05 ; CBS 13 2.06.07; Sacramento Bee 2.09.07; CBS 13 3.01.07; Sacramento Bee 3.21.07; CBS 13 3.21.07; CBS 13 5.07.07; CBS 13 8.28.07; Sacramento Bee 8.29.07; News 10 3.14.08 ; Sacramento Bee 3.14.08; Sacramento Bee 3.15.08
Assignments:
California Catholic Daily 3.21.08 (add'l article); Sacramento Bee 4.01.08 (add'l article); CBS 13 4.01.08 (add'l article); Sacramento Bee 8.21.08 (add'l article); California Catholic Daily 8.22.08
Bender
Thomas J. 1961 P Convicted Diocesan Convicted 1988. Abuse of boy. 7 years probation. New accusations 2006 where he was arrested on charges of online solicitation of detective posing as 14 yr old boy. Bender pleaded guilty July, 2006. In August, 2006 he asked to withdraw his guilty plea based on a recent appellate decision. Pleaded guilty to federal charges in Feb. 2007. Sentenced to 10 yrs prison May, 2008. Laicized in May, 2005. Allentown, PA Source:
San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87 (Major Accounts); The Morning Call 3.22.06; Newsday 3.22.06; The Morning Call 3.29.06 ; Northender 7.14.06; 1010 Wins 7.17.06; The Morning Call 7.19.06; North Country Gazette 8.23.06; WNBC 8.24.06; am New York 2.28.07; NEPA News (AP) 3.01.07; Times Leader 4.18.08; WNBC 4.22.08 ; WBNC 5.15.08; Philly.com (AP) 5.21.08
Assignments:
Newsday 5.22.08 (add'l article)
Bendillo
Nicholas Paul   B Convicted Brothers of Sacred Heart Known as "Br. Vic." Taught at McGill-Toolen High School in Mobile from 1959-1998. Verbal complaint received in 1998 and he was placed on leave. Received treatment. Arrested in April 2003. Tried & sentenced in 2004 to 5 yrs prison. Multiple plaintiffs with allegations going back to 1963. Civil suit filed 2003 by 2 men and settled in 2004. 2 more suits filed 5/04. Released from prison hospital 7/04/07 at age 78 and sent to Missouri for treatment. Mobile, AL Source:
Mobile Register 4.06.03; Mobile Register 4.13.03; Mobile Register 4.25.03; Mobile Register 4.27.03 ; Mobile Register 5.01.03; Associated Press 5.12.03; Mobile Register 10.02.03; Mobile Register 2.17.04; Associated Press 4.09.04; Mobile District Attorney Release 5.04; Associated Press 5.05.04; Associated Press 5.27.04; Associated Press 4.06.05 ; My Fox Gulf Coast 7.27.07; My Fox Gulf Coast 8.09.07
Assignments:
Press Register 8.10.07 (add'l article)
Bennett
Joseph R. 1966 P Settled Diocesan Archdiocese received allegations by 11/12/02 that Bennett had sexually abused 3 boys in 1976-78. Oral sex was alleged. Despite polygraph confirmation, Review Board found 'no reasonable cause to suspect'. Alleged on 12/3/03 to have abused 2 girls in 1967-69, including rape. Board recommended removal on 10/15/05; Cardinal George kept Bennett in ministry until McCormack case broke. Removed 1/31/06; then at least 10 other allegations were received. Settlement 8/12/08 released some documents. Chicago, IL Source:
Chicago Sun-Times 2.1.06; Chicago Tribune 2.2.06; Chicago Tribune 8.12.08; WBBM 8.12.08 ; The Times (AP) 8.13.08; Beacon News 8.13.08; Chicago Tribune 8.13.08; ABC 7 8.13.08; Chicago Sun-Times 8.13.08; Jeff Anderson & Assoc. News Release 8.14.08; Cardinal George Deposition 1.30.08; Table of Allegations; Documents
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bennett
Richard L. 1972 P Sued Diocesan Diocese learned of abuse allegation in 2004. Bennett said to have abused youth once in 1976 after learning of abuse by another priest. Review board said allegation unfounded. Bennett still active as of 4/06 but under supervision. Civil suit filed by plaintiff in 5/06 but dismissed by the Court in Oct. 2006. All supervision of Bennett was removed in May, 2007. Joliet, IL Source:
NBC5.com 4.27.06; Herald News 4.28.06; Chicago Tribune 4.28.06; Chicago Sun-Times 5.03.06 ; Naperville Sun 6.05.07; Chicago Tribune 6.06.07; Catholic Explorer 6.14.07
Assignments:
Herald News 4.28.06
Benson Gustavo 1972 P Convicted Diocesan Arrested in San Bernardino for abuse of 2 boys. Pleaded no contest 1/87 re 1 and given 3 yrs probation and treatment in New Mexico. 6/02 article says he moved to Mexico and was assigned to a diocese there. Calif. Bishop told Tijuana Bishop of Benson's history and that he should never have access to adolescents. Benson does have access to children in current position. Two filed civil suit 12/03. Listed on 3/07 list released by San Diego Diocese. San Bernardino, CA Source:
LA Times 5.06.87; San Bernardino Sun 4.29.02; San Bernardino Sun 5.08.02; Press Enterprise 5.10.02 ; Dallas Morning News 6.12.02; Press Enterprise 1.01.04; Press Enterprise 1.14.04; Press Enterprise 11.10.05; Lompoc Record 3.30.07; Union Tribune 3.31.07
Assignments:
Diocese of San Diego List 3.30.07
Bentley
David G. 1975 P Settled Diocesan In 1994 one man rec'd $150K settlement for abuse in the 1970s at the Albany Home for Children. In 1997, his brother received $70K settlement and 3rd brother rec'd unspecified amount. Allegations from others. Bentley continued to serve in Africa, OH andNM. Finally placed on leave 4/02. 1994 Plaintiff rec'd another $225K in 2002. A civil suit was filed in 2002 and later dismissed by Court. Civil suit also filed in Boston 5/05. Albany, NY Source:
Albany Times Union 2.14.98; Albany Times Union 4.30.02; Albany Times Union 6.5.02; Dallas Morning News 6.12.02 ; Albany Times Union 6.27.02; Albany Times Union 6.29.02; Albany Times Union 8.16.02; Albany Times Union 10.30.02; NY Times 1.19.03; Albany Times Union 1.20.03; Albany Times Union 1.21.03; Albany Times Union 2.2.03; Albany Times Union 2.21.03 ; Albany Times Union 2.23.03; NY Times 2.23.03
Assignments:
Albany Times Union 3.5.03 (add'l article); Daily Gazette 4.6.03 (add'l article); Albany Times Union 4.29.03 (add'l article); Albuquerque Journal 12.25.03 (add'l article); Albany Times Union 5.4.05 (add'l article); Boston Globe 5.4.05 (add'l article)
Berbena
Christopher 1980 P Sued Franciscan Accused of abuse in 1980. LA archdiocese counts 1 accuser on list of accused priests posted on their website in 2004. Working in Oakland when he was placed on leave and then returned to duty within 1 month when Archdiocese could not supply info on the accuser. Named in 1 civil suit as one of 10 Franciscan abusers. Settlement announced 8.10.06. Placed on leave again in 2006. Returned to duty 2/08 in former assignment after Archdiocese could not substantiate the accusation. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 4; John Roe 4 vs. Does, Cause No. 1156450, Superior Court of California; Contra Costa Times 3.18.06; Santa Barbara Independent 8.10.06 ; CBS 5 2.25.08; KTVU 2.25.08; San Jose Mercury News 2.27.08; California Catholic Daily 2.29.08; Trading Markets 3.01.08; San Jose Mercury News 4.01.08; Contra Costa Times 4.01.08
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Bergin
James J. 1961 P Sued Diocesan Accused of abuse of at least two individuals. Died 1992. 1 claim settled for $25K in fall, 1993. Weeks later, plaintiff was dead of heroin overdose. Parents furious that Alan Placa (for diocese) agreed to cash settlement with person who was an active addict. Suffolk County Grand Jury's description of Priest E matches a public allegation against Bergin. Named in 2003 civil suit. Rockville Centre, NY Source:
Newsday 5.14.02; Newsday 6.03.02; Suffolk County Grand Jury Report 1.17.03; Newsday 4.15.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record and Other Info
