[Note from BishopAccountability.org: This table was provided as a "Related
Document" with Claims
in Court Far Outnumber Church Listing, by Ashbel S. Green and Steve
Woodward, Oregonian (November 12, 2006). In order to make the table easier
to use, we have scanned the original
PDF and posted the table below as a web page. The linked list of names
at the top was added by BishopAccountability.org. See also BA.org's collection
of assignment records for accused priests of the Portland
||Born in 1934. Ordained in 1960. Worked in churches in Portland,
Sublimity, Sandy and McMinnville from 1962 to 1982.
||Accused of sexually molesting a boy from 1967 to 1970 at St. Mary
School, Regis High School and Immaculate Conception Parish when the
boy was about 11 to 14 years old. Tentative $325,000 settlement fell
apart. Claimant seeking punitive damages in federal court.
||Died in 1982. Family says the allegation is false and points to
the fact that no other accusers have come forward.
|Baccellieri, Joseph A.
||Born in Portland in 1940. Attended Central Catholic High School.
Went to seminary at Mount Angel and St. Thomas in Kenmore, Wash. Ordained
in 1966. Central Catholic High School in Southeast Portland (1966-1978),
St. John Fisher in Southwest Portland (1967-1972), Mt. St. Joseph
in Southeast Portland (1973 and 1977-1978), St. Therese in Northeast
Portland (1974-1976 and 1978-1979), St. Francis in Sherwood (1989-1992),
St. Mathew in Hillsboro (1995), Assumption in North Portland (1996-1998),
Sacred Heart in Southeast Portland (1999-2000), St. Agatha in Southeast
Portland (2001). Band director at Central Catholic. Accomplished accordion
player who played at fairs and festivals. Known as the Swinging Priest.
Once formed a dance band called the Gemstones with former students.
||Eight accusers since 1992. Has admitted sexually molesting at least
one Central Catholic High School boy at his beach cabin, although
that case was thrown out after the judge ruled the victim should have
reported the abuse a decade ago. Archdiocese has paid three accusers
total of $575,000 in settlements. Tentative $1 million settlement
with another accuser fell through, and that accuser is now seeking
punitive damages in federal court. Former Portland Archbishop William
Levada removed Baccellieri from ministry in 1992, sent him through
two years of therapy, then returned him to ministry. Baccellieri remained
in treatment and was closely supervised, with no further accusations
against him, according to a spokesman for the archdiocese. No parishioners
were informed of his history of sex abuse.
||Retired in 2002. No longer in public ministry. Lives in Southeast
|Boyle, Edmund J.
||Worked at St. James Cathedral in Seattle and the now-defunct Briscoe
Memorial School for Boys in Kent in the 1950s and 1960s. Superintendent
of St. Mary's Home for Boys in Washington County in the late 1960s
and early 1970s. Retired in 1984 and moved to Nevada.
||Faces at least nine accusations of molesting boys and girls in Oregon
and Washington. Accused of abusing three boys at St. Mary's beginning
when they were 8, 11 and 12 years old. Another accuser said Boyle
sexually abused him in schools in California and Las Vegas. After
retiring, Boyle was charged in 1987 with exposing himself to a 12-year-old
developmentally disabled boy in a hospital where he served as a part-time
chaplain. He pleaded guilty to one count of lewdness with a child.
Archdiocese paid more than $1.1 million in 2003 to settle four cases.
Tentative $5,000 settlement with St. Mary's accuser who was 11 at
the time of the alleged abuse fell apart. Accuser now seeking punitive
damages in federal court.
||Died in 1995.
||Born in 1936 in Oakland, Calif. Attended St. Anthony Seminary in
Santa Barbara from 1949 to 1954 and San Luis Rey College in Mission
San Luis Rey from 1955 to 1958. Both have since closed. Ordained by
the Franciscans in 1961. Taught at St. Francis Seminary in Troutdale
(1963-64) and at Serra Catholic High School in Salem (1964-68). Pastor
at St. Anthony in Tigard (1968-70). After 18-month absence from priesthood,
he was a pastor in Spokane, Oakland, Calif., and Sacramento before
returning to St. Anthony in 1988. In 1993, Washington County Sheriff's
Office investigated accusations that he sexually abused a boy in Tigard
in the late 1960s, but the claims were too old to prosecute. Left
the Portland archdiocese in 1994. Moved to Mission San Luis Rey Retreat
Center in Oceanside, Calif., in 1995.
||Accused of at least two instances of sexual abuse, including oral
sex, at St. Anthony Parish in Tigard. One accuser says Bucher sexually
assaulted him at least 20 times from 1968 to 1972. Another says Bucher
abused him in 1965. Archdiocese paid $512,500 in 2001 to settle one
||Lives in Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center in Oceanside, Calif.
||Benedictine priest affiliated with Mount Angel Abbey. Served in
Cuernavaca, Mexico, St. Mary in Mount Angel, St. Francis in Sherwood
and Sacred Heart in Gervais.
||Fifteen accusers, both men and women, say they were abused from
the late 1950s to the early '70s. Archdiocese settled 13 of those
cases before bankruptcy with zero dollars paid out. Tentative $150,000
in one case fell through; that accuser now is seeking punitive damages
in federal court.
