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Br. Eugene Morgan

Order: FSC
Status: Accused

Died: 02/4/2019
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Joined his Order in 1952. Named publicly as accused in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report. Accused in 8/2018 of sexually abusing a male Calvert Hall College High Student in the late 1970s. Morgan was Dean of Discipline at the school and later taught typing. The boy was a swim team member and said Morgan would make the boys swim naked, and that Morgan grabbed and fondled his genitals. Another former student said in 2019 that Morgan would watch the students strip down for swim class. A former teacher said Morgan would swim naked with the boys, and that he would throw typewriters at students during typing class.


Br. Joseph Malloy

Order: OFM
Status: Accused

Died: 01/6/1992
Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Named publicly as accused by the St. John the Baptist Franciscans on its list 6/18/2022 of those with substantiated allegations. No information as to when and where the abuse occurred, so we are placing him in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, where the Province is based. He died in 1992. Per his obituary, Malloy joined the Franciscans in 1938 and made his solemn vows in 1948. He worked in Southfield MI, Louisville KY, and in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH.


Fr. Maurus McBarron

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1934
Status: Settled

Died: 09/1/1987
Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark NJ

A/k/a Joseph. Named publicly as accused in 4/22 by Attorney Mitchell Garabedian. Accused in a lawsuit that settled of sexually abusing a girl, ages 13-14, in 1977-79. McBarron was assigned to St. Mary's in Newark NJ during the time in question. He died in 1987.


Fr. Thomas K. Mabon

Ordained: 1957
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Monsignor. Retired in 2001. Suspended in 2002 after an allegation he abused an altar boy 1988-90 at St. Mary's in Hollidaysburg. Mabon denied the charges. Sued 2003. Criminal charges dismissed due to SOL. Sent by Bishop Adamec to treatment, then allowed to resume ministry in 11/03. Civil suit continued. In 5/04 the diocese paid $3.71M to settle claims by 21 people alleging abuse by 11 priests, including Mabon. In 2005 a woman reported sexual abuse by Mahon at St. Mary's when she was a girl. Per the AG's 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report Mabon told the girl, "if you tell, everyone would believe you instigated it and that's your fault." The Grand Jury called Mabon a "predator" and found that Bishops Hogan and Adamec failed the children.

Fr. Joseph E. Macanga

Ordained: 1986
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Left active priesthood in 1995 with a clean record. Arrested in Lumberton NJ 4/08 by the FBI after they found child pornography on his personal computer. He had been identified as a participant in an internet chat room. Working at the time of his arrest as a teacher and coach at a Burlington County middle school; suspended without pay. Released on house arrest with monitoring. Sentenced in 6/09 to 57 months in federal prison. Projected release date was 8/13.

Fr. Bruce Duncan MacArthur

Ordained: 1953
Status: Convicted

Died: 02/22/2012
Diocese: Diocese of Sioux Falls SD

Accused in a 5/2003 lawsuit of sexually abusing a girl 1965-1970, beginning when she was age 10 and a patient at a WI hospital where MacArthur was chaplain. Arrested in 1/2006; charged with abuse of 3 girls at Beaver Dam hospital in the 1960s in WI. Admitted abusing 30 girls. The Sioux Falls diocese knew of his behavior in 1963 and sent him to Via Coeli in NM for treatment. Reassigned. After WI, MacArthur worked in the San Angelo and El Paso TX dioceses. Arrested and convicted in El Paso in 1978 for abuse of a nursing home patient. Records unclear as to whether he served time in prison or was in inpatient treatment before release on probation. Worked in the San Antonio archdiocese 1979-1984. Suits filed in 7/2007 and 9/2007 in WI against Milwaukee and Sioux Falls by two women. Convicted. Sentenced in 8/2008 in WI to 6 months in jail and 10 years probation and to serve an additional month every year for 6 years. Living in TX when he died 2/22/2012. The San Antonio archdiocese announced in 6/2014 a credible allegation of abuse of a girl in the late 1970s. On the Sioux Falls diocese's list 3/21/2019. It notes faculties removed in 4/1992. On San Antonio's list 1/31/2019. Named by the Gallup diocese in 12/2014; volunteered at Gallup shelters in 2003.

Fr. Michael M. MacCourt

Order: SSC
Ordained: 1923
Status: Accused

Died: 12/1/1977
Diocese: Diocese of San Diego CA

From Northern Ireland, where he was ordained in 1923 then sent to the U.S. Worked at St Columban's in NE 1923-24 and St. Columban's in Silver Creek NY 1924-30. He then returned to Ireland on sick leave 1930-38. While there he worked in parishes and as a chaplain. Sent back to the U.S. in 1938. Known to have worked in CA, NY and Silver Creek NY, where he died in 1977. Named publicly as credibly accused by the Columbans U.S. Province on its list in 2/22 (name spelled "McCourt.") A single allegation is noted, of abuse in 1940. Per the Official Catholic Directory, MacCourt was assigned in 1940 to St. Columban's in San Diego CA.


Fr. James L. MacGuinness

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Ordained: 1912
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Included on Attorney Garabedian's 3/28/16 list of accused clerics named in civil claims resulting in settlements or arbitration awards. A 90-year-old man claimed MacGuinness sexually abused him at St. Joseph's in Roxbury MA 1938-40. Also worked in Beachmont, Marblehead, Lawrence, Sharon and Peabody parishes. Chaplain for both a boys' orphanage and a girls' academy. Several leaves of absence marked his career. Died 4/14/55.

Fr. Bernard M. Mach

Ordained: 1964
Status: Settled

Died: 02/17/2004
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Accused of fondling a 12-year-old boy in Fall 1991. In 1/93 the boy's parents met with Mach and in 3/93 with the diocesan chancellor. Civil suit filed 1993 when the diocese failed to pay for counseling. Placed on leave 12/93. Also accused, along with Fr. John Aurelio, of abuse of three others. Civil suit settled confidentially in 1998. Mach lived in FL without privileges. Died 2/17/04. Included on 3/20/18 diocesan list. Named in 4/30/19 suit. A suit 8/19 claims abuse of a 7-year-old at St. Gerard's in 1974. By 8/21 there were 21 lawsuits filed under the NY Child Victims Act with accusations against Mach.

Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado

Order: LC
Ordained: 1944
Status: Settled

Died: 01/30/2008
Diocese: Diocese of St. Augustine FL

From Mexico. Rejected by multiple seminaries, ordained by his uncle. Founder of the Legionaries of Christ in 1941. Called the "most brilliant fundraiser in the modern church." By 1997 the Legion had seminarians - as young as age 10 - in 18 countries. Maciel sexually abused young boys throughout his career and fathered at least three children with two women. Nine men came forward publicly in 1997 to allege abuse as young boys when they were seminarians. Maciel was suspended from Legion leadership by Pope Pius XII in 1956 reportedly due to accusations of drug abuse and abuse of boys in Mexico. Reinstated in 1958. Pope John Paul II ignored reports of his abuse and, in fact, celebrated Maciel. Removed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2006, given life of prayer and penitence in Jacksonville FL. Died 1/30/2008, age 87. By 2019 all but three of the men who had come forward accepted settlements from the Legionaries. The three called on the order to retract its "lies" about them to the media and called their low five figures offer a "humiliation."

Fr. Patrick Mackan

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Order: CR
Ordained: 1958
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

Accused in a 2002 suit of sexually abusing a 17-year-old Canadian girl after she had been raped and impregnated by another man. The abuse is alleged to have continued 1972-75 and to have included oral sex and sexual intercourse. Some of the abuse occurred during trips to the US, where Mackan supervised other priests of his order in the Louisville archdiocese. His later career involved the education of children with special needs. Mackan died in 1990.

Fr. Leonard J. Mackiewicz

Ordained: 1957
Status: Sued

Died: 03/7/1994
Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

Removed from minstry in 1987. Died in 3/1994. Accused in a civil suit filed in 10/1994 of sexually abusing a youth in 1987. Name included on a list of credibly accused priests released by Bishop Saltarelli on 11/16/2006. A woman filed a civil suit in 8/2008 alleging abuse in 1966 when she was 13. The suit also alleges that there were nine other victims, including two minor males. A man filed a separate suit in 8/2008, claiming abuse in 1970. Two suits were filed in 9/2008. Personnel files released in 2/2012.

Fr. Benjamin T. Mackin

Order: OPraem
Ordained: 1956
Status: Accused

Died: 12/20/2005
Diocese: Diocese of Green Bay WI

Added to the Norbertine's list in 4/21 of those with substantiated allegations of the sexual abuse of minors. Per the Order, it received report(s) in late 2020 or early 2021 that Mackin abused minors in the 1980s. Mackin was on faculty at St. Norbert High School and Abbot Pennings High School, was St. Norbert College parish pastor, then was abbot of St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere 1982-94. He died 12/20/05.

Fr. Eckley Macklin

Order: SOLT
Ordained: 1995
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Corpus Christi TX

In Summer 2021 the Diocese of Cheyenne informed parishioners that Macklin,age 85, had been credibly accused of abusing a minor in the Diocese of Corpus Christi and was restricted from public ministry. Macklin worked in the Cheyenne diocese 2004-2015. He was ordained late in life, in 1995. The bio for a book of stories and poems he authored describes Eckley as "an African American folk singer....public radio host...park ranger...priest...college missionary to the American Indians in Wyoming."


Fr. David Mark MacPherson

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Covington KY

In 2003 two women settled claims with the Covington diocese over allegations that MacPherson molested them in the 1960s at St. Patrick's in Maysville. The diocese paid a total of $750K to the two women and to a man who alleged abuse by Fr. Earl Bierman. Both women were part of a class action suit filed against the Diocese of Covington. MacPherson left active ministry in 1978 and was laicized 1/20/1984. Included on the diocese's list 7/31/2020 of those with substantiated allegation(s).

Fr. Walter E. MacPherson

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 07/16/2011
Diocese: Diocese of Belleville IL

Removed in 2/1994 from position as pastor of St. Martin of Tours in Washington Park after allegations of sexual misconduct with a boy in his early teens "more than 20 years ago." In 1/1995 the Diocesan review board permanently removed him from active ministry and he retired. On 1/24/2009 the diocesan website gave his status as "Administrative Leave/Retired." Died 7/16/2011. On diocese's list 12/19/2018. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes four "reported survivors."

Fr. Gordon J. MacRae

Ordained: 1982
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Psychological problems during seminary in 1978. Pleaded guilty in 1988 to paying boy for sex. Received one year in jail, deferred, and sent for treatment. May have abused in 1983 but no action. Charged in 1993 with 11 counts of molestation of at least four boys. Convicted in 1994 for assault of a boy. Sentenced to 33 1/2 to 67 years. Civil suits filed. [See Major Account for much information and related documents.] Multiple appeals. Still in prison in 2/14, continuing to deny guilt. Federal appeal case filed in 2/14.

Fr. John A. Madaj

Ordained: 1939
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Scranton PA

First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Madaj's file contained two anonymous letters to Fr. McHugh in 12/52 alleging Madaj was having an affair with his housekeeper. In 3/90 the parents of a male 19-year-old told the diocese that Madaj had sexually abused their son at age 9 or 10. Madaj denied the allegation. Died 1998. On diocese's list 8/19/18.

Fr. Norbert J. Maday

Ordained: 1964
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Arrested in 1993. Convicted in 1994 for the sexual assault of two boys. Sentenced to 20 years. Sued. Included in a 10/2003 settlement. Second suit in 5/2006. At least one claim included in a 5/2007 $6.65M settlement with 14 people claiming abuse by 12 priests. One claim included in an 8/2008 $12.7M settlement involving 11 priests and 16 plaintiffs. Laicized in 12/2007. New settlement in 7/2009. Spent 9 months in a secure treatment facility in WI, as a violent sexual predator; released in 8/2013. Registered sex offender. Personnel file released in 1/2014. New suit in 1/2014. Last known to be living in WI. Died in 3/2019. New suit in 9/2016 claimed abuse over two years starting in 1979 of a boy, age 10. Settlement in 6/2021 with two men alleging abuse beginning age 10 at St. Bede's on the South Side. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes 72 "reported survivors."

Fr. Michael K. Madden

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Burlington VT

Faculties revoked in 4/88. Resigned as pastor of St. Paul 's in Barton 7/12/88. Convicted in 1989 for lewd conduct with a boy. Authorities knew of other victims over a 20-year period. Sentenced to probation for five years. Violated probation at least six times. Ended up serving two years in prison. Civil trial 1994; ordered to pay victim $175K. A second suit filed 2003. Died 9/10/00, while vacationing in Austria. On the diocese's list of credibly accused 8/22/19.