Berthiaume Gary D. 1968 P Convicted Diocesan Removed from duty. Convicted of abuse of 2 in 1978 in Detroit Michigan. Served 6 months in jail then transferred to Cleveland diocese where he offended again and then moved in 1987 to Joliet Diocese. Detroit victim filed civil suit 1983. Another suit filed in 1999 which alleged abuse in 1980s. Living in Illinois retreat house as of 2002. Laicization announced 11/07. Detroit, MI Source:
Associated Press 9.03.77; Associated Press 9.22.77; Plain Dealer 2.16.02; Detroit Free Press 3.02.02 ; Plain Dealer 3.10.02; Akron Beacon Journal 4.09.02; Plain Dealer 4.09.02; Herald News 5.05.02; Chicago Tribune 5.16.02; Archdiocese of Detroit Status Report 11.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Chicago Tribune 2.04.06; Daily Southtown 2.23.06 (Imesch deposition excerpt) ; The Herald News 4.11.06; The Times 4.12.06
Assignments:
Herald News 5.17.06 (add'l article); News Journal (AP) 12.01.07 (add'l article); Plain Dealer 12.04.07 (add'l article)
Berthold
George C. 1963 P Sued Diocesan Sued 2000. Accused of abuse of boys. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 5.15.02
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Berumen
Matthias A. 1986 P Sued Diocesan Accused of abuse from 1985-1988. LA archdiocese counts 1 accuser claiming abuse in 1990. Also named in civil suit. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1; LA Times 8.18.02
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Beutner
Edward F. 1965 P Sued Diocesan Placed on leave in 2002 when allegations first surfaced. Accused by 1 man in 11/21/06 civil suit of abuse of 4 boys in late 1960s. Plaintiff says his abuse occurred during an overnight trip to Minnesota so suit filed in that state. Beutner served at Cathedral of Christ the King from 1966 to 1968 and Holy Assumption Church from 1975 to 1978 as well as numerous other churches. Woman also says she told Diocese 4 yrs ago that Beutner had abused her 10 yrs previously. Retired. Superior, WI Source:
John Doe 113 Complaint 11.21.06; Profile 2006; West Central Tribune (AP) 11.22.06; Todays TMJ4 11.22.06 ; Pioneer Press 11.23.06; River Falls Journal 11.29.06; Medicine Hat News 4.27.07
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bierman
Earl 1957 P Convicted Diocesan First complaints received in 1961. May have abused as many as 100 boys. Convicted of abuse of 6 boys in 1993 and received 20-year sentence. Died in prison 2005. Sued in both Kentucky and New Mexico. 1 case in 1995 went to Jury verdict of $700,000 in punitive damages after Diocese accused of failing to reveal abuse of other victims. Another suit settled in 2003. Covington, KY Source:
Cincinnati Enquirer 12.12.92; Cincinnati Enquirer 2.23.93; Cincinnati Enquirer 2.27.93; Courier Journal 4.01.93 ; Cincinnati Enquirer 5.05.93; United Press Internation 6.24.93; Times-Picayune 7.03.93; Cincinnati Enquirer 11.18.95; Cincinnati Enquirer 11.22.95; Santa Fe New Mexican 1.11.96; Cincinnati Enquirer 2.28.03; Cincinnati Enquirer 9.20.03; Cincinnati Post 10.13.03 ; Kentucky Post 6.14.05; Lexington Herald-Leader 6.16.05
Assignments:
Cincinnati CityBeat 7.20.05 (add'l article); Cincinnati Enquirer 7.28.06 (add'l article); http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2006/07_08/2006_07_28_Hannah_NamingAbuse.htm; http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news5/2007_03_01_Lorenz_InSupport.htm
Bietighofer