||Lives in Mount Angel Abbey. Cannot celebrate any of the sacraments
in public. Cannot present himself as a priest to the public. Forbidden
from wearing a Roman collar. Restricted to the cloistered area of
Mount Angel Abbey unless accompanied by an approved supervisor.
||Benedictine at Mount Angel Seminary High School
||Accused by former Mount Angel Seminary High School student of sexually
abusing him in 1975.
||Attended Mount Angel Seminary (1968-1971). Served in the Seattle
Archdiocese (1975-2002). Spent nearly two decades at Immaculate Conception
Church in central Seattle. A police chaplain. Last assignment was
in Everett. Defrocked in 2004.
||Accused of molesting a boy in Eastern Oregon in 1968. Cornelius
faces more than 20 charges of sexually abusing boys in Washington
from 1968 to 1985. He expressed "deep sorrow for what I have
done." Archdiocese settled one claim in 2004 for zero dollars.
||Unclear where he is living.
|Davis (First name unknown)
||Archdiocese paid $550,000 in 2001 to settle one claim.
||Born in 1925. A Benedictine. Served as teacher at Mount Angel Preparatory
High School (1957), Tillamook (1960), St. Agatha in Portland (1976),
Sacred Heart in Othello, Wash. (1977-80). Pastor of St. Pius X Parish,
Moab, Utah, at the time of his death.
||Accused by four men of sexual abuse in the 1950s and 1960s. Accusations
included inappropriate touching and persuading minors to be photographed
in sexual poses. Archdiocese paid $50,000 in 2003 to settle one case.
Three other accusers have waived their rights to punitive damages
and are pursuing jury trials in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
||Died in 1986.
||Served at Sacred Heart in Gervais.
||Accuser, as 12- to 13-year-old boy at the time of the alleged abuse
in the mid-1950s, said Doherty plied him with alcohol and cigarettes
and repeatedly sexually abused him. He claimed Doherty once included
Father Michael Raleigh in on the abuse and forced the boy to watch
the priests engage in an orgy of abuse with three or four other boys.
The accuser claims Raleigh abused him repeatedly in an Oregon City
parish in the 1950s. Archdiocese paid $380,000 in 2003 to settle the
||Died in 1973.
|Donnelly, Martin William
||Accused of molesting two sisters at Holy Rosary in Portland from
1951 to 1955. Both alleged victims have waived their rights to punitive
damages and [are] seeking a jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit
||Served at St. Luke in Woodburn (1968-70) and Mount Angel Abbey (1992).
||Accused of repeatedly sexually molesting 6- and 7-year-old sisters
in his church residence in 1967 and 1968. Archdiocese paid $223,750
in 2003 to settle that case and another $223,750 in 2003 to settle
with a third female claimant.
||Died in 1992.
||Ordained as priest in 1958. Served at St. Vincent de Paul in Salem,
St. Mary in Corvallis, St. Francis of Assisi School in Portland (1970-83),
St. Matthew in Hillsboro, St. Paul in Silverton (about 1986-1992),
St. Clare in Southwest Portland (1992-2001).
||Faces more than a dozen accusations of molesting boys, mostly in
the 1970s. Accused of requiring four school boys from St. Francis
of Assisi Parish to strip to their undershorts and wrestle with him
and with one another, and strip naked and be in a sauna with him.
Another accuser said Durand made him flog the priest's bare back with
a leather strap; he also said Durand took him to a beach cabin, immobilized
him during the night and sexually abused him. Other accusations included
fondling, oral and anal sex. One accuser, a 23-year-old Portland man,
said Durand molested him as recently as the 1990s, potentially making
the priest subject to criminal prosecution; but the man has dropped
his claim and refused to cooperate with police.
||Retired in 2001. No longer in public ministry. Lives in Gresham.
|Eucharist[ic]a, Mother Mary
||Nun at St. Rose School, now called Archbishop Howard School[,] in
||Allegedly kissed and fondled the breasts of a 9- or 10-year-old
female student in 1958. The accuser is seeking punitive damages in
||Lay teacher at St. Anthony School in Tigard.
||Accused of subjecting female student to kissing, fondling, masturbation
and oral sex on about 11 to 15 occasions. The incidents allegedly
occurred from 1970 to 1974, when she was 12 to 16 years old. The alleged
victim is seeking punitive damages in federal court.
||Lived in Portland only briefly, serving at Ascension [in] Southeast
||Accused of molesting a boy in the early 1960s. Archdiocese paid
$125,000 in 2003 to settle the claim.
||Benedictine priest. Served at St. Mary in Mount Angel.
||Accused of raping a boy in the early 1950s at St. Mary's in Mount
||Died in 1996 at the age of 89.
|Freddrick, Mother Mary
||Nun at Holy Child Academy in Portland.
||Allegedly kissed and fondled the breasts of a 14-year-old female
student in 1962. The accuser is seeking punitive damages in federal
|Frolick, Sister Jeanne Clare
||Served as music teacher and choir director at Sacred Heart Academy
in Salem. Member of the Christian Community. Director of the Archdiocesan
Choir since the early 1970s.
