Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States

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Mark 1959 B Sued OFM Franciscans Accused 5/10/13 complaint of touching & pentrating Jane J P Doe at Mission in St Michael's AZ in Navajo Nation. Plaintiff on claimants' committee in Gallup bankruptcy; came forward as Prudence Jones. Accused in 2015 complaint of abusing 2nd girl by sexual touching, fondling, frottage, intercrural sex & penetration at St Michael's. Settled 11/17. Worked in Navajo Nation over 20 years as bus driver, helper of poor & children's roller skate teacher. Trained as Maryknoll; no final vows; concerns about vocation.Treated by Servants of the Paraclete in Jemez Springs NM; admitted to Franciscans while in treatment there; solemn vows 8/16/59. Worked at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Fort Defiance AZ & Our Lady of Guadalupe in Kayenta AZ. Later lived at Curia Juan Diego/OFM Friary in Albuquerque NM, per 2005-2012 Directory. Worked at St. Felix Pantry in Rio Rancho NM. Dementia in last years; lived at South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque. Died 1/16/12. On diocesan list as of 4/28/17. Gallup, NM Source:
Padres Trail 12.13.04; Padres Trail 03.01.05; Padres Trail 06.24.09; Padres Trail 05.13.10; Padres Trail 01.16.12; Jane JP Doe v Gallup Diocese 05.28.13; Gallup Independent 06.20.13; Sacramento Bee 06.24.13; The New Mexican 06.25.13; Gallup Independent 11.11.13; ABQ Journal 12.14.13; Gallup Bankruptcy Motion 10.30.14; Jane LS Doe v Gallup Diocese 03.17.16; Jones Statement at US Bankruptcy Court Hearing 06.21.16; Albuquerque Journal 07.17.16; Gallup Independent 11.16.16; Gallup Independent 12.13.16; Gallup Independent 04.29.17; Cibola Beacon 05.10.17; Gallup Independent 10.17.17; Gallup Independent 10.21.17; Gallup Independent 11.20.17; Associated Press 11.21.17; Gallup Independent 04.09.18
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