Alfred J. 1965 P Settled Diocesan At least 4 men allege in 2002 that Bietighofer abused them in late 1970s and early 1980s at Blessed Sacrament Parish. Sent to St. Luke's for treatment 5/02 but hung himself in room. Served in Peru in 1974 and 1986. A diocesan official knew of a complaint against Bietighofer in 1996. Claims against Bietighofer settled by Diocese as part of massive settlement in 10/03 where. Diocese paid $21 mil to 40 people who claim that they were abused by 16 priests. Bridgeport, CT Source:
Hartford Courant 4.30.02; Washington Post 5.17.02; Hartford Courant 5.17.02; Associated Press 5.20.02 ; Cleveland Plain Dealer 5.25.02; Hartford Courant 6.23.02; Connecticut Post 11.13.02; Connecticut Post 10.16.03; Associated Press 10.17.03
Assignments:
Assignment Record Compiled by Law Firm
Birmingham
Joseph E. 1960 P Sued Diocesan Accused of abusing more than 50 boys and at least 1 girl, beginning in seminary. Abuse included oral and anal rape. Archdiocese first learned of abuse in 1964, when Birmingham admitted abusing 2 boys. After transfer he reoffended and was transferred again. Sent for treatment in 1987 after he admitted abusing a boy in that year. Died 1989. Paul Cultrera located other victims in 1995 and filed suit. Claim settled 1996 for $50K. Hogan complaint filed 2002 by 53 victims; settled 2003. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 3.24.02; Concord Monitor (NH) 12.18.02; Boston Herald 1.10.03; Union Leader 1.11.03 ; Boston Globe 1.14.03; Union Leader 1.24.03; Lowell Sun 3.11.03; Boston Globe 11.15.04; Lowell Sun 5.29.06; Telegram & Gazette 11.10.06; Toledo Blade 1.13.07; Cherry Hill Courier-Post 1.13.07; Concord Monitor 1.18.07 ; Statement by Paul Cultrera 1.28.03; Boston Herald 4.18.08
Assignments:
Boston Globe 4.19.08 (add'l article); Archdiocesan Assignment Record; Detailed BA.org Timeline; Personnel File
Bismonte
Honesto Bayranta 1954 P Convicted Diocesan Convicted 2003. Battery (misdemeanor) of teen girls from 1997-2001. 2 yrs probation. Los Angeles, CA Source:
Herald Tribune 9.6.03;
LA Times 8.18.02; LA Archdiocese Report Errata Notice # 1
Assignments:
LA Times Database 4.20.06
Blackwell
Maurice J. 1974 P Convicted Diocesan Placed on leave in 1993 after complaints of abuse of 1 between 1989-1992. Sent for treatment and reinstated. In 1998 he was permanently placed on leave after admitting to a sexual relationship with another minor which ended in 1970s. 1993 accuser shot and injured him in 2002 but abuse acknowledged by Archbishop. Found guilty during 2/05 criminal trial but motion for new trial granted. Trial never held. Laicization announced in Dec. 2004. Baltimore, MD Source:
Washington Times 12.05.93; Baltimore Sun 10.21.98; Baltimore Sun 5.15.02; Washington Post 5.15.02 ; Washington Post 5.17.02; Baltimore Sun 5.19.02; Washington Post 5.21.02; Baltimore Sun 5.22.02; Baltimore Sun 5.24.02; Baltimore Sun 8.09.02; Baltimore Sun 9.26.02; Baltimore Sun 12.17.02; Baltimore Sun 12.18.02 ; Baltimore Sun 5.08.03; Baltimore Sun 12.23.04
Assignments:
Baltimore Sun 1.04.05 (add'l article); WBAL 2.09.05 (add'l article); Baltimore Sun 2.14.05 (add'l article); Baltimore Sun 2.18.05 (add'l article); Washington Post 2.18.05 (add'l article); Baltimore Sun 7.02.05 (add'l article)
Bocciarelli John 1945 P Accused Congregation of Missionary Fathers of St. Charles Accused in 1997 of performing oral sex on a boy in late 1960s. Only first name and parish noted in Boston documents but identity of priest confirmed through Official Catholic Directory. Boston, MA Source:
Rita McCarthy Memo 8.14.97; Fugolo Letter 10.19.97
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bogdan
Leonard Adolph 1960 P Accused Diocesan Newly identified as abuser in Chicago Archdiocese report 3.20.06. Accused 1983. Allegation withdrawn 1986. Retired from Kalamazoo Diocese 6.30.00. Accusation was reasserted in 8/01 and deemed credible in 9/01. Chicago, IL Source:
Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06 page 1; Kalamazoo Gazette 3.22.06
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bolduc
Paul J. 1960 P Accused Diocesan Accused on 8/21/02 of sexually abusing a minor in approximately 1961. Put on administrative leave 8/27/02 by Cardinal Law. Boston, MA Source:
Garabedian Letter 8.21.02; Morrissey Press Release 8.27.02; Law Letter 8.28.02; Boston Globe 8.28.02 ; Patriot Ledger 8.28.02; Patriot Ledger 2.11.03
Assignments:
Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
Bolesta
Michael C. 1989 P Accused Diocesan Accused of abuse of at least 11 male teenagers ages 16-17 in 1990-1991. Evaluated at St. Luke's treatment center. Reassigned. Died Jan. 2004. Philadelphia, PA Source:
Philadelphia Grand Jury Report; Philadelphia Inquirer 9.25.05
Assignments:
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Priest Data Profile
Bongers
Herman 1939 P Accused Diocesan Accused in 2005 of abuse of 5 youths at St. Vincent's orphanage in 1966. Died 1971. Case settled 2/17/06. Earliest known abuse was 1948. Davenport, IA Source:
Quad-City Times 7.25.05; Des Moines Register 7.26.05; Quad-City Times 2.17.06; Diocese of Davenport Creditors Committee 8.27.07 ; Quad-City Times 7.10.08
Assignments:
Catholic Messenger 7.17.08; Concise BA.org Assignment Record
Booth James T. 1946 P Sued Diocesan Woman filed suit in Feb. 2003 alleging that Booth abused her when she was 15 in late 1960s. A second woman filed suit in Dec. 2003 alleging that he molested her between 1965-1967. He left priesthood in 1971 after 25 yrs to marry a 19 yr old university student. Later became an Episcopal priest living in Calif. Has denied all allegations. Name appears on list released by San Diego Diocese 3/07. San Diego, CA Source:
Associated Press 2.11.03; San Diego Union Tribune 2.12.03; San Diego Union Tribune 12.24.03; Lompoc Record 3.30.07 ; Union Tribune 3.31.07; California Catholic Daily 4.03.07
Assignments:
Diocese of San Diego List 3.30.07
Bornbach Raymond H. 1941 P Accused Diocesan Woman told the Diocese 1/03 that Bornbach had molested her for over a year and a half in 1971, beginning when she was 8 years old. Another person complained about Bornbach 3/01 and the fact that he still visited sick patients at a hospital in Marshfield. He would grope and kiss women in psych unit. Board substantiated 2003 claim in 2004 and his privileges as a priest were removed. Died 2006. La Crosse, WI Source:
Riverfront Times [MO] 8.25.04; Associated Press 8.27.04; Marshfield News-Herald 8.27.04; Associated Press 9.07.04 ; Daily Tribune 9.18.04; Wausau Daily Herald 9.18.04; WSAW 11.19.04; Marshfield News-Herald 7.17.05; Marshfield News 4.26.05; Stevens Point Journal 1.15.06
Assignments:
Marshfield News 1.23.06
Bossa
Barry F. 1981 P Convicted Pallotine Bossa pleaded guilty in 1974 to charge of misdemeanor sexual abuse of a 12 yr old boy. Order knew; still let him be ordained. 2 victims filed suit in Boston in 2002 They allege he performed oral sex on them as 8 and 10 yr olds in Bridgewater in 1970swhen he was a "parish brother." Worked in NY archdiocese in 2002 before being transferred to Europe after NY Archdiocese learned of his 1974 charges and pulled his ability to minister. Authorities trying to extradite him from Rome to US. Boston, MA Source:
First Amended Complaint 10.21.02; Boston Globe 1.30.03; Boston Globe 1.31.03; Dallas Morning News 9.12.04 ; Dallas Morning News 9.12.04; BA.org Boston List 2.02.07; RichardSipe.com 4.17.07
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record; Partial Boston Assignment Record