||Female accuser is seeking jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit
||On administrative leave pending outcome of allegations. Lives in
|Goodrich, John Maloy
||Born in Seattle. Moved to Portland at age 8. Attended Redemptorist
Seminary in Oakland, Calif.; Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict,
Ore.; and St. Edward Seminary in Seattle. Ordained in Portland in
1943. Worked until 1968 at St. Mary's Home for Boys, first as assistant
director and then as director. Also led missions for North Plains
and Vernonia. Served as pastor of Immaculate Conception in Stayton
(1968-72) and St. John Fisher in Southwest Portland until his retirement
||Fourteen accusers from the mid-1950s to the mid-1980s. Accusations
include fondling and oral sex. Archdiocese has paid nearly $1.9 million
since 1989 to settle eight claims. Of the remaining accusers, four
are seeking punitive damages in federal court. Tentative $325,000
settlement with one claimant fell through; that claimant is waiving
punitive damages in return for a jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit
||Died in 1995 at the age of 77.
||Served at Our Lady of Victory in Seaside, St. Michael in Oakridge,
Our Lady of Sorrows in Southeast Portland, St. Mary's Home for Boys
in Washington County, St. Catherine of Siena in Mill City, and St.
Boniface in Sublimity.
||Accused of molesting nearly 60 boys from the early 1950s to the
mid-1980s. Accusations include subjecting boys to alcohol, pornography,
fondling, masturbation, oral and anal sex. Archdiocese has paid nearly
$30 million since 2000 to settle 46 claims. Two tentative settlements,
for $30,000 and $17,000, fell through.
||Died in 2002 at age 82.
|Halsey, Laurence M. (Brother
||Former Marist monk. Taught at Marist High School in Eugene until
retiring in 2000. Left the Marist brotherhood.
||Two female accusers. One woman, who claimed sexual abuse from 1968
to 1972, settled her lawsuit for zero dollars before the bankruptcy.
The second woman withdrew her claim. Although they had intimate contact
one time in their groin areas and under her bra, most of the contact
was consensual kissing and touching over their clothes during her
junior and senior years at Marist High School, when she was 16 to
18 years old.
||Archdiocese settled a sex-abuse claim against him for $675,000 in
|Hansen (First name unknown)
||Archdiocese paid a $22,500 sex-abuse settlement in 1999.
|Harris, Bernard A.
||Jesuit priest. Jointly employed by the Society of Jesus and the
Diocese of Helena, Mont. Brother of James M. Harris.
||Accused of sexually abusing four siblings in Silverton between 1968
and 1972. Alleged incidents include fondling, oral sex and vaginal
rape involving three sisters and fondling and anal sex with their
|Harris, James M.
||Served at St. Paul in Silverton.
||Seven siblings—four brothers and three sisters—accuse
Harris of molesting them from 1968 to the mid-1970s. In addition,
three of the brothers further accuse Maurice Grammond of participating
in the abuse. The alleged abuse consisted of fondling, oral and anal
sex, and vaginal rape.
||Died in 1999.
||Born in La Grande in 1928. Ordained in 1956 in the Baker Diocese.
He served in parishes in The Dalles, La Grande and Pendleton, and
traveled throughout Eastern Oregon to conduct Mass in smaller communities
that did not have a regular priest. After a sexual-abuse accusation
surfaced in 1959, Hazen was sent to a treatment center in Wisconsin.
In 1960, he was assigned to St. Pius X Catholic Church in Klamath
Falls, serving in Ontario, Vale, Burns and Wasco. In 1978, the diocese
lent him to the Portland Archdiocese, which assigned him to Junction
City. In 1982, Hazen served in another Portland Archdiocese parish,
St. Alice in Springfield, then moved to St. Mary's Catholic Church
in Wasco just before he died.
||Accused of molesting 18 boys, mostly in Eastern Oregon, from the
1950s to the 1970s. Diocese of Baker paid $3.6 million in 2004 to
settle all 18 claims. Accused of molesting four boys in Western Oregon.
Archdiocese paid $28,000 since 2002 to settle two cases, and settled
one with no payout.
||Died in 1983.
||Served as substitute pastor at St. John in Yamhill in 1999 and parish
administrator at Our Lady of the Lake School in Lake Oswego in 1992.
Contributed to a Web site called "Ask a Catholic" between
1996 and 2004. Described on a Web site as an "online advice giver"
in 2002. Still e-mailing in 2004.
||Accused of molesting three victims: in 1965, the late 1970s and
||Retired. No longer in public ministry.
|Jacques, Robert Lawrence
(also known as Father Kenneth)
||A Benedictine of Mount Angel Abbey. Assigned to Mount Angel High
School Seminary from 1975 to 1979. Pastor of Sacred Heart in Gervais
in 2002 when first publicly accused. Longtime minister to Southeast
Asian Catholics in the Salem area. Spent five years in a refugee-orientation
camp in the Philippines.
||Archdiocese settled three accusations dating from 1978 before the
bankruptcy. Zero dollars were paid in the settlements.