Fr. Paul Madden

Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Jackson MS

From Ireland. Ordained for the Diocese of Jackson, MS. Accused in 1993 of abuse, including rape, of 13-year-old boy on a trip to Ireland in 1973. Plaintiff settled for $50K. In a separate 2002 lawsuit plaintiff alleged church lied, telling him there was no previous knowledge of abuse by priests. Attached to the petition was a letter signed by a Paul Madden who said he "feels remorse and guilt for the molestation." Judge ruled in favor of the defense in in 9/2003 and the case was dismissed. Faculties in Jackson were suspended in 7/2002. Madden was 'on duty outside the diocese' in the Diocese of Saltillo, Mexico 1977-1979. Worked as a missionary of the Society of St. James the Apostle in Peru 1991-1993 and 1994-2002. Incardinated into the Chimbota diocese in Peru in 2003, despite warnings to the diocese by Diocese of Jackson officials. Still active there in 8/2015. Retired and living in Peru in 3/2019. Included on the Jackson diocese's list of credibly accused 3/19/2019.

Fr. Daniel Greene Madigan

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Ordained: 1980
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Portland ME

Ordained in Worcester, MA. Assigned in the Archdiocese of Seattle and Diocese of Portland. Granted faculties in the Diocese of Gaylord in 7/2003, assigned to St. Anne in Alpena and St. Rose in Herron. Soon removed from St. Rose per the request of a parish administrator and parishioners. Accused in 10/2003 of grooming and boundary violations toward a teenage boy some time prior in Caribou, ME. Madigan denied the allegations. The Gaylord Diocese asked Madigan to undergo a psychological evaluation before possible incardination; Madigan refused and told the Diocese in 2008 that he might return to "civilian life." Included in the MI Attorney General's 1/8/2024 Gaylord report.


Br. Gregory Madigan

Order: OSC
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Saint Cloud MN

Alleged to have molested at least six boys in the 1960s and 1970s. Confronted by parents in the mid-1970s; agreed to seek treatment. Admitted abuse of a 14-year-old boy in the 1980s at a Crosier minor seminary in MN. The Crosiers reached a monetary settlement with the victim when he came forward in 1988. Madigan was sent for treatment. At least one claim was included in a 2/2009 settlement with the Crosiers and nine accusers in MN. Retired and living under safety plan in Phoenix in 3/2014. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Edward C. Madore

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Syracuse NY

Named publicly as accused on the diocese's list 12/3/18. Laicized. As of 2/14/20 there were three claims filed against Madore under the NY Child Victims Act, one claiming abuse in 1976 of an 8-year-old altar boy. Lawsuits by three more in 6/20. Reportedly left the priesthood in 1987 and was laicized.

Fr. Alfonso Madrid

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1950
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of El Paso TX

Full name Jose Alfonso Madrid. From the Jesuit Province of Mexico. Died in 1982. Accused in a 6/2011 civil suit of abuse of an altar boy, ages 8-10, in the 1970s at at Sacred Heart in El Paso, TX. Madrid allegedly "mentored" the boy before molesting him on multiple occasions. Diocese denied any prior complaints against him. Suit settled at mediation in 7/2013. Another man filed suit in 8/2013 for abuse at age 8 at the same parish 1974-1975. On the Jesuits Central and Southern Province list 12/17/2018. On El Paso diocese's and San Antonio archdiocese's lists 1/31/2019. In San Antonio 1966-1970. Reported there in 1968 to have had "inappropriate contact" with a 9-year-old boy. Five additional accusers 2014-2019 alleged abuse in the late 1960s. Worked in New Orleans, LA in 1960-1961.

Fr. Jaime Madrid

Ordained: 1972
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of El Paso TX

Accused of abuse of a boy for two years, 1971-72 in rectory, car and elsewhere. Civil suit filed in 1992 said diocese knew in 1967 that other priests in diocese were pedophiles and failed to report. Madrid admitted charges. Boy pled delayed discovery in suit. Litigation settled with non-disclosure. One report says Madrid told El Paso Bishop Raymond Pena in 1992 that he had abused boy 20 years prior. Laicized 2007. Died 10/07. On diocese's list 1/31/19. Suit against diocese filed 2/19, alleging abuse, including rape, by Madrid of a 12-year-old St. Joseph's altar boy 1970-71.

Fr. Saul Madrid

Ordained: 1985
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Phoenix AZ

Raised in Chihuahua, Mexico. Arrived in the U.S. at age 18. Ordained for the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ. A man filed suit in 6/2003 alleging that Madrid drugged and sexually assaulted him in 1987 when he was a minor. The suit says officials of the archdiocese used spiritual arguments and the victim's devout faith to keep him from filing a lawsuit or reporting the abuse when it occurred. Madrid was sent to the Servants of the Paraclete in Jemez Sprints, NM for treatment in 1988, then reassigned. Resigned in 2002. Civil suit settled in 2005.

Fr. Joseph Maffei

Order: SDB
Ordained: 1958
Status: Settled

Died: 12/29/2009
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

From Italy. Arrived in the U.S. in 1952. Attorney Garabedian announced a settlement in 9/2013 on behalf of a plaintiff who alleged abuse by Maffei as a 12-year-old boy, when Maffei was assigned to Sacred Heart Retreat House in Ipswich, MA. The abuse allegedly took place at the Marian Shrine in New Rochelle, NY. Died 12/29/2009. Included on the Salesians list of credibly accused in 3/2020.

Fr. Philip A. Magaldi

Ordained: 1960
Status: Settled

Died: 08/12/2008
Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI

Magaldi left Providence in 1988 after claims of financial mismanagement. Accepted into the Ft. Worth diocese by Bishop Delaney in 1990. Pleaded guilty in 1992 to embezzlement in Rhode Island, returned to ministry in Ft. Worth after eight months. Allegation in Ft. Worth in 1997 by a young man that Magaldi would pay him to give him enemas. Still active until 1999, after an allegation that he raped a boy and paid the boy to give him enemas in the 1970s, while Magaldi was assigned in Rhode Island. The plaintiff died in 10/2000; suit dismissed. Retired. HIV positive. Laicization requested; died in 8/2008. Another claim settled 8/21/2012 in Ft. Worth. A lawsuit filed against  in 9/2019 claimed abuse of a boy, ages 12-17, in the late 1970s-early 1980s, while Magaldi was pastor of St. Anthony's in Providence. Suit dismissed, the judge ruling that church leadership cannot be labeled "perpetrators." The RI Supreme Court affirmed the ruling in 6/2023. The plaintiff also filed suit NY in 10/2020 claiming Magaldi sexually abused him during a trip to NYC in 1983. Dismissed.


Br. Finian Magee

Order: OSF
Status: Sued

Died: 08/27/1993
Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Accused in a 4/03 civil suit of groping and rubbing against a 12-year-old boy in the early 1970s at St. Joseph's in Babylon. He was the boy's 6th grade homeroom teacher at the parish school. The abuse allegedly occurred in the classroom and in Magee's private school office. Died 8/27/93. (Name misspelled McGee in at least one news report.) Included in 3/21 on the Rockville Centre diocese's list of accused.

Fr. Patrick Francis Magee

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Died: 12/9/2023
Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Attended seminary in Ireland. Worked in the Trenton diocese. Returned to Ireland on vacation in 2003 where he was accused of abusing a boy between 1965 and 1969, when Magee was a seminarian. Arrested in Ireland. Allegations of abuse of two adults also raised in Trenton. Charges in Ireland dropped in 2004 after alleged victim's suicide. Magee returned to Trenton and asked to be reinstated. He is shown as retired in the 2007-2010 Catholic Directories. Included on the Trenton diocese's list 2/13/2019. Multiple alleged victims noted. Removed from ministry. Subject of settlement(s). Died 12/9/2023.

Fr. John E. Magel

Ordained: 1960
Status: Sued

Died: 04/15/2012
Diocese: Archdiocese of Louisville KY

Retired in 1995. Placed on leave in 6/02 when a man claimed in a lawsuit against the Archdiocese that Magel exposed himself to a group of boys by preparing a meal in the nude while on a camping trip. The same plaintiff also alleged abuse by a parochial school teacher. Magel was returned to active (retired) status in 3/03 when Archbishop Kelly determined there was no evidence that he had abused children. Magel died 4/15/12.

Fr. E. Neil Magnus

Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Died: 11/27/1988
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Parish priest. Teacher/counselor/chaplain at five different high schools. In residence at one, principal of another. Tribunal member. In 2016 a woman received "acknowledgment of crimes" and financial assistance for counseling from the Archdiocese due to her claims of rape by Magnus and another priest, Joseph Maskell. Magnus was Keough High School's Religious Services Director, Maskell was chaplain. Both priests were counselors. Per the woman they raped her at a CYO picnic in 9/1970, when she was age 14 and a new Keough student. She said Magnus showed up in a police car and that the rape occurred after she was given a drink that weakened her. She said Maskell watched, then also raped her, and that his assaults continued through her high school years. She claimed, too, that on one occasion a Baltimore police officer joined Maskell and, after paying the priest, raped her. Magnus and Maskell have been accused by other former students. Both men have been implicated in the unsolved 1969 murder of Sr. Cathy Cesnik, to whom girls had confided abuse. Included on the archdiocese's list 12/14/2018. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report. It shows that the Archdiocese received a report from a woman in 1992 of sexual abuse by Magnus and Maskell over several years in the late 1960s, when she was a Keough student. The AG Report details abuse of 7 girls by Magnus, one as young as age 11. Several reported the presence of a police officer during some of the abuse, as well as rape by a police officer. One said the abuse by Magnus included rape with a crucifix. Another victim described Magnus as "sadistic and evil." There are indications in Magnus' personnel file that Archdiocesan officials new of problems with Magnus, yet kept him in ministry and appointed him as principal of high schools. Magnus died 11/27/1988.

Fr. Felix H. Maguire

Ordained: 1950
Status: Settled

Died: 07/13/2008
Diocese: Archdiocese of Hartford CT

A police investigation of allegations against Maguire in 1984 was suddenly dropped, without explanation. Removed from ministry in 1992. Medically retired in 1993 and moved to Florida. Jury awarded one plaintiff $262,803 in a 1995 trial that was sealed from the public. Sued in 1/2003 by a 21-year-old man who alleged assault when he was 15. Claims against Maguire were included in the 10/2005 $22M settlement between the Archdiocese and 45 people alleging abuse by 14 priests. Died 7/13/2008. Included on the Hartford Archdiocese's list 1/22/2019. On the Diocese of Norwich's list 2/22/2019.

Fr. Joseph M. Maguire

Ordained: 1934
Status: Sued

Died: 10/10/1976
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Accused in a lawsuit 11/5/2018 of abusing a boy, age 12, in 1955 at San Francisco church in Ranchos de Taos NM. Maguire was born 5/19/1898 in Lexington MA; trained at St Meinrad Seminary IN; ordained in Boston by Cardinal O'Connell on 5/25/1934. Reportedly taught at minor seminary for a year before working until 1960 in parishes in the Santa Fe archdiocese, where he was also a Consultor and chaplain of the NM Senate. Granted the title monsignor in 1950. After working as pastor at Ranchos de Taos, where he was later accused of abuse, he was on sick leave before his next parish assignment at Our Lady of the Assumption in Albuquerque. Listed in the Official Catholic Directory 1960-1976 as a Santa Fe priest 'On sick leave' but reclassified as 'retired' when he died on 10/10/1976. An obituary in the Boston Globe revealed he had been assigned to St. Brigid in Lexington MA, though never indexed or listed as there in the Directory. Not included on the Santa Fe archdiocese's lists of accused.

Fr. Joseph T. Maguire

Ordained: 1973
Status: Convicted

Died: 02/22/2005
Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Transferred three times in first 14 months after ordination. Diocese investigated 1974 allegation. Joined Stigmatine order in 1981. Investigated by police 1986. Working in Ireland at the time and nothing done. No assignment after 1981. Faculties withdrawn 1994. Some claims in 11/02 settlement. Criminal charges filed by two men in 2003. Convicted 2004 and sentenced to 44 years in prison. Eight others offered to testify as to his crimes against them. Died in prison in 2/05. Worked in Boston.

