Diocese of Charlotte releases full list of clergy credibly accused of child sex abuse


Dec. 30, 2019

The Diocese of Charlotte released a list of clergy members credibly accused of child sex abuse since the diocese was established in 1972.

Dioceses nationwide started revealing the names of church leaders accused of abuse, but the Diocese of Charlotte had not yet released a full list of all priests with credible allegations until Monday.

Channel 9 has been pushing for it to be released for months.

The list revealed 14 clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor since 1972. You can read the full list by clicking here.

The diocese said the list contains details about each Charlotte Diocese clergy and the allegations against them. It also includes information about six accused clergy members who served in western North Carolina before the Charlotte Diocese was established.

The list also reveals information on 23 clergy members who served in the Charlotte Diocese but were accused of sexual abuse elsewhere by other dioceses and religious orders.

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