||Lives in Mount Angel Abbey. Cannot celebrate any of the sacraments
in public. Cannot present himself as a priest to the public. Forbidden
from wearing a Roman collar. Restricted to the cloistered area of
Mount Angel Abbey unless accompanied by an approved supervisor. In
process of being laicized.
||Former Benedictine priest.
||Alleged abuse occurred in the late 1960s while Jaime was a seminarian
at Mount Angel Abbey. The unknown claimant is seeking punitive damages
in federal court.
||Born in Ireland. Attended St. Mel's College in Longford and seminary
at All Hallows in Dublin. Ordained in 1952. During his 45-year career
in Oregon, he served in Brookings, Eugene, Milwaukie and North Bend.
||Accused of subjecting a teenage girl to fondling, digital penetration,
oral sex, intercourse and verbal threats on about 70 occasions. The
alleged incidents occurred at St. John the Baptist (Milwaukie) and
in the girl's private home from 1983 to 1985, beginning when she was
about 17. The woman now is seeking punitive damages in federal court.
||Died in 1997 in Ireland at age 71.
||A Franciscan. Left St. Anthony's seminary in Santa Barbara in 1987
after school closed for financial reasons. Worked in churches in Orange
County, Calif., from 1988 to 1998. In 1993, a board of inquiry concluded
that at least 34 boys were sexually abused at St. Anthony's from 1963
to 1987. Two priests were convicted in the case. The board identified
11 friars—about one-quarter of the friars on staff during that
period—who were involved in sexual abuse of minors during those
23 years, according to the board's November 1993 report.
The Franciscans said they investigated and determined an accusation
against Krumm to be without merit, but in 1995 paid a settlement to
the accuser. The Franciscans told Portland Archbishop John G. Vlazny
before Krumm in 1998 became pastor at Ascension Parish in Southeast
Portland. After a newspaper article
in 2002 revealed the 1995 settlement, Krumm admitted sexual misconduct
in the early 1970s and mid-1980s. Vlazny removed him from active ministry
in 2002. Franciscan order assigned him to St. Francis of Assisi Parish
in Sacramento, Calif., but failed to tell the diocese about his history.
After a 2003 Sacramento Bee article
reported his removal from Ascension Parish, the Franciscans removed
him from ministry.
||No current accusations in Oregon.
||Ordained in 1931. Served at St. Luke in Woodburn and John the Baptist
mission church in Milwaukie. Founded the Downtown Chapel in 1935.
||A former altar boy says Larkin fondled him during a confession at
St. Luke's in 1960, when he was about 12 years old. Tentative settlement
for $750,000 fell through. Claimant now seeking punitive damages in
||Died in 1995.
||Ordained in David City, Neb., in 1948. Served at St. Mary's Cathedral
in 1948. Served as teacher and assistant to the principal at Central
Catholic from 1948 to 1965. Served several churches over next several
years: St. Peter (Portland) (1949-51), St. Rose (1951-53), St. Mary
in Portland (1953-55), St. Cecelia's (1955-58), St. Frederick in St.
Helens (1965-66), St. Mary in Corvallis (1966-72), All Saints in Portland
(1977-82). Marylhurst College chaplain, 1958-65. Oregon State University
Newman Center chaplain, 1966-72. Served on Catholic Charities board,
1977-82. Arrested in 1983 for abusing two boys. Sentenced to six months
in jail. Sent to treatment center in New Mexico. Went on indefinite
leave of absence June 15, 1983. After meeting a past victim, he was
kicked out and defrocked. Accused of molesting a boy in Albuquerque,
N.M., in the mid-1990s.
||Accused of molesting about 40 boys from the late 1950s until the
mid-1990s. Only Portland Archdiocese priest to be charged and convicted
on criminal charges. In a sworn deposition, he admitted molesting
numerous boys, although he couldn't remember the number—fewer
than four dozen, he said he thought. Alleged and admitted incidents
included fondling, masturbation and oral sex. Archdiocese has paid
more than $11.1 million since 1984 to settle 19 claims. Four tentative
settlements totaling nearly $1.8 million, have fallen through; those
four claimants, plus five others, intend to seek punitive damages
in federal court. An additional tentative $700,000 settlement of a
lawsuit involving both Perone and the Rev. Thomas Laughlin also has
||Lives in Nebraska.
||Member of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Worked at St. Mary's Home for Boys in Washington County. Although
no longer owned by the Archdiocese of Portland, St. Mary's was an
orphanage, school and residential-care facility.
||Luke and an unknown priest are accused of molesting a 10-year-old
boy in 1958. Luke denies the accusation and says she did not work
at that time in the building where the alleged abuse took place. Tentative
settlement with archdiocese fell through. Claimant will seek punitive
damages in federal court.
||Retired. Lives in California. Faces no restrictions because her
religious order does not consider the accusations credible.
||Served at St. Mary's Home for Boys.
||Accused of molesting a boy in 1967. His accuser, Larry Lynn Craven,
a 49-year-old Marion County man, shot himself to death in 2005.
||A lay physical education teacher at St. Clare School in Southwest
Portland in the early 1960s.
||Martin has three accusers. A former St. Clare's student accused
him of providing alcohol and committing at least 25 acts of sexual
abuse from 1961 to 1963, beginning when the student was 12. A second
student accused Martin of fondling him and subjecting him to sex acts
during an overnight camping trip in 1963 or 1964, when he was 13 or
14 years old. Archdiocese paid $700,000 in 2003 to settle one claim.