Fr. Thomas H. Maguire

Ordained: 1976
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Took voluntary leave 10/28/12 without privileges after recent allegations of engaging in "inappropriate behavior in the presence of minors." Police investigators found no evidence of a crime. Had served as pastor at St. Helen Mother of the Emperor Constantine Parish in Norwell since 2001. After publicity, more people came forward with accusations of sexual abuse during and prior to the mid-1990s. While assigned to St. John's in Canton MA, reportedly drank alcohol with youth involved in the CYO and, on one particular occasion, touched himself sexually and offered money to the first boy who completed a sexual act. Name included on the archdiocese's list in 1/13,  'Administrative Leave; Case in Process.' Laicization announced 3/31/16.

Fr. Paul J. Mahan

Ordained: 1968
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

A 2000 lawsuit claimed Mahan abused two of his nephews in 1994-1995 Another was filed in 1999. As of late 2002, at least 12 lawsuits had been filed against Mahan. More in 1/03. The archdiocese was warned in 1994 and 1995. Mahan was referred to as "dangerous" and "a threat to adolescent males." Sent for treatment twice. Privileges removed in 1996. Involuntarily laicized in 2/98. Name included on the archdiocese's list in 8/11.

Fr. Daniel J. Maher

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Ordained: 1962
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

From Ireland, where he was ordained. Arrived in the Albany diocese shortly after ordination. Sued in 9/05. Accused of abuse of a youth in 1973. Maher denied the allegations. Cleared the same month by diocesan investigation and returned to ministry. Plaintiff's attorney said in 9/05 that a second victim had come forward. Maher still in active ministry in 2007. Retired in 2008. Placed on leave in 2/20 due to new allegations of sexual abuse of a minor in the 1960s and '70s. The alleged victim had come forward in 4/18. Accused in a 9/20 lawsuit, along with Fr. Donald Starks, of abuse of an altar boy, ages 11-13, in 1966-68. Added in 2020 to the diocese's list of credibly accused.

Fr. Robert J. Maher

Ordained: 1937
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Harrisburg PA

Monsignor. Assisted and pastored parishes throughout the diocese. Longtime Superintendent of Diocesan Schools, and member of Diocesan Examiners of Clergy. Resided many years at an orphanage for girls. Resigned 1975. Accused of the sexual abuse of at least 15 boys ant St. Vincent's in Hanover. More allegations surfaced after his death. Died 6/19/90. In 8/16 the diocese publicly acknowledged that in 1994 it had received credible allegations of child sexual abuse against Maher, said to have occurred in the 1960s. Name included on the diocese's list released 8/1/18. Named in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report.

Fr. Gerald A. Mahon

Ordained: 1971
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Winona-Rochester MN

Vicar General and former director of Vocations for Diocese. Accused of improprieties by two seminarians in cases that were never publicized and were settled out of court and sealed in the early 1990s. Both settlements involved under $100K, mostly for counseling. One involved a seminarian who also implicated priests in 2-3 other dioceses. Other involved seminarian's allegations against Mahon, three other bishop and another vicar general. This was resolved by offer of counseling and career training.

Fr. Daniel Joseph Mahoney

Ordained: 1952
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Harrisburg PA

Died 7/4/07, age 80. Assigned to Holy Name of Jesus parish for 34 years. Name included on the diocese's list released 8/1/18. Accused after his death of the sexual abuse of a child. Included in the PA Grand Jury Report 8/14/18.

Fr. John E. Mahoney

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1964
Status: Sued

Died: 12/15/2004
Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Accused in a 4/03 lawsuit of spanking and caressing the bare buttocks of a boy , age 11,on a trip to West Point in 1967. Later attempts to molest the boy "occurred in the sacristy, the bell tower and in defendant's car." At the time of the alleged abuse, was Director of the Capuchins' St Francis Retreat House, across the Hudson from West Point. For many years, celebrated Mass at St Barnabas. In addition to the Rockville Centre diocese and the NY archdiocese, Mahoney was assigned to a parish in the Manchester NH diocese 1990-94. Died 12/15/04. Named in two suits 8/19: claims of abuse 1971-74 of a St. Barnabas student, ages 11-14. (Plaintiff also accused Rev. Edward R. Andrea of abuse 1975-78.); claims of abuse in 1968 of an altar boy, age 10, at St. Barnabas. On the RVC diocese's list in 3/21, noting abuse allegedly occurring many locations.

Fr. Peter Mahoney

Ordained: 1961
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Removed from ministry in 11/21 after the Diocesan Review Board determined that allegations against Mahoney were credible. An allegation that Mahoney sexually abused a child 1975-78 while assigned to St. Martin of Tours was first brought to the diocese's attention in 10/20. Mahoney was also accused in a 4/21 lawsuit of abusing a boy, ages 12-13, in 1963-64 while he was principal at the Church of St. Leonard of Port Maurice School.


Fr. Robert J. Mahoney

Ordained: 1967
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend IN

Two men filed civil suits in 1992 and 1993 against the diocese and Mahoney. First plaintiff claimed Mahoney "assaulted, battered and raped" him 1981-83 as a child at an elementary school in South Bend; second claimed abuse 1970-72 at school in Mishawaka. Suits were dismissed 12/93 and 2/94 "with prejudice." No reasons were provided. Resigned from ministry 6/15/93. Laicized 7/25/06. On diocese's 9/18/18 list, noting four credible allegations.


Fr. Roger Michael Mahony

Ordained: 1962
Status: Exonerated by diocese

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Twice accused of abuse. Not substantiated, no action taken. Retired in 2011. Shown in 2013 release of documents to have "maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark about sexual abuse in their parishes." As of 2/1/13, his successor, Archbishop Gomez, stripped Mahony of all administrative or public duties. Remained bishop in good standing. The archdiocese's list in 12/21 shows that Mahony was "Exonerated/Retired/Full Faculties to Minister."

Fr. Brennan Maiers

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Died: 07/22/2022
Diocese: Diocese of Saint Cloud MN

A man filed suit in 2/1992 claiming Maiers abused him at age 9 in 1966. It settled out of court in late 1992. Maiers admitted the abuse and also that he had been arrested for soliciting an undercover officer at an adult movie theater in 1984. Also admitted to sexual relationships with a woman and two men in NY in the 1970s. Permanently removed from ministry in 2002. Living under restriction at St. John's Abbey. Included on their list released 12/9/2013. Also on the Addendum to the 12/31/2013 Duluth list and St. Cloud diocese's 1/3/2014 list. St. Paul personnel file released 05/19/2014. Maiers died in 7/22.

Fr. Daniel C. Maio

Ordained: 1966
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Pueblo CO

Left active priesthood in 1974. Died 6/9/06. Civil suit filed 3/2010 alleged abuse of a 15-year-old boy 1968-69 while Maio was Diocesan Youth Director, leading a "SEARCH" program, and assigned to St. Patrick's. Maio allegedly gave the boy and other youths alcohol and marijuana and had them play strip poker. A second suit filed 4/10 alleged same circumstances, also in 1968. Both suits settled 5/11. Included in the CO A.G. report 10/22/19.

Fr. Eugene A. Maio

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1960
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a minor at Marymount High School in Los Angeles, while a Loyola University faculty member 1963-67. Trained in the Kansas City, KS archdiocese, then on faculty of St. Louis University in St. Louis for two years. Living in Akron, OH area in 2003. On the Jesuits' Central and Southern Province list 12/7/18. It notes that Maio left the Jesuits in 1970 and the priesthood in 1971. Laicized. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes the abuse in L.A. was in 1963-64 and was reported in 1964 and 2003.

Fr. Harry Majerus

Ordained: 1942
Status: Accused

Died: 08/28/1995
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

Ordained for the St. Paul diocese, incardinated into New Ulm when it was formed in 1957. Named as one of four with substantiated claims of the sexual abuse of a minor released for the first time by St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese 10/23/14. Allegations against Majerus were possibly first made in 1971; he was not removed until 1987. Died 8/28/95.

Fr. Louis Mako

Ordained: 1962
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Scranton PA

Named publicly as accused by the Diocese of Scranton on its list 8/19/18. Born in Romania, ordained in Europe. Worked in Scranton diocese 1975-77. Per news in 12/76, was to be reassigned to Austria. Died in 1998. On Scranton diocese's list 8/19/18. On Diocese of Buffalo's list 11/5/18. Left the Buffalo diocese in 1972. Case sent to Vatican.

Fr. Mark J. Makowski

Ordained: 1987
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Diocese of Duluth MN

Charged in 1/1995 with molesting a 16-year-old boy in the parish rectory after giving the boy alcohol. Removed 1/12/1995 without privileges. In a plea bargain on 3/29/1995, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct. Sentenced to six months in jail and seven years' probation. Later became affiliated with the MN Episcopal Diocese (not as a priest) and arrangements were in place to monitor him while on church property. Named on the 12/31/2013 Duluth list of priests with credible allegations. Last known to be living in Sun City, AZ.

Fr. Perry Malacaman

Ordained: 1972
Status: Arrested

Diocese: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston WV

"Pericles." From the Archdiocese of Davao City, Philippines. Assigned to parishes in the Wheeling-Charleston diocese 1993-2009. Retired and living in Beckley WV when arrested in 7/22, charged with "involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 16, corruption of minors and indecent assault of a person younger than 16." The abuse allegedly occurred over a five-year period, beginning ten years previously. Malacaman's accuser, a family member, was age 19 in 7/22 when he came forward to police, and said he was abused from ages 9-14.


Fr. Vincent R. Malatesta

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1961
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Dallas TX

Ordained for the Diocese of Paterson NJ in 1961, entered the Society of Jesus in 1979. Named publicly as accused by the Jesuits Central and Southern Province on its list 12/7/2018. Allegation to the Order in 1999 that Malatesta sexually abused a Dallas Jesuit College Prep student in the 1980s. Malatesta had been admonished by the Superior for having a student pose nude for a sketching and for swimming nude with students. There were also concerns about Malatesta's relationships with young men, including those he was mentoring. Deemed by Order in 1999 to not be a risk, kept in ministry. Removed from ministry in 2002. Left the Jesuits in 2004. On the Diocese of Dallas list 1/31/2019. On 2/27/2020 the Central and Southern Province Jesuits moved Malatesta's name from the category of those with single allegations against them to those with multiple allegations. Accused in a suit filed by multiple plaintiffs in 8/2019 against Dallas Prep and the Diocese. Abuse alleged of at least two students in the 1980s. One said he reported his abuse to the school in 1981, and nothing was done. The other said he was abused by Malatesta the following year. The suit settled in 3/2022. On the Atlanta archdiocese's list in 11/2020. Included in the GA PAC Report 3/24/2023.

Fr. Ronald Raoul Malboeuf

Ordained: 1965
Status: Settled

Died: 07/15/2009
Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

Removed from ministry in 1988 after a man alleged that Malboeuf abused him over five years, beginning when he was age 10. A man filed suit in 3/03 alleging that he had been sexually abused in the mid-1960s by Malboeuf, beginning when he was about 11 and continuing for 2-3 years. Two claims against Malboeuf settled in 8/04 as part of a $7.5M settlement between 45 claimants and the diocese involving 18 priests. Malboeuf was voluntarily laicized in 12/89. Died in 2009. Included in 6/21 on the diocese's list of credibly accused.

Fr. Kevin J. Malee

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Ordained: 1978
Status: Charged

Diocese: Diocese of Great Falls-Billings MT

Criminally charged in 11/87 with two counts of deviant sexual conduct. Accused in a 1988 civil suit of assaulting a 15-year-old for two years at a rectory, church, family home and while on vacation with the teen's family. Malee countersued. Helena Diocese had one archival file and the Great Falls Diocese has two secret archives files. In 1990 a judge denied the plaintiff's request for discovery of these files. Malee ended up in San Diego. On diocese's list 08/21/18.

Fr. Jan Malicki

Ordained: 1973
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Miami FL

Ordained in Poland. Arrived in FL in 1989. Accused in a 1998 lawsuit of abusing a 13-year-old girl and a woman. Police investigated for two years; no charges filed. Suit was dormant for four years until the FL Supreme Court ruled in 3/2002 that Churches were not protected from negligent hiring and supervision claims. It settled in 2005. Malicki filed a suit in 7/2002 against the Archdiocese for publicly accusing him of wrongdoing. His suit was dismissed in 6/2003.

Fr. Edward C. Maliszewski

Ordained: 1945
Status: Sued

Died: 11/3/2006
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 4/2020 of sexually abusing a boy, beginning in the early 1960s when the boy was age 7 or 8 and continuing through age 15. Maliszewski was assigned 1955-1964 to St. Coleman's in Turtle Creek, where the boy was a student. The boy was a resident of the New Castle Youth Development Center (NYCD) at age 15. The suit also claims the boy was abused by two other unknown priests, one at NCYD and the other during a stay 1970-1971 at Woodville State Hospital. Maliszewski died in 2006. Name included in 2022 on the diocese's list of accused.