Boudreaux Claude P. 1955 P Accused Jesuit Boudreaux, an 80 yr old teacher at Jesuit High, was placed on leave in Jan. 2005 after the Order received a complaint of abuse some 30 yrs previously. The Order found the allegations credible and he was sent out of state for treatment. In nearly 50 yrs as a priest, he served as a missionary in Sri Lanka and India, worked at the order's headquarters in Rome, worked in ministry to other Jesuits in Mobile and New Orleans, and taught at Jesuit high schools in Dallas and Shreveport New Orleans, LA Source:
Times-Picayune 1.05.05
Assignments:
Times-Picayune 9.27.96
Boulanger Raymond 1951 P Accused Marist His personnel file was one of several released to public in 2002 because it contained allegations of sexual abuse. Boulanger, then 81, said he used to give girls affectionate hugs and believes that one of the mothers must have misinterpreted what he was doing and filed complaint. He denies any accusation of misconduct. No clear accusations found in file per another article. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Globe 12.17.02; Boston Herald 12.17.02
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Bourque
Real (Ray) 1954 P Accused Oblate Accused of abuse. Bourque was reassigned by Cardinal Medeiros after allegations in 1981 and continued in ministry until admitting abusing teens in the 1990s. 5/12/06 article says he has been laicized. Boston, MA Source:
Boston Herald 1.15.04; Bishop Hart; Victim; Links to Other Bourque Documents ; News Democrat 4.13.06; SNAP Statement 8.16.08
Assignments:
Detailed BA.org assignment record
Bowling
Robert A. 1954 P Sued Diocesan Left Louisville in 1969 and transferred to Reno NV. In 2002 at least 9 women claimed that he molested or abused them at various times between mid-1950s and 1963 when they were minors in Kentucky. He is also accused of molesting adult women in Reno. Louisville settled w/ 11 victims 6/03 as part of $25.7M settlement involving 243 priests. Bowling died 6/03. Louisville, KY Source:
Courier Journal 5.22.02; Reno Gazette Journal 5.23.02; Reno Gazette Journal 5.29.02; Courier Journal 5.31.02 ; Courier Journal 6.1.02; Reno Gazette Journal 6.15.02; Reno Gazette Journal 6.19.02; Courier Journal 6.27.02; Reno Gazette Journal 6.29.02; Associated Press 7.31.02; Courier Journal 8.23.02; Courier Journal 9.29.02 (Major Account); Courier Journal 1.22.03 ; Reno Gazette Journal 6.15.03; Reno Gazette-Journal 8.19.07
Assignments:
Courier Journal 9.29.02
Bowman
Robert Peter 1955 P Accused Diocesan Removed 2002. Accused of abuse. Chicago, IL Source:
USA Today 11.11.02; Chicago Daily Herald 5.27.02; Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06 page 1; Chicago Sun-Times 1.17.03
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Boyer Leland 1949 P Sued Diocesan Sued 2003. Accused of abuse from 1973-1982. LA archdiocese counts 2 accusers. Deceased. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Times 12.18.03; LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1; LA Times 4.20.06; City of Angels 12.07.07
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Bradley Theodore 1958 P Accused Diocesan In 1994 suit woman accused Bradley of using premarital counseling to break up her engagement and start an affair with her. She was 17 when counseling started. The woman won a settlement of unknown amount. Bradley "retired" in 1995 but apparently allowedto return to limited ministry. Placed on leave 2002. Another woman filed suit in May 2004 alleging that she was sexually abused as a 5 yr old by Bradley from 1969-1970. He will continue to draw pension from Diocese per 4/07 article. No privileges. Spokane, WA Source:
Spokesman Review 10.13.02; Spokesman Review 10.24.02; Spokesman Review 5.21.04; KXLY 4.20.07 ; Statement by Diocese of Spokane 11.21.07
Assignments:
Spokesman Review 10.24.02
Brague
Robert J. 1970 P Sued Diocesan In 1988 bishop learned that Brague was involved in sexual relationship with girl starting at age 17. Brague denied initially but confessed when girl got pregnant. Civil suit filed. Settled 1995. Brague moved to Venice FL diocese and continued as a priest until his death in 1997. Scranton, PA Source:
Sarasota Herald-Tribune 12.20.97; Times-Leader 7.9.06
Assignments:
Times Leader 7.9.06
Brassard Ronald E. 1974 P Sued Diocesan Plaintiff claims he was 13 and student at St. Henry's Seminary in Illinois in 1970s when abuse began. Said Brassard and several other priests abused him Sued 1995. Diocese said that, due to inconcistencies, Brassard would remain active at Immaculate Conception Parish in Cranston pending further investigation. Still active pastor at same church per diocesan website accessed 9/22/07. Providence, RI Source:
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2.07.94; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 4.07.95; Providence Journal 5.5.95
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Braun
David Francis 1954 P Accused Diocesan Newly identified as abuser in Archdiocesan Report of 3.20.06. Deceased as of 12/97. Chicago, IL Source:
Chicago Archdiocesan Report 3.20.06 page 1
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Breen
Vincent Ignatius 1936 P Sued Diocesan In 1982, Breen, then age 70, agreed to retire (resign), seek treatment, and leave area to avoid prosecution for fondling eight girls over 1 1/2 yr period. May have been as many as 100 victims. Vicar General of the Diocese, William Macchi, stated that he had first heard "rumors" of Msgr. Breen's activities 3 years before. Died in 1986. Civil suit filed in 2003(?) Oakland, CA Source:
United Press International 1.11.82; San Jose Mercury News 12.31.87; San Jose Mercury News 5.23.04; Tri-Valley Herald 3.30.05 ; The Argus (Freemont, CA) 5.9.05; The Argus 5.10.05; The Argus 5.11.05; Pioneer News 5.19.05; San Jose Mercury News 3.30.08; San Jose Mercury News 3.31.08; Contra Costa Times 4.1.08; Bay Area News Group 4.1.08
Assignments:
BA.org Assignment Record
Brennan
Francis   P Sued Diocesan Civil suit filed 2005 alleging abuse in 1961. Abuse reported at the time to bishop, who moved him to a convent. He was reassigned to Parish in 1970. Court ruled in 2006 that plaintiff waited too long to file suit. A 2nd victim came forward to allege abuse in same time period. Brennan died1974. In 7/07 the Superior Court of PA upheld the 2006 ruling that SOL had run. Scranton, PA Source:
Times-Tribune 4.21.06; Times Leader 7.9.06; Times Leader 7.9.06; Times-Tribune 7.10.07
Assignments:
Times Leader 7.9.06
Brennan
James J. 1989 P Accused Diocesan Accused in Jan. 2006 of abuse in 1998. Temporarily placed on leave. In Aug. 2006 Archbishop deemed there had been abuse and permanently placed him on leave. Matter referred to the Vatican. Philadelphia, PA Source:
Phiadelphia Inquirer 1.26.06; 6ABC 8.28.06; Philadelphia Inquirer 8.29.06; PhillyBurbs 8.29.06 ; Archdiocese of Philadelphia Website
Assignments:
Philadelphia Archdiocesan Priest Data Profile
Brennan John Lawrence 1932 P Sued Diocesan Accused of abuse between 1954-1956. Died 1983. LA archdiocese counts 1 accuser. Los Angeles, CA Source:
LA Archdiocesan Report 2.17.04 page 1
Assignments:
LA Archdiocesan Report Addendum 11.15.05; LA Times Database 4.20.06
Brennan
Robert L. 1964 P Accused Diocesan Brennan was subject of numerous complaints about "inappropriate or suspicious behavior" with more than 20 boys dating to 1988, H