Tentative $575,000 settlement on another claim has fallen through;
that claimant will seek punitive damages in federal court.
||Unknown. Archdiocese spokesman said Martin left the school in the
||St. Joseph in Gresham.
||Woman says he fondled her at least once in 1950 or 1951, when she
was 2 or 3 years old.
||A sexual-abuse complaint about McCray surfaced during Archbishop
William Levada's tenure. Archdiocese paid $137,500 to settle the case
||Terminated from ministry in 1990.
|McDowell, Archibald M.
||Holy Cross Father. A University of Portland teacher from 1949 to
1959. Host of a television show. He also taught at St. Edward's University
in Austin, Texas.
||Accused of arranging to have an 11-year-old boy appear on his television
show and then molesting him in 1956. A 1958 letter to McDowell from
Provincial Theodore J. Mehling, former University of Portland president,
noted that McDowell had already received two canonical warnings for
his conduct. One accusation described in the letter involved McDowell's
inappropriately fondling two high school boys. The letter is addressed
to McDowell at St. Edward's University and does not specify where
the alleged molestations took place. Archdiocese paid $10,000 in 2003
to settle one case.
||Died July 16, 1994, at age 89.
||Born in 1918, in Alexandria, La. Graduated from the University of
Notre Dame. Ordained in 1947. Served at St. John the Baptist (Buffalo,
Wyo.), 1968. Moved to Portland in 1969. Pastor in several Oregon parishes,
including St. Philip's in Dallas, Myrtle Creek and most recently St.
John the Apostle Catholic Church in Reedsport.
||Abuse allegedly occurred in 1972 and 1973 at St. John the Apostle
Church in Reedsport. Female accuser. Archdiocese settled the case
for $750,000 in 2003.
||Died April 5, 2005, at age 86.
|McLeod, J. William
||Served as pastor and teacher at Sacred Heart in Medford, St. Mary's
School in Medford, All Saints in Northeast Portland, St. Joseph in
||Fourteen accusers who say they were abused between the mid-1940s
and mid-1960s. The accusations include kissing, fondling, mutual masturbation
and oral sex. Archdiocese paid $675,000 in 2002 and 2003 to settle
three claims. Seven claimants are seeking punitive damages in federal
court. Archdiocese paid $675,000 in 2002 and 2003 to settle three
cases. Three claimants have waived punitive damages and are seeking
jury trials in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Tentative settlements
with three claimants—for $405,000, $50,000 and $10,000—have
||Died in 1969.
|McSorley, James P.
||Member of U.S. Province of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
(OMI). Served St. Alice in Springfield. In 2000, celebrated 60 years
of "religious profession," according to an Oblate newsletter.
Internet bulletin board for the Survivors Network of those Abused
by Priests (SNAP) says McSorley was a U.S. Army chaplain in Germany
in the 1960s. Later lived in Oakland, Calif. [Sometimes listed in
the Directory as McSorely.]
||Accused of molesting an altar boy in 1964. Also accused of abuse
while serving as a military chaplain in Germany in the 1960s. Archdiocese
paid $100,000 to settle a claim in 2003.
||Died May 27, 2005, in Oakland, Calif.
||Born in 1927 in Custer County, Neb. During the Dust Bowl years,
family moved to Oregon. Michele met the Paulist Fathers through a
mission given at his parish in Albany. After several years at St.
Edward Seminary outside Seattle, he became to the Paulist novitiate
in 1948. Ordained in 1955 in New York. Served at St. Austin in Austin,
Texas (about 1955-58). Many missions throughout North America. Returned
to Austin at least by 1998.
||Accused of subjecting a teenage girl to fondling and intercourse
on about 50 occasions before her 18th birthday in 1965. The relationship
lasted from 1964 to 1969. The woman is seeking punitive damages in
||Retired from post as a senior priest at St. Austin Parish in Austin,
||A Redemptorist. Minh was sent from South Vietnam to the United States
in 1972 to receive a master's degree in education at the University
of Portland. Began helping Southeast Asians in the mid-1970s. Southeast
Asian Vicariate from 1981 to 2001; Our Lady of Lavang Catholic Church
(Northeast Portland) from 1999 to 2001. Described as the "spiritual
leader and advocate of the region's growing community of Southeast
Asians." First recipient of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian
Award in 1991 by the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission.
||Accused of raping a woman in 1983 and molesting two young girls,
one in the early 1980s and one in the late 1980s.
||Living in a Redemptorist center in Illinois.
|O'Doherty, Aloysius O.
||Sacred Heart; St. Rose [of] Lima Catholic Church (Northeast Portland):
Astoria; San Diego; Medford.
||Accused of abusing an 11-year-old girl in 1950. Archdiocese paid
$35,000 to settle the claim in 2003.
||Blessed Sacrament Parish in Portland.
||Accused of molesting a girl from 1962 to 1970 at Blessed Sacrament
in Portland, when she was between the ages of 10 and 18 at the time.