Fr. Egon Mallman

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1929
Status: Accused

Died: 08/20/1980
Diocese: Diocese of Helena MT

As part of Section 13.1, Non-Monetary Commitments, of the Society of Jesus, Oregon Province, Reorganization Plan (7/18/2011) the Province agreed to post on its website the names of all members of the province who are identified as perpetrators of sexual abuse in proofs of claims filed in the bankruptcy case, and who have not denied the allegation. Mallman is included on this list without any additional information on claims against him. Worked in Heart Butte MT for over 40 years. Died 8/20/1980. Included on the Helena diocese's list posted to its website 4/29/2015 in compliance with the non monetary terms of the 3/5/2015 bankruptcy settlement. On the Jesuits West list 12/7/2018. It notes claims in 1980 of abuse in 1958 and 1960.

Fr. Joseph J. Malloy

Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Died: 01/7/2016
Diocese: Diocese of Bridgeport CT

In 2001 a man accused Malloy of fondling him on one occasion when he was 8 or 9 in 1980. Malloy denied the allegation. Diocese investigation deemed the accusation "not credible" and Malloy was still an active priest as of 2009. Malloy was included in a 2001 global settlement of claims by 26 people against the diocese and 5 priests over the years. Total settlement was about $15M. Died 1/7/2016. In 2019 a 55-year-old man told a news outlet that when he was age 6, Malloy raped him at St. James in Stratford. The man told the diocese a year earlier and said he asked them to pay for his therapy but was only offered $5K. The man also alleged abuse by Revs. Raymond Pcolka and Joseph Murphy.

Fr. Peter V. Malloy

Order: SDB
Ordained: 1974
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Made first vows as a Salesian in 1962. Ordained in 1974. National Director of the St. Dominic Savio Club, a youth leadership program. Boy Scouts chaplain. Worked in NY, MA, IN, AL. Removed from ministry in 2009. Named publicly as accused by the Salesian order on its list of credibly accused in 3/2020. No details given as to when or where the abuse took place, or number of victims. (Placing him in the NY archdiocese for now, where the Salesians' Eastern Province is based.)

Fr. Robert Patrick Malloy

Ordained: 1983
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Arrested in 1998 and later charged with sexually exploiting at least 14 boys 1992-1998. Placed on leave. Indictment covered 42 charges. Charges dismissed 2/2002. Refiled. In a plea agreement in 8/2002 Malloy pleaded no contest to five lesser counts. Sentenced in 9/2002 to 5 years (less 5 days) probation. Per a 2002 article, Malloy had been writing anonymous, sexually explicit notes to teenage boys at St. Pius High School, offering to pay them for their semen. Served as a police chaplain until 1998. Included on the Santa Fe archdiocese's list of accused 9/12/2017. Named in a suit against the Boy Scouts in 12/2018, along with Rev. Ronald Bruckner.

Fr. Eugene A. Malo

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Order: SJ
Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named publicly as accused by the Jesuits Central and Southern Province on its list 12/7/2018. Left the Jesuits in 1970, left the priesthood in 1971.  Assignments were in Aurora, CO, Los Angeles, CA and St. Louis, MO. Included on the Jesuits West 7/21/2022 list of credibly accused, which notes abuse of a minor 1964-1964, reported in 2003. Assigned during that time to Loyola University in Los Angeles CA.

Fr. Donald T. Malone

Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Arrested in 1979 for public lewdness at a rest stop. Removed in 1988 from position as principal of Archbishop Stepinac High School after he was accused of soliciting sex from a young teenage boy. Transferred to three parishes before placed on permanent leave. At least one victim died by suicide. On archdiocese's list 4/26/19. Laicized. Died in 2012.

Fr. Emmet Malone

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1947
Status: Settled

Died: 06/19/1994
Diocese: Archdiocese of San Antonio TX

Accused in a 2004 lawsuit of molesting an 11-year-old boy in the early 1950s, under the guise of teaching the boy how to pray. The Franciscans stated that "we believe something did happen," and the suit was settled. Malone also worked at Corpus Christi parish and school in the Chicago, IL archdiocese. On the San Antonio archdiocese's list 1/21/2019. It notes an allegation received in 2001 of abuse in the 1950s of a boy and his brother. Died 6/19/1994. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report. Included on the Franciscans' Our Lady of Guadalupe Province list of credibly accused as of 1/2024. Member of the Sacred Heart Province.

Fr. William J. Malone

Order: CSSp
Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of St. Augustine FL

Named publicly by the Diocese in 3/2019 as credibly accused of the sexual abuse of a minor in the early 1980s at Sacred Heart in Jacksonville. His accuser was a girl, age 11. Her parents met with Bishop Snyder in 1991 after learning of the abuse, which allegedly occurred during confession. Malone was moved to St. Elizabeth Seton in Palm Coast. Diocesan documents included in the FL Attorney General's report released in 11/2020 show that, since 1991, at least four women had reported to the Diocese abuse by Malone at Sacred Heart. One said she was age 15 in 1982 when the priest molested her weekly for six weeks during counseling sessions. Another young woman gave birth to Malone's child. The Diocese paid the mother $3K per year 1993- 2010 for child support. Malone worked in the Diocese of St. Augustine 1/1982 - 3/1992. He went to live with his Order on Long Island, NY in 3/1992, then returned to its Ireland Province, where he died in 2003. Included on the St. Augustine diocese's list 11/6/2020.

Fr. Edward J. Maloney

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 06/11/2018
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Retired in 1999. Removed from active ministry in 5/2009 after allegations in 2007 and 2008 that he sexually abused two boys while assigned to St. Mark's Parish in Chicago. Accusers did not want to testify before the Review Board because they were afraid Maloney would sue them; they went ahead and testified in 2009. The Review Board deemed the allegations credible. Matter referred to the Vatican for further action. Name added to the Archdiocese's list 1/14/2010. Died in 6/2018. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes eight "reported survivors."

Fr. Francis Edward Maloney

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Died: 10/26/2011
Diocese: Diocese of Palm Beach FL

Ordained for the Diocese of Steubenville. Transferred in 1986 to the Palm Beach diocese. Removed from a Florida parish in 2002 after 17-year-old accused him of behaving inappropriately around him. The youth said he found Maloney in bed with another man and that the priest would walk around his home nude while the youth was there. No criminal charges filed. The youth filed a civil suit in 3/2003. Settled in 5/2004 for less than $1M. Maloney admitted to a long-term, "sporadic" sexual relationship with the other priest. He died in 2011.

Fr. John P. Maloney

Ordained: 1964
Status: Accused

Died: 11/22/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/2018 PA Grand Jury Report. Included on the diocese's list of credibly accused. Report to the diocese in 2004 that Maloney sexually abused a boy in the early 1970s. The alleged victim had a newspaper route as an 8th grader which included delivering to St. Philip's rectory. He said Maloney would have him come into the rectory and photograph him in his underwear. Maloney was placed on leave in 1/2004 and his faculties were removed in 9/2004. He died in 2007. Maloney's accuser also alleged that he was abused in 1973 by Rev. Dom McGee.

Fr. Thomas W. Maloney

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Died: 08/7/2009
Diocese: Diocese of Peoria IL

Accused in a 6/08 civil suit of abusing an 8-year-old altar boy 1995-96. Assigned to Epiphany parish in Normal. Lawsuit says a woman reported abuse in 1995 or 1996 and a second woman came forward to say Maloney had molested her as a child in the 1970s. Maloney retired in 9/02 because of "health reasons" and died 8/7/09. Authorities found insufficient evidence to file criminal charges. Civil suit settled 8/13 for $1.35M.

Fr. William F. Maloney

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Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in 2002 of abusing a minor in the late 1960s at St. Theresa's in North Reading, where he was assigned briefly before entering the Military archdiocese as a Navy chaplain. The complainant also accused the pastor, Msgr. John J. Lane. Navy chaplain 1968-1973. Per 8/11 Boston Archdiocese list, Maloney was laicized in 1974 on other grounds.

Fr. David J. Malsch

Ordained: 1967
Status: Convicted

Died: 05/20/2022
Diocese: Diocese of Superior WI

Accused in 1984 of molesting three boys; bishop didn't investigate. Accused in 1991 of molesting a 15-year-old boy with emotional, learning and behavioral issues. Criminal charges in 1992. Convicted in 1993. Received a 5-year suspended sentence; violated parole in 1997, sent to prison. Civil suit filed in 1995. Sent to Wounded Brothers in MO after release. Indicted in 2003 for child porn while at the facility. Pled guilty in 2005, sentenced to 9 years in federal prison. Laicized in 6/05. Released 9/9/11. Per MO Sex Offender Register in 12/11, incarcerated in WI. Was to be released 6/19/19, under commitment in WI, with intensive supervision and GPS monitoring. Died 5/20/22. Included in 11/22 on the Diocese of Superior's list of credibly accused.

Fr. John D. Malzone

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 02/26/2008
Diocese: Diocese of Joliet IL

Left ministry in 1970. Died in 2008. Named publicly by the Joliet diocese on its list revised 3/12/2013 of credibly accused. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes at least one "reported survivor."

Fr. Joseph A. Mancuso

Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Placed on leave in 6/02 after recent allegations of past sexual abuse. In early 2002 a woman came forward to say that Mancuso abused her in the late 1960s, beginning when she was 14. Mancuso admitted to "some misconduct." No criminal prosecution because beyond statute of limitations. Mancuso initially told his parish that he was leaving for a short time to undergo surgery, but it was announced three weeks later that he had been removed because of the allegation.

Fr. Sylvester E. Mancuso

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Order: OFM
Status: Accused

Died: 04/17/1979
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named publicly as accused by the Santa Barbara Province Franciscans on its list 5/31/2019. First assignment was in 1942. Died in 1979. Allegations received in 1999 and 2004 of the sexual abuse of minors in 1961 and in the 1970s. Included on the Las Cruces diocese's list 6/24/2019, where he worked 1952-1955. Added to Gallup diocese's list 8/02/2019; assigned there 7/19/1964-6/15/1971.

Fr. Eugene Mangan

Ordained: 1958
Status: Sued

Died: 06/25/1997
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Named publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 4/26/19. Died in 1997. Accused in a 9/20 lawsuit of molesting a boy at The Mission of the Immaculate Virgin at Mount Loretto orphanage 1963-74. The boy became a resident of the orphanage at age 7 or 8 and said he suffered repeated sexual, emotional and physical abuse there by numerous priests and staff members. This was the second lawsuit alleging abuse of a boy by Mangan at the facility.

Fr. Michael J. Mangan

Ordained: 1937
Status: Accused

Died: 05/24/1985
Diocese: Diocese of Fresno CA

Monsignor. Named publicly as credibly accused by the Fresno diocese on its list in 2021. Worked in Bakersfield, Tehachapi, and Sangor, where he was pastor 1946 to 1953. Pastor of Star of the Sea in Santa Cruz 1953 until his retirement in 1974, per the Official Catholic Directory. Appears to have lived the last few years of his life in the Diocese of Tucson, AZ. Died 5/24/85.


Fr. Daniel J. Mangen

Order: CPPS
Ordained: 1980
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

Reportedly in 3/2002 a woman accused Mangen of sexually abusing and raping her for three years in the early 1980s, when she was ages 16-18. Lawsuit filed in 1999. Mangen had acknowledged being sexually active with adults and minors but denied the woman's claims. He did admit that he had been sexually active with two parishioners during the time in question. Worked in Chile in 1984 and later in Peru. Believed to be in Valdivia, Chile as of 11/2010 (not as a priest).

Fr. Xavier Mankel

Ordained: 1961
Status: Settled

Died: 06/21/2022
Diocese: Diocese of Knoxville TN

Monsignor Francis Xavier Mankel. Helped found the Knoxville diocese; was its first chancellor and vicar general. Pastor of Sacred Heart Cathedral 1987-97. Accused in a 7/19 lawsuit of repeatedly sexually abusing a Sacred Heart altar boy for two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1991 when the boy was in fourth grade. The boy was allegedly "offered up" to other priests for sex, including admitted abuser Bishop Anthony O'Connell, at least twice. Mankel died in 2017. Mankel's accuser filed a police report in 2018 and met with Bishop Stika, who said there was no credible evidence. The suit also accused a Sacred Heart music teacher, William Michael Lovelace, of attempting inappropriate touch. The diocese settled with Mankel's accuser in 12/19 while still denying the validity of the claim.