O'Flynn allegedly fondled her over and under her clothing, lay on
top of her and French-kissed her on more than 100 occasions.
|Orso-Manzonetta, Aldo Carlo
||Born in 1923 in Portland. Attended the University of Portland and
St. Thomas Seminary in Denver. Ordained in 1950 in Portland. Served
as a pastor and administrator at St. Cecilia Parish (Beaverton); the
Downtown Chapel (Portland); Our Lady of the Mountain Parish (Ashland);
Mercy Home (North Bend); All Saints (Northeast Portland); St. Michael
the Archangel (Southwest Portland): 1959-83; St. Peter's (Newberg):
1984-89; Sacred Heart (Tillamook): 1990-1994.
||More than a dozen accusers involving incidents between the mid-1950s
and 1970. One accuser says that Orso-Manzonetta forcibly drugged and
masturbated him on two to three occasions and appeared naked or nearly
naked before him over more than a year at St. Michael the Archangel
in Portland. Archdiocese has paid out more than $1.6 million since
1997 to settle seven claims.
||Retired in 1994. Died in 1996.
|Pacome, Jocelyn, also known
as Saint Arnaud
||A Benedictine. A French Canadian. Mount Angel Abbey. St. Mary's
(Elgin): late 1970s-late 1980s. Pastor of St. Bernard's (Jordan Valley)
in the early 1990s.
||Pacome allegedly molested a boy in 1976 on a camping trip to Lake
Merwin Camper's Hideaway. An Elgin man says St. Arnaud molested him
there in the 1970s.
||Died in 1992.
||Ordained in 1949 as a Paulist Father. Served at St. Mary in Chicago
(1949), St. Philip Neri in Portland (1950 or 1951 to 1956), St. Rose
in Layton, Utah (1956-57), St. Austin in Austin, Texas (1957-88),
Paulist Father's Generalate in Scarsdale, N.Y. (1989-91), St. Austin
in Austin, Texas (1991-92). In Texas, he was assigned to St. Austin,
but traveled throughout the state to preach in other parishes. Sent
in the 1980s to St. Luke's Institute outside of Washington, D.C.,
a treatment center specifically for priests with psychological or
||A dozen accusers have alleged abuse of boys in the 1950s and 1960s
at the Southeast Portland parish and Boy Scout camps. Archdiocesan
officials say they have no record of complaints during Perone's tenure,
although one lawsuit contends that Perone's alleged improper sexual
activities with young males were reported to the archdiocese in 1954.
Documents further indicate that the Paulist Fathers received a complaint
in 1956 that Perone touched the genitals of a boy in Casper, Wyo.
Archdiocese paid more than $2.8 million in 2003 and 2004 to settle
most of the claims. Tentative $700,000 settlement of a lawsuit involving
both Perone and the Rev. Thomas Laughlin has fallen through.
||Died in 1992.
|Raleigh, Michael J.
||Served at St. Augustine in Lincoln City and St. John the Apostle
in Oregon City.
||Four accusers, including two brothers and former altar boys in Lincoln
City who say Raleigh forced them to engage in various sex acts in
the mid- to late 1950s. Another accuser says Raleigh subjected him
to kissing, fondling, masturbation and oral sex at St. John the Apostle
in Oregon City in 1950 or 1951, when he was about 12 or 13. The fourth
accuser says Raleigh forced him to engage in genital fondling and
oral sex with him and engaged in genital fondling, oral and anal sex
with children within the accuser's view.
||Died in 1979.
|Rodakowski, Louis G.
||Attended Mount Angel Seminary and St. Edward Seminary, Seattle.
Ordained in 1942 in Portland. Served at St. Vincent in Salem (1942-48),
St. John in Milwaukie (1948-49), Sacred Heart in Newport (1950-66),
St. Peter in Eugene (1967), St. Helen in Junction City (1968-69),
St. Jude in Eugene (1970-75). Known as "the builder priest"
because he helped build Sacred Heart Church in Newport in early 1950s,
St. Mary Mission Church in Siletz in 1958, and St. Patrick Church
in Toledo and St. Jude Church in Eugene, both in 1971. Was regularly
guest-preaching at St. Catherine in Veneta as late as 1997 and St.
Anthony in Waldport in 2002. Celebrated his 90th birthday and 61 years
as a priest in 2003 with a Mass at St. Benedict Lodge, a Dominican
retreat center on the McKenzie River.
||Two accusers, 1948 and 1961-63.
||Retired in 1977. No longer in public ministry.
||Belonged to the Order of Friars, Servants of Mary, also known as
the Servites. In the late 1950s, Servites removed Ronan from seminary
where he was teaching in Benburb, Northern Ireland, after a student
accused him of sexual misconduct. Reassigned to now-defunct, all-boys
St. Philip High School on Chicago's West Side (1959 to 1965). Accused
of sexual misconduct with St. Philip's students. Transfered to The
Grotto, a shrine at Northeast 85th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard in Portland.
Laicized in 1966 by the Archdiocese of Portland after accusation of
sexual again surfaced.
||At least two accusers in Portland, plus others in Chicago and Ireland.
A Seattle-area man claims he was 15 or 16 when Ronan repeatedly abused
him in Portland in late 1965 or early 1966. Archdiocese paid $5,000
in 2003 to settle one claim. Settled another claim for zero dollars
before the bankruptcy.
||Died in 1992.
||Born in Chico, Calif., in 1921. Joined the Franciscans in 1942 and
was ordained at Mission Santa Barbara in 1949. Ministered to Native
Americans in Arizona before coming to the Archdiocese of Portland
in 1960. Chaplain at the Fairview Home for the Mentally Handicapped
and MacLaren School for Boys. Also pastor of St. Mary Parish in Shaw,
where he built the new church in 1962. In 1973, transferred to Ascension
in Portland, where he stayed until 1975, when he suffered a stroke
and returned to Arizona. There he did a limited ministry with Native
||Nearly a dozen accusers claim they were abused by him as boys when
he worked at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in the late 1960s
and early 1970s. Accusations include oral and anal sex. Eight claimants
have waived their rights to punitive damages and are seeking jury
trials in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
||Died in 1991.
|Ryan, Edmund Kenneth
||Professed his vows to the Dominicans in 1960. Ordained in 1965.
Worked in Eugene for two years in the early 1980s. Served Holy Rosary
in Northeast Portland (1983-91), before becoming a Navy chaplain.
||Accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old boy in Eugene
in 1983 or 1984 when the victim was in high school. The Franciscan's
Sexual Misconduct Review Committee recommended his return to the ministry,
but the order decided against it.
||Was assigned to Siena House, Oakland, Calif., along with at least
five other clergy accused of sex abuse.
||Left Jesuit High School in 1987 and the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)
at some point. Was working as parish priest at St. Anselm in Marin
County in the Archdiocese of San Francisco when a lawsuit accusing
him of sexual abuse was filed in Multnomah County in October 2005.
Took voluntary leave of absence. Archdiocese spokesman promised independent
investigation to determine whether Schwartz could return to work as
||Former Jesuit High School student claimed Schwartz, a teacher, molested
him from 1985 to 1987.
||Schwartz denies the accusations, according to an Archdiocese of
San Francisco spokesman.
|Senko, Martin Richard
||Born in 1930 in Hillsboro. Attended minor seminary at Mount Angel
and graduated from college there in 1952. Received theological training
at St. Edward Seminary, Kenmore, Wash. Ordained in 1956. Earned master's
degree in education from University of Portland. Teacher and then
principal of St. Boniface High School in Sublimity (1956-58), teacher
and vice principal at St. Francis (now Marist) High School in Eugene
(1958-59), teacher at Catholic Central High School in Southeast Portland
(1959-62), teacher and then principal at North Catholic High School
in Portland (1962-70), administrator and then pastor of St. Frederic
Parish in St. Helens (1970-77), pastor of St. Rose in Portland (1977-80),
St. John in Yamhill (1991-92), pastor of St. Peter in Portland until
his resignation on March 23, 1993, administrator of St. Alexander
in Cornelius (1994-98). Retired in 1998.
||After Senko was accused of touching a "girl in an improper
way" at St. Peter Parish, Archbishop William J. Levada decided
Senko needed to leave parish and go into treatment, according to a
deposition given by Father Charles Lienert. Senko submitted letter
of resignation on March 23, 1993, but denied "consciously or
unconsciously" touching the girl improperly.
||Died in 2004.
||Redemptorist. Served at Holy Redeemer in Northeast Portland, led
Catholic Youth Organization meetings. Also served at Newman House,
University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., about 2001. Also appears
to have spent time at Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Ariz.,
and in Denver, which is the headquarters of the Redemptorists.
||Accused of molesting a teenage boy on eight to 12 occasions on the
grounds of Holy Redeemer in mid-1980s. Alleged incidents included
sodomy, oral sex and fondling, all on the grounds of Holy Redeemer
Parish. At the time accusations surfaced, he was director of the Newman
House, University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. He was removed—at
least temporarily—when accusations surfaced. Tentative $15,000
settlement has fallen through, and claimant will seek punitive damages
in federal court.
||Retired in California
||Born in 1944 in Wenatchee, Wash. Attended Gonzaga University, Wenatchee
Valley College and Mount Angel Seminary. Ordained in 1972. Served
St. Mary in Eugene, MacLaren School for Boys and Hillcrest School
for girls (1972-75), chaplain for Oregon's prison system (1975-83
and 1986-99), St. Mary in Corvallis (1983-86), St. Joseph in Salem
(1999-2003), and St. Edward in Keizer and St. Boniface in Sublimity
(both in 2000-02).
||Nineteen former MacLaren inmates accuse Sprauer of molesting them
when he was chaplain in the 1970s. One additional man accuses Sprauer
of molesting him while he was an inmate at Oregon State Correctional
Institution. Speaking through his attorney, Sprauer denies the charges.
||On administrative leave from pastoral duties, pending resolution
of the accusations.