Fr. Hubert F. Mann

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Ordained: 1936
Status: Settled

Died: 06/5/1972
Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Died in 1972. Alleged to have abused a 15-year-old boy in the late 1960s. Mann reportedly asked the boy to live with him at the rectory after the boy's foster father died. Mann would allegedly give the boy alcohol and then assault him. Claim was included in an 11/02 $950K settlement involving 16 plaintiffs.

Fr. Andrew Mannetta

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1983
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Honolulu HI

Assigned to Aiea and Pearl City HI parishes and on Guam. Parents of two altar boys complained in 1994 but the Diocese said Mannetta's behavior was not sexual in nature. Underwent treatment for sexual issues and alcohol abuse. Admitted giving alcohol to boys. Accused in a 5/2003 lawsuit of abuse by a 22-year-old mentally-challenged man beginning when the man was a minor in 1997 or 1998 until 12/2001. Mannetta had been reassigned in 10/2002 to NY after the man's uncle reported the abuse to the Diocese. Settled for $375K in 1/2007 just before trial. Accused of abuse on Guam during seminary and his first assignment. A lawsuit in 2017 alleged abuse in 1985 of an altar boy, age 9-10, on Guam. A suit in 10/2017 claimed abuse in 1985 of 14-year-old boy in Talofofo, Guam. Included on the Las Vegas diocese's list 4/12/2019 (name misspelled "Manetta"). Accused in a lawsuit in 1/2022, along with Fr. J. Michael Morrissey, of abuse of a boy in the 1980s in Mangilao, Guam.

Fr. Alvin Manni

Order: SDB
Ordained: 1948
Status: Accused

Died: 02/16/2000
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Worked in WV, FL, MA, OH, NY. Involved for 50 years with Mary Help of Christians School in Tampa FL, including as its director three times. Returned to his native Italy in 1990. Died 2/16/2000. Named publicly as accused by the Salesian order on its list of credibly accused in 3/2020. No details given as to when or where the abuse occurred, or how many victims. (Placing him in the NY archdiocese for now, where the Salesians' Eastern Province is based.)

Fr. Charles Robert Manning

Ordained: 1997
Status: Acquitted

Diocese: Diocese of Colorado Springs CO

Also known as Robert Manning. Priest of St. Louis Archdiocese, transferred to CO. Removed 1/21/2012 by the Colorado Springs diocese from St. Gabriel the Archangel after an allegation of abuse of a youth. Arrested 5/22/2012 on charges of abuse of a 15-year-old boy. 'Retired' 2/23/2012 due to declining health. More charges filed 5/31/2012 in CO regarding the same boy. Living in MO. Denied charges. Jury trial 7/2013. Acquitted on sexual assault and porn; found guilty of two counts of giving the boy marijuana and alcohol. Given four years probation as of 9/2013.

Fr. Paul Francis Manning

Ordained: 1967
Status: Acquitted

Died: 02/26/2020
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Criminally charged in 1993 with the recent sexual abuse of an 11-year-old altar boy. Another priest reported witnessing Manning touching the boy's genitals in the St. Charles rectory in Woburn. Acquitted by a jury in 1994. After acquittal, was not allowed to act as a priest and all faculties were removed in 1996. In 2002, man and woman came forward to say he had abused them as minors. Included on the archdiocese's list in 8/11. Still on administrative leave as of 10/15, canonical proceedings still in process. Died 2/26/20, canonical case not completed.

Fr. Thomas Gregory Manning

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Ordained: 1944
Status: Accused

Died: 08/15/1979
Diocese: Diocese of Duluth MN

On 12/31/2013, the Diocese released its list of 17 clergy, including Manning, who had been credibly accused of the sexual abuse of young persons while working in the diocese and another five who had been accused while residing in the diocese at some time. Worked in the diocese 1944-1957. Removed from ministry 10/16/1957; left the diocese in 12/1/1957. Died 8/15/1979.

Fr. Alexander Manville

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1953
Status: Settled

Died: 04/29/2021
Diocese: Diocese of Orange CA

A man filed suit in 6/09 alleging abuse at age 8 by Manville and another priest, Gus Krumm, at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in 1992-93. Previoulsy, Manville was on faculty of several high schools, including Bishop Diego High School in Santa Barbara 1960-73. Plaintiff's brother joined in the suit in 1/11, alleging abuse by both priests 1990-94. Diocese settled 8/11; order didn't. Jury found in favor of order 10/11. Died 4/29/16.

Fr. Charles G. Many

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Order: SSE
Ordained: 1974
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Norwich CT

Accused in 1986 of sexual misconduct with a boy in VT in 1978, while assigned to Norwich CT diocese. In 1994 another young man alleged abuse by Many in CT some time 1978-1981. One suit settled for $850K in 2001 but judge ordered new trial. Resigned from priesthood in 1994. Laicized 7/25/1995. Suit filed in 2015 by a man alleging abuse by Many when he was an altar boy late 1970s-early 1980s at Sacred Heart in Groton. File in order's archives showed they knew in at least in 1976 that Many was "receiving boys in his room." Diocese and Order agreed to $900K settlement. Many denied wrongdoing. Included on the Norwich diocese's list in 2/2019. On the Edmundites list 8/7/2019. On the Burlington VT diocese's list 8/22/2019. A suit was filed in Fall 2019 claiming abuse of a boy, age 7, during confession at Sacred Heart in Groton.

Fr. Fernando L. Manzo

Ordained: 1983
Status: Indicted

Diocese: Diocese of Tucson AZ

From Guadalajara, Mexico. Pastor of San Felipe De Jesus Parish in Nogales, AZ when placed on leave in 12/2003 after he was informed of allegations that he sexually abusing his nephew for four years, beginning when the boy was age 8. Some of the abuse is alleged to have occurred at San Felipe De Jesus. Fled, likely to Guadalajara. Police investigated. Tucson police determined that several youths alleged abuse by Manzo during the 1990s, and that the Diocese responded by moving him to other parishes. The nephew filed a civil lawsuit in 12/2004. Manzo was removed from the priesthood in 2010. Included on the Tucson diocese's list of credibly accused.

Fr. Francis J. Manzo

Ordained: 1962
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Manzo is one of 12 priests and a religious brother named in a 10/02 lawsuit against the Diocese of Brooklyn, filed by 43 plaintiffs. One man claimed Manzo violently abused him when he was an altar boy during the early 1990s. Manzo was officially on leave from the diocese beginning in 1995. He is not indexed in the Catholic Directory after 2002. A church bulletin in 9/16 indicates that Marzo was still a priest of the diocese. On diocese's list in 2/19. It notes permanent removal from ministry 2/20/03.

Fr. Manuel Perez Maramba

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of El Paso TX

A man filed civil suit in 2004 in federal court in Albuquerque alleging that he was abused by Maramba 1976-77 at a parish in NM (then part of the El Paso Diocese, later part of the Las Cruces Diocese). Returned to his native Philippines in 1978; reportedly a "foremost" music composer of sacred text in the Philippines. Second suit filed 2/07 claiming abuse in the 1970s. Both settled. A third suit settled 4/1//10. A fourth suit filed 4/13/10; settled 5/11. On Diocese of Las Cruces list 11/8/18. On El Paso's list 1/31/19.

Fr. Cabell B. Marbury

Ordained: 1964
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Faculty member 1964-2009 at Bishop Maginn High School (formerly named Cardinal McCloskey High), volunteer chaplain and board member there in retirement. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/20 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a boy, ages 9-11, 1974-76, while visiting St. James parish. The abuse allegedly occurred in the sacristy, rectory and music practice room.The same plaintiff also claimed he was sexually abused by Rev. (later Bishop) Howard Hubbard during the same time-period. Marbury died 12/02/14. Added in 10/20 to the diocese's list of credibly accused.The allegation was reportedly first received in 1993. Two other previous allegations: in 2003; review board could not substantiate, and in 2015; review board said "insufficient information."

Fr. Robert A. Marcantonio

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Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI

Bishop Reilly knew in 1970 that Marcantonio had molested several 12- to 14-year-old boys. Sent to Ames, IA in 1970 for treatment. Allowed ministry there in the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Allegedly abused in IA. Moved to Fall River, MA and Providence dioceses 1975. Removed from ministry 8/16/89. Civil suit filed 1991 in IA; settled by 1994. Six suits filed in 1993 and one in 1994 in RI. Some claims included in 9/02 settlement with the Providence diocese. Died 10/20/99. One claim settled 8/08 as part of $1.326M settlement by the Providence diocese. Cited in 11/08 RICO suit. On the Providence diocese's list 7/1/19

Fr. Henry J. Marcinek

Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Died: 11/18/1987
Diocese: Diocese of Greensburg PA

First named publicly accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Included in 8/18 on the diocese's list of credibly accused. Died 1987. Allegation to diocese in 11/07 from a man who said Marcinek abused him from about 1972, when he was a 10-year-old Holy Rosary student in Republic, until the early 1980s. He said the abuse, including oral copulation, occurred at the rectory, Marsinek's cabin and on trips, including to to Sea World and Geauga Lake in OH and Niagara Falls. Marsinek may have also abused the alleged victim's brother. He said his family was poor and Marsinek gave him money and gifts, including a car. Settled for $10K and 90 counseling sessions.

Fr. Benedict J. Marciulionis

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Ordained: 1943
Status: Accused

Died: 05/5/2000
Diocese: Diocese of Gaylord MI

First named publicly as accused on the diocese's list 11/10/2018. Removed from ministry in 1981. Died in 2000. Included in the MI Attorney General's 1/8/2024 Gaylord report. Per the report, in 8/2007 a woman told the Diocese that Marciuilonis molested her in the early 1980s, when she was in fifth through eighth grades. She said the abuse occurred in his car, his bedroom, the confessional and in the rectory. She said he also sexually abused her siblings, and that the abuse ended after a sister told their mother. Police investigated and Marciulionis was removed from the parish several weeks later. 


Fr. Paul M. Marconi

Order: CRSP
Ordained: 1958
Status: Sued

Died: 02/15/2018
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Accused in a lawsuit(s) filed in 2020 under the NY Child Victims Act. Director at some point of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Lewiston NY. Also worked in San Diego CA, Ontario Canada, Pala CA, and Campo CA. From 2008 until his death 2/15/18 assigned to the Barnabite Spiritual Center in Bethlehem PA and assisted in parishes in the Allentown Diocese and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Fr. David J. Marcotte

Ordained: 2014
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Archdiocese of Indianapolis IN

Suspended in 2/19 by the archdiocese after it received an allegation that Marcotte sexually abused a teenage boy in 2016. Criminally charged in 10/19 with child solicitation, vicarious sexual gratification, and dissemination of matter harmful to minors. Archdiocese was sued in 7/20 by insurance company for failure to disclose allegations against Marcotte. Pleaded guilty in 3/22 to the of dissemination of matter harmful to minors. To be sentenced 4/7/22. Plea deal rejected by a judge in 4/22. Sentenced in a plea deal in 11/22 to a year of home detention followed by 18 months' probation. He was not required to register as a sex offender. 


Fr. Ronald Mardaga

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Ordained: 1980
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Faculties removed in 6/1986 after admitting to sexually abusing a boy, age 13 or 14, around 1975-1976. Mardaga was a seminary student at the time and working at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Baltimore City. The abuse went on for two years and included rape and other forms of violence. Archdiocese and State's Attorney's Office agreed to no prosecution if Mardaga underwent a psychological evaluation and any recommended treatment. Sent to three different institutions over several years for evaluation; refused inpatient treatment. The Archdiocese tried to get Mardaga to comply so that his faculties could be restored. Instead, he requested laicization in 1990, which was granted in 1992. His name appeared on the Archdiocese of Baltimore's 9/2002 list of priests credibly accused of abuse. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Mark Maresh

Ordained: 1994
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Diocese of Grand Island NE

In 2006 Maresh exposed himself to a woman and her children, a boy age 2 and a girl age 4, who were walking near an elementary school. The incident happened when Maresh opened his car door and said something to the woman. He was later arrested and pleaded guilty to public indecency. He was sentenced to 50 hours of community service, 30 days in jail and a $250 fine. After treatment at St. Luke Institute in MD he was returned in 2008 to public ministry. Included in the NE A.G.'s 11/21 report. He remains in active ministry in 1/23.