||An assistant pastor at St. Paul in North Eugene (1977-81). According
to Archdiocese of Portland records, Steigerwald received a leave of
absence in July 1981 and was never reassigned to other church duties.
||Accuser, a student at St. Paul Parish School, claims he was repeatedly
abused on a trip through Oregon, Washington and Canada in 1978. Archdiocese
paid $450,000 in 2003 to settle claim.
||Died in May 1992 after he was struck by a car while crossing a street
in San Francisco.
||Sullivan was a priest in the Archdiocese of Portland from 1979 to
1984. Served at St. Peter in Portland for at least part of his tenure.
||Accuser says Sullivan fondled him at least three times in 1981 during
a sleepover at the church and on a fishing trip. The boy was about
15 years old at the time. A tentative $345,000 settlement has fallen
through. Accuser now seeking punitive damages in federal court.
||Accused of sexually molesting one claimant in Clark County in 1968
||Left the ministry in 1971.
|Thatcher, John R.
||Born in 1916 in Butte, Mont. Joined the Jesuits in Sheridan in 1934.
After four years in Sheridan, moved to Spokane and began studying
philosophy at Mount St. Michael's. Taught at Bellarmine Preparatory
School in Tacoma from 1941 to 1944, and began his theology studies
in California at Alma College in 1944. Ordained in 1947 and continued
his studies. From 1953 to 1957, taught at Gonzaga Prep in Spokane.
Served at St. Ignatius in Portland for 29 years, from 1957 to 1973,
and from 1981 to 1994. A pastor at St. Aloysius in Spokane from 1973
||Accused of showing a 6-year-old boy pornography, fondling his genitals
and inducing him to engage in various other sexual acts in 1963. Jesuit
officials said they could not comment because of a gag order in the
current mediations in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
||Died in 2003.
|Thielen, Monsignor Martin
||Attended Columbia Prep. After seminary, his superiors sent him to
Rome for advanced studies. Ordained in 1935. Served at the new cathedral
for several years. Started teaching at Central Catholic High School
in 1939. Later vice principal and principal. Superintendent of Catholic
schools for the archdiocese: 1951-68[.] Near the location of the old
Downtown Chapel, at Southeast Third and Ankeny, Thielen and other
priests would preach from a soapbox in the late 1930s. Also ran Portland
mission for Japanese-American Catholics (1940-43), St. Stephen in
Portland (1954-64), St. Thomas More in Southwest Portland (1964-75).
||Accused of molesting at least three boys in the late 1950s and early
1960s at St. Stephen's and Central Catholic, both in Southeast Portland.
Two more claims pending, including a man who says Thielen sexually
assaulted him at least three times in 1957 and 1958, when he was 13
or 14 years old. That man is now seeking punitive damages in federal
court. The other claimant has waived his right to punitive damages
and is pursuing a jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Archdiocese
paid out more than $1.8 million in 2003 to settle three cases. Tentative
$7,500 settlement in a fourth case has fallen through; that claimant
has waived his right to punitive damages and will pursue a jury trial
in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
||Retired in 1995. No longer in public ministry. Lives at a residence
for priests in Beaverton. He denies the allegations.
||Served as assistant pastor or pastor from 1939 to 1983 in several
Oregon parishes: St. Edward in Lebanon (1949), pastor of St. John
the Baptist in Milwaukie (1958), Christ the King: 1959. Past[or] at
Holy Cross: 1968-80. He also served in Monroe and Coos Bay.
||Accused of molesting two girls, ages 7 and 8, in 1948 at The Christie
School, then an orphanage run by the archdiocese. Archdiocese paid
$440,000 in 2003 to settle the claims.
||Died in 1992.
|Warren, Ronald James Anthony
||Baker Diocese priest. Celebrated 40 years as a priest in 2002. Pastor
at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Chiloquin since at least 1999.
||Three accusers; two also accuse the Rev. John Goodrich. Archdiocese's
bankruptcy froze a $350,000 settlement check to one of the claimants.
||Forced to retire when allegations surfaced. Lives in the Portland
|White, Cosmas (Paul)
||A Benedictine. Served at St. Paul in Silverton. Also served at St.
Agatha in Southeast Portland for more than 20 years
||A former student of the Mount Angel Preparatory School claimed he
was abused at least six times in 1964.
||Mount Angel Abbey's lay review committee cleared White of any wrongdoing.
White is retired, but says Mass at St. Paul's in Silverton, according
to the church's Web site.
|Wolfe, Philip Mark
||Franciscan friar. Taught at St. Anthony's Seminary in Santa Barbara.
Guest priest at St. Anthony's in Tigard in the summer of 1982. Pleaded
no contest in 1989 to molesting a boy and sentenced to a year in jail.
||Accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a boy at St. Anthony in Tigard
in 1982. Archdiocese paid $10,000 in 2002 to settle the claim.
||Wolfe hanged himself in his Albuquerque, N.M., apartment in 1994.
|Wong, Mr. Earl
||Basketball coach and Cub Scout leader at St. Thomas More in Portland.
||Accuser, who was 13 to 14 years old at the time, says he was subjected
to pornography and sexual abuse on six to 12 occasions from 1980 to
1981 at St. Thomas More.