Fr. Antonio F. Marfori

Ordained: 1978
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Saint Cloud MN

Accused in 10/12/15 lawsuit of engaging at least once in unpermitted sexual contact with Doe 75, a boy aged about 15 in 1978 at Cathedral High School, where Marfori worked 1978-80. Attorney Jeff Anderson stated that Marfori orally copulated the boy on a trip, and that a second boy was abused by Marfori in the same way. Marfori is a native of the Philippines and graduated from St John's University in Collegeville MN in 1972. After learning of the suit, the diocese removed Marfori's faculties and began an investigation. When the suit was filed, Marfori was not included in the diocese's list of clergy accused of sexual abuse or an addendum to that list. Marfori reportedly remembers the complainant but said there was "no truth" to the allegation. In a 3/16 lawsuit a second former Cathedral High student claimed abuse by Marfori in the 1970s. Diocese added name to its list in 1/18. Per bishop, Marfori was living under restrictions in the diocese. The diocese's list in 7/22 shows that Marfori was laicized.

Fr. Paul F. Margand

Ordained: 1985
Status: Convicted

Died: 09/1/2022
Diocese: Diocese of Lincoln NE

Assistant priest at St. Teresa's in Lincoln in the 1980s when accused of molesting at least three boys, ages 11 and 12, on separate occasions within two years of ordination. Criminal charges were filed in 7/1987 after one of the boys came forward. Found guilty in 1988. Served approximately three years in prison, released in 1/1991. Diagnosed in prison as a pedophile with "obsessive-compulsive personality disorder with paranoid and schizoid features." A 4/2002 story said he was a graduate student in criminal justice at Temple University in Philadelphia. Said to be using an assumed name. Laicized in 2004. Included on the diocese's list 4/2/2019. Per the NE A.G. report released in 11/2021, there are five known victims. Margand was struck and killed by a car in a hit-and-run accident while out walking  9/1/2022. He had been living in Deptford Township, NJ.

Fr. Angel Crisostomo Mariano

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1992
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of San Jose CA

Mariano was a cross-dresser who was convicted of child molestation in 1998 for performing oral sex on a teenage boy while posing as a 25-year-old woman. Served 5 months in jail. Jesuit leaders had reprimanded Mariano for sexual misconduct at least 5 years prior to the 1998 incident. The Jesuits had apparently been moving him around since 1988. After his release from prison he was moved to a Jesuit community at Los Gatos where other priests abused two mentally disabled residents. Permanently banned from ministry in 1998. Included on the Diocese of San Jose list 10/18/2018. Noted to have been dismissed from the Jesuits 11/25/2002. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/2018. Per the list in 2023, Mariano is deceased.

Fr. Edward Marier

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Ordained: 1988
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Spokane WA

In 11/06 a woman sued Marier and Bishop William Skylstad over allegations that the priest possessed child pornography. The woman said she found the porn in 1996 while cleaning the priest's room and told the Bishop. Marier denied that it was child porn. Sent for treatment. Later reassigned. The woman said in the suit that the bishop defamed her by publicly issuing a strongly-worded press release that supported Marier. Court dismissed the lawsuit in 3/07.

Fr. Jaime Marin-Cardona

Ordained: 2010
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Diocese of Bridgeport CT

From Colombia. In 12/2019 the Diocese announced credible allegations against Marin-Cardona involving a minor. In 9/2019 the child's parents expressed concern to the Diocese. Marin-Cardona was was placed on leave and sent to an "adult facility." Charged in 1/2020 with child sexual abuse. The abuse occurred in 2014 and 2016 while Marin-Cardona was assigned to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Danbury, involving two boys. Marin-Cordona admitted to touching one of the boys on his groin multiple times over four years; his victim said the abuse started when he was age 12. The priest also admitted to touching the buttocks of the other boy. Pleaded not guilty in 2/2020. Allegations substantiated by the DCF. On the Diocese's list 1/22/2020. Pleaded guilty to revised charges. Sentenced in 10/2022 to ten years in jail, suspended after one year, and five years' probation.

Fr. Michael Marin

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Order: OFM
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named publicly as accused by the Franciscans Santa Barbara Province on its list in 11/2023. Subject of one or more pending lawsuits. Credibility of allegations not yet determined. "Spain" noted on the list, without explanation. Deceased. Scant information found: a Fr. Michael Marin, OFM of St. Bonaventure College is mention in a 1945 news article; this name is also mentioned as presiding in 5/1978 at a wedding at the Old Mission Church of San Luis Obispo.


Fr. Miguel Marin

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Ordained: 1978
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of El Paso TX

Ordained for the Diocese of Gayaquil, Ecuador. Accused in 1996 of molesting a 17- year-old boy. He and another boy spent night at rectory 4/96. Marin allegedly gave them alcoholic beverages and allowed them to watch an R-rated movie. After the boys went to sleep, Marin was said to have gotten into bed with them and attempted to "french kiss" his accuser. The boy stopped him but shortly began to exhibit signs of mental disturbance and was hospitalized. Parents filed suit on his behalf in 8/96. Settled 9/96 for $23K. On the El Paso diocese's list 1/31/19.

Fr. Philip Marin

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Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Pueblo CO

Named publicly as accused in the CO A.G. report 10/22/19. It notes a report in 2009 that Marin sexually abused a girl, age 5 or 6, in 1956 or '57. His accuser said the abuse occurred in the rectory basement, that Marin turned out the lights, put his had over her mouth and said, "It's okay, I love you." She said he also groomed her with presents. Marin was assigned at the time of the alleged abuse to Our Lady of the Assumption in Trinidad. He died in 1976.

Fr. Vincent Marino

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Ordained: 1983
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Norwich CT

"Enzo." A man filed suit in 9/2013 alleging abuse as a teenager by Marino at St. Agnes in Niantic. Marino allegedly would give the boy wine, buy him liquor, and watch porn with him before assaulting him. Plaintiff says he reported the abuse when he was in his 20s but no action was taken by the Diocese. Marino was later transferred to another parish. Excardinated in 1989. Incardinated into the Archdiocese of Siracusa, Italy. Included on the Norwich diocese's list in 2/2019.

Fr. Steven J. Marinucci

Ordained: 1974
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Placed on leave in 2/19 after an allegation that he sexually abused a child in the late 1970s while working at St. Hubert High School for Girls and in residence St. Bernard and St. Bartholomew. Marinucci denied the allegation. Police and archdiocese to investigate.

Fr. Francis Xavier Markey

Ordained: 1952
Status: Charged

Diocese: Diocese of New Ulm MN

From Ireland. Arrested 11/09 at age 81 in South Bend IN on warrant from Ireland. Charges relate to abuse of a 15-year-old boy in Ireland in 1968. Suspended at least three times and in treatment four times, including Paracletes in NM in 1981. Worked with the Paracletes for some time before being sent to work in New Ulm. Extradited to Ireland in 2010. Died in 9/12 while awaiting trial. Named in civil suits against the New Ulm Diocese and Paracletes in 1/11, 12/13 and 2/14 (includes siocese's counter-suit against Irish diocese in 3/14.) Name included on New Ulm list released by Attorney Jeff Anderson 08/04/14. Names came from deposition of Rev. Francis Garvey, a former top New Ulm Diocese official, taken in 1/14.

Fr. Stanley Markiewicz

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Died: 10/10/2019
Diocese: Diocese of Greensburg PA

Named publicly as credibly accused in 8/18 by the St. Vincent Archabbey Benedictines in Latrobe PA. The Archabbey received multiple allegations in 2002 that Markiewicz sexually abused minors 1966-1971, while assigned to St. Vincent's Preparatory School in Latrobe. He was removed from active ministry in 2002 and died 10/10/19.


Fr. William Joseph Marks

Ordained: 1936
Status: Sued

Died: 11/17/1979
Diocese: Diocese of New Ulm MN

Ordained for St. Paul archdiocese, incardinated 1957 in New Ulm diocese. Suits filed by four men in 4/94 alleged abuse as boys by Marks in late 1950s and early 1960s while assigned to St. John's in Hector. Two of the boys were cousins. One of them told his parents and they went to church trustees. In 1962 Marks was sent to another parish. He died in 1979 at age 71. Named in a civil suit filed 11/12/13 against St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese and New Ulm diocese. Another man came forward in 3/14. Additional suit filed 6/17/14 by man who alleged Marks would pay him for sexual acts in 1950s when he delivered newspapers to the rectory as a boy. Name included on New ULM list released by Attorney Jeff Anderson 08/04/14. Names came from deposition of Rev. Francis Garvey, a former top New Ulm Diocese official, taken in 1/14. Included in 10/14 on the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis list of credibly accused.

Fr. Theodore Marmo

Ordained: 1965
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

Laicized. Marmo's name included on the archdiocese's list 1/15/2016. Worked in archdiocese until 1992 in Kenmore, Everett, Seahurst, Federal Way, Seattle and Olympia. Alleged in suit filed 5/2017 of abusing child in 1970s, and of ignoring parents concerns that youth minister Jim Funnell was molesting their son. Marmo was living in Palm Springs, CA in 5/2016. Settlement announced 11/2018.

Fr. Ernest Marquart

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau MO

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list updated 3/15/19. It notes a review of Marquart's file yielded an allegation in 2003 that Marquart took inappropriate photos of youths swimming in the 1980s. Ministry restricted.

Fr. Robert Marquitz

Ordained: 1964
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

In 6/20 the archdiocese announced that it had received allegations of child sexual abuse against Marquitz, which it deemed substantiated. Marquitz had at some point been removed from ministry and laicized. Known as a champion soccer player in the 1950s and 1960s. Per a St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame bio, Marquitz went on to coach at the parish and select levels, as well as for Special Needs Kids (SPENSA) and at the St. Louis Soccer Park.

Fr. James Andrew Marron

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Order: CSSp
Ordained: 1927
Status: Accused

Died: 11/17/1987
Diocese: Diocese of Saginaw MI

Named publicly as accused by the Saginaw diocese on its list 4/10/2019. Missionary in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania for forty years, beginning in 1928. Per his obituary, was working at age 65 as a hospital chaplain in Bay City, MI, was in Ferndale after two years, then returned to Bay City. Retired in 1986 to Bethel Park, PA. Died 11/17/1987. Noted to have been accused after his death.

Fr. Michael Victor Marron

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Ordained: 1930
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of San Diego CA

Priest of the Clogher Diocese in Ireland. Named on list of priests with credible allegations released by San Diego diocese 3/30/07, where he worked in parishes 1961-63. Left diocese at bishop's request. Personnel file released 10/10. A 1963 letter says he was overly-familiar with children, particularly girls. Deceased. Brother of accused priest Peter J. Marron.

Fr. Peter Joseph Marron

Order: OSA
Ordained: 1936
Status: Sued

Died: 03/1/1998
Diocese: Diocese of San Diego CA

Born in Ireland. Arrived in the U.S. at age 16. Name appears on a list of priests with credible allegations released by the San Diego diocese 3/30/2007. Per his obituary, Marron was assigned to St. Rita High School in Chicago IL 1937-1941, St. Mary's parish in Rockford IL  1941-1945, Navy Chaplain 1945-1969, formation community at Cole St. in San Francisco in 1970, and St. Patrick's Parish in San Diego in 1970. He retired in 1975 to St. Augustine High School Monastery and assisted at parishes around the diocese until 1993. He died in 3/1998 at age 91. Brother of accused priest Michael V. Marron. Two women sued in 1/2020, claiming Marron molested them in San Diego in 1976-1977 or 1978. Included on the Rockford diocese's list in 5/2022. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Ramon Marrufo

Ordained: 1976
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of San Diego CA

Accused in a 6/21 lawsuit of sexually abusing a boy for several years in the 1970s, beginning when the boy was a second-grader. Another Marrufo accuser received a settlement from the IRCP. Assigned to St. Peter the Apostle in Fallbrook 2010-19. Per the plaintiff's attorneys, the diocese knew of allegations for a year without notifying the parishes and schools where Marrufo was assigned.

Fr. Aloysius J. Marschner

Ordained: 1936
Status: Accused

Died: 02/10/2004
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Named publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 7/26/19. Allegations substantiated. Ministry restricted. Died in 2004. Included on the Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese's list updated 4/13/21.

Fr. John Marsh

Ordained: 1958
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

Marsh resigned from active priesthood in late 1988. He admitted to molesting about 10 boys. Named in a 2002 civil suit by three brothers and their mother. The brothers accused him of abuse between 1969-1973. Settled in  12/2003 for $425K. The youngest brother of the three original plaintiffs filed his own suit in late 1/2005. Marsh may have been laicized in 1989. He was deposed in the Fr. Paul Conn case, who pleaded guilty in 1988 to abuse of boys. Named in new suit in 6/2011. Name included on the archdiocese's list 1/15/2016 of clergy and religious with established, admitted or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor. Deceased.

Fr. Thomas Reon Paul Marshall, Jr.

Order: CSP
Ordained: 1959
Status: Indicted

Died: 12/24/2012
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Transferred to Canada in 1966 from Chicago. Charged in 2003 with 20 counts of lewd acts upon child under age 14 1959-1963, while working in Los Angeles. At least three accusers there. The District Attorney was attempting to extradite as of 2003. Named in a 12/2003 civil suit. In residence at the Paulist Centre for Catholic Evangelization in Toronto, ON, Canada, per Paulist website accessed 9/19/2009. On the Buffalo diocese's list updated 11/5/2018. On the Paulists' list 3/8/2019. It notes allegations reported 2002, 2003, 2008 and 2018, of abuse in Los Angeles 1959-1960, 1960-1962, 1961-1962; 1956 and 1959 in Lake George NY, and in Buffalo NY in 1982. Marshall died 12/24/2012. Included in 10/2022 on the Chicago archdiocese's list. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. William Hodgson Marshall

Order: CSB
Ordained: 1951
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston TX

Ordained in Canada. School principal in Toronto and Windsor 1952-56. Worked at St. Thomas High in Houston, TX 1956-57. Returned to Canada. Also did missionary work in St. Lucia. Allegation in 1998 of abuse in 1969. Retired in 1997. Treatment at St. Luke's. Charged in 2010 with abuse in Toronto and Windsor in the 1950s and 1980s. Pled guilty in 6/11 to abuse of 16. Sentenced to two years in prison. More suits in 12/11. Order denied any allegations of abuse during his time in Houston.

Fr. Robert Marsicek

Order: SDS
Ordained: 1968
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Sacramento CA

Assigned to St. Pius X parish in Wauwatosa WI in 2001. Removed 3/28/13 when a teacher reported questionable behavior with a student at school. Ordered to stay away from children and under the supervision of his Order pending police investigation. Similar incidents in Sacramento diocese 1980s-90s were reported to WI in 5/13 and police late 2012. Charged in 2/17 with felony child sexual assault for alleged incidents of abuse of a girl at St. Pius X parish and school 2007-2010, starting when she was age 6. Pled guilty in 10/17 to reduced charges. Sentenced 12/17 to 1 year in House of Corrections. On Sacramento diocese's list 4/30/19. It notes two reports in 2012 of abuse of boys under age 14 and report in 2019 of abuse of girl under age 14. Alleged abuse occurred 1988-95. Worked in diocese 1987-2000.

Fr. Guy D. Marsico

Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Harrisburg PA

In 1994, a man told the diocese that he had been abused by Marsico in 1982 at age 13. Marsico was assigned to St. Leo the Great in Rohrerstown and later to St. Rose of Lima in York. Diocese investigated and removed Marsico from active ministry without privileges. Diocese arranged for Marsico to pay for man's therapy and medication. It denied him any type of settlement because it said it had no knowledge of the sexual abuse at the time it happened. The man testified before a grand jury in 10/16 for the state A.G.'s investigation of 6 PA dioceses. He said that the D.A. in the late 1990s told him there were other Marsico victims. In 2011 Marsico was reportedly a Harrisburg travel agent. Name included on the diocese's list released 8/1/18.

Fr. Dennis L. Martell

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Ordained: 1976
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Included in the archdiocese's 9/2002 Status Report. Laicized. The Catholic Directories show him assigned 1992-1993 to Immaculate Conception of the BVM in Lapeer, and in 1993-1994 as Absent on Leave. He is not indexed in the Directories beyond 1994. Included on the archdiocese's list of credibly accused 6/10/2019.

Fr. Austin Martin

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Order: SDS
Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Savannah GA

Named publicly by the Savannah diocese on its list 11/8/2018. Noted to have worked in the diocese 1964-1969, and to have been laicized. Deceased. Included in the 3/24/2023 GA PAC Report, which shows that Martin was assigned in the diocese 1963-1968. Allegation to the diocese in 2005 of abuse of a girl in the 1960s at St. Benedict's in Columbus, GA. Martin allegedly first raped the girl when she was 15, and their 'relationship' continued for "quite some time." She had gone to Martin at age 14 in 1963 for help with a family issue. His alleged victim said he may have also been involved with two other girls.

Fr. Daniel J. Martin

Ordained: 1943
Status: Settled

Died: 05/23/2006
Diocese: Diocese of Erie PA

Accused 3/22/2018 by a former priest of the Erie diocese of molesting him beginning when he was age 16 in 1985-1989. The former priest said he was a devout boy whose home life was troubled. In 1984 Martin had been named by Pope John Paul II a Prelate of Honor with the title Monsignor. Abuse is alleged at St George's in Erie, where Martin was pastor, and after Martin's 1986 retirement, at Mount Calvary church and Mercyhurst College in Erie, where Martin was in residence. The diocese confirmed that the survivor brought the allegation to Bishop Persico in 2014. The complainant testified before the grand jury investigating how Erie and other PA dioceses handled allegations. Martin died 5/23/2006. Settlement in 2021 in the low six figures of a claim of abuse of a boy, age 15 in 1964.

Fr. J. Dennis Martin

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Order: CM
Ordained: 1962
Status: Accused

Died: 10/2/2014
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Named publicly as accused by the Vincentian Order on its list in 2020. Multiple allegations of abuse occurring in the 1960s and 1980s were reported in 2003. Martin was removed from ministry. Assigned in 1995 to Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. Died in 2014. (The list does not indicate where the abuse is said to have occurred; placing Martin's entry for now under St. Louis, where the Order is headquartered.) Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. John Edward Martin

Ordained: 1918
Status: Accused

Died: 11/9/1968
Diocese: Diocese of Lansing MI

In 6/2010 two men reported to the Diocese abuse as minors by Martin. Notices were placed in two church bulletins; four more accusers came forward. All alleged abuse in the 1950s-early 1960s. Pastor of St. Mary's in Morrice, then St. Isidore's in Laingsburg 1941-1966. Retired in 1966 when church burned down. Died in 1968. On the diocese's list of credibly accused clerics 9/27/2019. On Detroit archdiocese's list 6/10/2019, which notes that he had been removed from public ministry.

Fr. John F. Martin

Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Pueblo CO

In 2006 a man reported to the diocese that Martin and another priest, Andrew Burke, sexually assaulted him on multiple occasions in the early 1970s, when the man worked as a janitor at St. Pius X Parish. Some of the abuse allegedly occurred prior to his 18th birthday. Martin died in1974. Martin's accuser filed suit in 10/09. Settled. Included in the CO A.G.'s Special Masters Report in 2019. The report noted that there was no indication in Martin's file that the diocese investigated after the man came forward in 2006, nor that officials reported it to law enforcement.

Fr. Jon C. Martin

Ordained: 1965
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

In 2002 a man reported to the archdiocese that Martin groped him at age 14 in 1965.  The abuse is said to have occurred when Martin took him and his brother to his family home in NH to shovel snow and chop wood. Martin took leave in 2000 and resigned in 2001 from his position as pastor of the church where convicted child molester Chris Reardon worked; he had been accused of ignoring complaints about Reardon. Per the 8/11 Boston archdiocese's list, the allegations against Martin were found unsubstantiated. Retired; privileges still restricted in 8/22.

Br. Joseph M. Martin

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Status: Sued

Died: 12/29/2013
Diocese: Diocese of Worcester MA

Brother of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (M.I.C.M.), based at St. Benedict Abbey in Harvard MA. Died 12/29/2013, age 86. A man told the Order in 2017 that Martin raped him as a boy in the 1970s. The man filed suit in 7/2018, claiming Abbot Francis X. Connelly knew Martin admitted the abuse to the police in 2013, but didn't tell him. A CA monsignor had contacted police after the man confided in him. The man also claimed the Abbot offered to help with his medical expenses, but withdrew the offer because his needs were too costly.

Fr. Kenneth J. Martin

Ordained: 1989
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

Worked in MD, DE, CA, WDC. Arrested in 2001 on charges of sexually abusing a boy while a teacher at Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, MD, beginning in 1977 when the boy was 16. The abuse went on for over two-and-a-half years. Martin worked at the school 1970-1986, prior to ordination. Pleaded guilty. Sentenced under a plea agreement to "probation before judgment" for five years, and not required to register as a sex offender. On list of accused priests released by Wilmington Bishop Saltarelli 11/16/2006. Also on list released by Baltimore Archdiocese in 9/2002. "Formally barred" by Vatican in 9/2008. Worked for entity owned by the Chicago Archdiocese for several years after sentence. Wilmington gave cash payments until 11/2009. Blocked release of personnel files in 12/2012. Pension reinstated by court in 12/2012. Another former Loyola Blakefied student reported in 2018 that Martin groomed him as a student in the early 1970s. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Kenneth L. Martin

Ordained: 1977
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark NJ

Accused of abuse of two teen brothers at St. Andrew in Bayonne, starting in 1978. One told a priest in 1981 and auxiliary bishop Pichelli in 1983, but no action. Martin later held prominent position in diocese, then returned to parish ministry. The same victim went to Archbishop McCarrick with allegations in 1996 or 1997. Victim and family got small settlement. Martin was removed, later assigned as a hospital chaplain. Removed in 2002. Still a priest in 2013, without privileges, working as a train conductor for NJ Transit. He successfully sued to keep personnel file from being released in bankruptcy. On archdiocese's list 2/13/2019. Multiple alleged victims noted. Permanently removed from ministry. New suit in 7/2020 claims abuse of a boy 1981-1984 at St. Andrew's.

Fr. Patrick H. Martin

Ordained: 1937
Status: Sued

Died: 09/18/1983
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Accused in a 2/26/04 suit of sexually abusing altar boys at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Manhattan. Three plaintiffs alleged abuse 1955-61, beginning at ages 11, 10, and 13, with one claiming more 200 incidents over five years. Martin also had a disciplinary role at parish grammar school. Suit claims other altar boys were abused, too. Martin died in 1983. On archdiocese's list 4/26/19. Claims against Martin eligible for the IRCP.

Fr. Phillip E. Martin/Peralta

Ordained: 1979
Status: Accused

Died: 12/31/2021
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

First identified publicly as accused by the Santa Fe archdiocese on its list 9/12/2017. Included on the Diocese of Las Cruces list of credibly accused 1/08/2018. Report noted to have been received in 2002 of an alleged incident in 1984. Martin worked at NMMI (New Mexico Military Institute) in Roswell 1983-1984. Died 12/31/2021.

Fr. Armando Martinez

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Order: sP
Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Died: 05/4/1997
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Sent to Servants of the Paraclete for treatment in 1988. Removed from ministry in 1993 after an allegation that he sexually abused a minor in 1992. Retired in 1994 after he was accused of sexual misconduct with a boy 20 years prior. Civil suit filed. In 5/1997 Martinez was found murdered on the road to the Paraclete retreat. Police arrested a man who claimed Martinez fondled him after they had both been drinking. The man was later sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder. A lawsuit filed in 8/2015 alleged rape by Martinez over 2-year period of an altar boy at Sacred Heart in Española, NM in the late 1980s. Included on the Santa Fe archdiocese's 9/12/2017 list of accused.

Br. Ernest Martinez

Order: SDB
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Also known as Ernesto or Ernie. Accused of abuse of a minor 1965-1966, per the 2004 Los Angeles Archdiocesan report. Assigned to St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower at the time of the alleged abuse. Transferred to Mexico. Named in at least one civil suit. As of 2008, last known to be at Salesian provincial headquarters in San Francisco. 


Fr. Frank R. Martinez

Ordained: 1982
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Davenport IA

Accused of propositioning a 15-year-old boy in a motel room in 1986. The boy told his parents; civil suit filed. Settlement of about $22K. Placed on leave in 1987. Laicized in 2008. Also worked in the Peoria, Springfield IL and Rochester dioceses. Included on the Davenport diocese's list of credibly accused in 7/2008. On Peoria's list by 1/2020. On the Springfield IL diocese's list 9/23/2022. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Rodolfo Martinez-Guevara

Order: MSpS
Ordained: 2021
Status: Charged

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Arrested in 9/2023, charged with possession of over 600 child abuse images and videos. Removed from ministry. Resided as a transitional deacon then ordained priest at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Oxnard 7/1/2021-9/30/2022. In residence after that with his Order in Long Beach, adjacent to St. Maria Goretti Church and School.


Fr. Luis Martinez

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Order: SF
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Accused in two civil suits filed in NM in 1994 of abusing minor females. No dates for abuse were given in either suit. Martinez reportedly had left the priesthood. At least one suit was settled by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and Sons of the Holy Family in 12/1995. Included on the Santa Fe archdiocese list of accused on 9/12/2017.

Fr. Mario Martinez

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Ordained: 1977
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Antonio TX

Named publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 1/31/2019. Left assignment without permission in 1977, saying he was going home to Mexico to care for his sick mother. Returned in 1984. Sent for alcoholism treatment in 1985. Left treatment without permission, then alleged to have sexually abused a child. Warrant out for his arrest, fled to Mexico. Faculties in San Antonio removed. Died in 1994. Two more allegations of child sex abuse in 2008.

Fr. Ruben D. Martinez

Order: OMI
Ordained: 1968
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accused of abuse of seven minors, occurring in 1970-1981, per the L.A. archdiocesan report. Spent time in treatment in the early 1990s at Via Coeli in Jemez Springs, NM. At least two civil suits were filed in 12/2003. Working in the Oakland diocese in 2003. Eight lawsuits settled in 2007. Personnel files released by Order 7/31/2013 show some allegations written in Japanese characters to disguise references to acknowledgement of homosexuality and admitting to relations with boys. Admitted in 2005 to abusing as many as 100 boys. May have traveled to Mexico and abused there. In 2013 possibly living at the Vianney Renewal Center in Dittmer MO, or in Oakland. On the Oakland diocese's list in 2019.

Br. Samuel F. Martinez

Order: FSC
Ordained: 2016
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

A 3/03 lawsuit claimed abuse of a boy at Cathedral High in El Paso in the mid-1980s. At least 10 men alleged abuse there as boys when he was principal 1976-85. Others alleged abuse in New Orleans in the 1970s, prior to El Paso. Suit settled in 7/04. One of the additional plaintiffs filed suit in 5/04. Working in Santa Fe NM when suit filed. Retired. Two men settled a suit in 1/12 for $1.6M. New suit in 3/12, another in 4/12. Living in Lafayette, LA in 9/14 and allowed (under safety plan) to travel to Holy Family Community on the campus of John Paul The Great Academy on weekends for religious exercises. Visits stopped after publicity. Died in 2016. On El Paso diocese's list 1/31/19.

Fr. Jesus Eduardo Martinez-Solis

Ordained: 2007
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Antonio TX

From Mexico. Ordained for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Incardinated into the Archdiocese of San Antonio in 2021. Assigned to St. Joseph Church-Honey Creek in Spring Branch TX in 7/2023 when the Archdiocese received an allegation of the grooming and sexual abuse of a minor against Martinez-Solis. Removed from ministry pending investigation. The Archdiocese found "sufficient evidence" of the abuse and referred the matter to the Vatican.


Fr. William Martinez

Ordained: 1980
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Denver CO

Named publicly as accused in the CO A.G. report 10/22/19. Admitted in 1993 to sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy 12/80-1/81, while assigned to Holy Apostles in Colorado Springs (prior to establishment of the CO Springs diocese). Martinez was in charge of the parish youth group and the boy was a member. Placed on leave, faculties removed. Sent to treatment. Resigned from ministry 1996. Victim sued; settled in 9/95. Allegedly abused another teenage boy in 1985 or '86, while assigned to Annunciation Parish in Leadville. Reported to the diocese within several years; no action by the CO Springs diocese, per the A.G. Voluntarily laicized in 2006.

Fr. Richard M. Martini

Ordained: 1980
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accused of abuse of a boy 1990-91 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Seminary, per archdiocese. Suit filed in 12/03. Archdiocese said it investigated and allegations were unfounded. Suit settled as part of 12/06 $60M settlement involving 22 priests. Transferred to new assignment, parishioners not told of past allegations. Named in suit filed 10/18. Still active parish priest in 10/18.

Fr. Nilo C. Martins

Order: SVD
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Brazilian pediatrician and order priest. Convicted 1985 of abuse of boy, age 12. Sent for treatment before conviction. Served only about 5 weeks of 23-46 month sentence. Immediately deported/returned to Brazil. Remained active priest there for for many years.

Fr. Loville N. Martlock

Ordained: 1963
Status: Sued

Died: 12/26/2014
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Placed on "medical leave" in 10/93 after accused of sexually abusing a boy, age 8-12, beginning in 1974, when working as a religion teacher at Notre Dame High School. In 2002 Martlock was retired, living out of state and not functioning as a priest. He died in 2014. Included on 3/20/18 diocesan list. List included deceased priests only if they had more than one allegation. In 9/18 a Buffalo deacon said that he was sexually abused by Martlock at age 16 in 1970. He said Rev. Mark Friel also abused him. Accused in a 1/20 lawsuit of abusing an altar boy in beginning in 1968 when the boy was age 8 and Loville was assigned to St. Christopher's in Tonawanda.

Deacon James A. Martone

Ordained: 1983
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

Ordained as permanent deacon in 1983. Placed on leave in 2004 after allegations he abused a child beginning in 1991 and continuing for several years. Also placed on leave from his job as business manager of a third parish, pending results of the investigation. Diocese announced in 5/05 that the review board found the allegations to be credible. Permanently removed from ministry. Included on the diocese's list of credibly accused. Died in 2021.

Fr. Fabian Maryanski

Ordained: 1971
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Retired 2014. Per 5/18 news, investigated by diocese and placed on leave in 1995 for alleged abuse of a teen girl in the 1980s. 'Absent on Leave' for 5 years yet resided and said mass at St. Mary's in Medina. Assigned in 2000 to a Cheektowaga parish, then pastor of St. Andrew's in Sloan. Suspended the day after news report. Bishop said he would reopen the investigation. Abuse allegedly when Maryanski was pastor of St. Patrick's in Barker, and the girl was ages 15-22. She said he gave her gifts, promised to marry her, and threw her to the ground when she said she was going to tell another priest. He acknowledged sex with her but denied it was when she was a minor. Settlement offered 12/18. Per 6/18 news, Maryanski recently investigated by DA after a complaint from a schoolgirl in 1/18. Behavior deemed "creepy," not criminal. In 12/18 diocese said allegations substantiated. Added to diocese's list 1/7/19. Removed from diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of bankruptcy agreement

Fr. Editho Mascardo

Ordained: 1983
Status: Reinstated

Diocese: Diocese of Stockton CA

Report made to Stockton police in 2001 of inappropriate conduct by Mascardo toward minor; no charges filed. Claim resurfaced in 7/15. Placed on leave, diocese investigated. In 5/16, review board told bishop it "did not determine sexual abuse occurred." Return to ministry as hospital chaplain in Modesto announced 12/16. Among previous assignments: St. George's, Stockton 1996-99; St. Mary of Assumption 1999-2006; St. Anthony's, Hughson 2006-11; then St. Patrick's, Sonora and in res. at Holy Family, Modesto until 7/15 removal.

Fr. A. Joseph Maskell

Ordained: 1965
Status: Settled

Died: 05/7/2001
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Parish priest; Keough High School chaplain and counselor; police chaplain. Per a 1994 lawsuit, Maskell abused and raped girls at Keough in the late 1960s-early 1970s. Dismissed due to the statute of limitations. Fellow Keough teacher and counselor Fr. Neil Magnus, is also reported to have abused and raped Keough girls, at times with Maskell. Both priests were implicated in the 1969 murder of Sr. Catherine Cesnik. A student said she told Sr. Cathy of abuse by Maskell; Sr. Cathy soon went missing, and was later found murdered. The former student said in 1994 that Maskell drove her to a remote area and showed her the body. The Archdiocese settled with her in 1/2017. Another former student said two police officers sexually abused her while Maskell looked on. He is said to have drugged victims and shown a gun. Some victims said he gave them vaginal exams or enemas, in his office or at a gynecologist's office with other men present. Placed on leave in 1992 after an allegation, sent to treatment; reinstated 1993-1994. Removed again in 1994 after new allegations. Fled to Ireland; worked as a psychologist, including with children. Name included on the Archdiocese's list in 9/2002. By 5/2017 the Archdiocese paid $472K to 16 people with allegations against Maskell. One man said Maskell sexually abused him as an 8th grade altar boy and his mother told the archdiocese in 5/1967; Maskell was then moved to Keough. An Irish accuser surfaced in 5/2017. HSE was investigating in 6/2017. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report. It shows the Archdiocese knew of concerns about Maskell's behavior toward children as early as 1966. By 2023, at least 39 people, men and women, had reported they or others were abused as children by Maskell. Most of the reported abuse was by former Keough students. One woman said she was abused as a preschooler. Maskell also was said to have sexually harrassed and assaulted adult women. He died in 2001.


Fr. George M. Maslar

Order: OFM Conv
Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Died: 12/21/2021
Diocese: Diocese of Bridgeport CT

Accused in a case that settled in 2021 of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in 1971. Maslar's alleged victim said that the two met at prayer meetings at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Bridgeport, and that the abuse happened twice in Maslar's car. The diocese was informed of the allegation in 11/2017. Maslar died in 12/21.


Fr. James E. Mason

Ordained: 1967
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of La Crosse WI

Accused in 2000 by a man of making sexual advances toward him when he was junior in high school and at University. The diocese did not tell him that Mason had been found guilty in 1981 of sexually assaulting a student and had been placed on probation for 18 months. Absent on sick leave 1987-1992 per the Catholic Directory; "On duty outside the diocese" 1993-2003. Believed to be drug abuse counselor in WI. Laicized 1/19/04. Included on the diocese's list 1/18/20, with multiple substantiated allegations.

Fr. Gabriel Massaro

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Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Massaro, founder and longtime head of Youth Ministry program for Northeast province of the Capuchins, was accused in 2002 of molesting several boys, including one in Long Island and one from Queens, a number of years previously. He was removed from his assignment in New Hampshire (no claims of offense there) and placed on leave. Remained a priest without privileges.

Fr. Francis A. Masserella

Ordained: 1941
Status: Accused

Died: 05/3/2014
Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Ordained for the Glenmary Home Missioners, left in 1945. Became a Trappist monk in KY for six years. Joined the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Parish priest until 1956, hospital chaplain, high school faculty member. From 1956 on was a retirement community chaplain. Removed in 2003. Accused of abuse of girls about 50 years prior. The Archdiocese admitted it knew in the 1950s of his history. Permanently removed from ministry by the Vatican in 10/2005; not laicized. Still under care of the Archdiocese as of 4/2007, with ill health. Died 05/03/2014, age 98. On the Glenmary Home Missioners list 10/11/2019.

Fr. Daniel J. Massie

Ordained: 1980
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

Associate Pastor at St. Mary Parish 1980-86. Multiple allegations that he abused young girls there. At least one settlement in 1992. Treatment in 1992 for alcoholism and sexual issues. Removed in 8/02 without privileges from current parish because of history of inappropriate sexual behavior with minors. Laicized per Archdiocese's list of accused priests dated 11/07. Actual laicization date was 8/3/09 per personnel file released in 7/13. Allowed to work for the state as a social worker and substance abuse counselor 2006 until 2/17, when he stepped down.

Fr. Andrew (Dorfmeister) Masters

Order: SVD
Ordained: 1934
Status: Accused

Died: 03/19/2008
Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

First named publicly as accused on the New Orleans archdiocese's list 11/2/2018. Allegation received in 1993. Died in 2008, at age 98. Included on the Society of the Divine Word Chicago Province list of credibly accused, as Rev. Andrew (Dorfmeister) Masters. Included on the Archdiocese of Chicago's list 5/4/2023. Abuse occurred in Chicago in the 1950s and in Louisiana in the 1970s. Assigned in WI, IL, Rome, England, South Africa, Ireland and the Southern U.S. Province. Included on the Southern Province's list. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Richard Mataconis

Order: SDB
Ordained: 1965
Status: Sued

Died: 01/21/2014
Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Worked in NY, MA, LA, AL, the Bahamas and Italy. Sued in 2002 by two men who accused him of sexually abusing them at a New York junior seminary in the 1970s. Suit dismissed after a missed filing deadline. Living in Rome in 2004 and conducting tours of the Catacombs of St. Callistus. Has been referred to as Richard Matikonas or Philip Mataconis. Died in Rome 1/21/2014. Included on the Salesians list of credibly accused in 3/2020.

Fr. Leonardo G. Mateo

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Extern priest from the Philippines. Arrived in Los Angeles in 1959. A 2003 lawsuit alleged abuse in CA in 1959. Left L.A. in 1960. Assigned in the El Paso diocese 1975-1976. Was working in the Joliet diocese by 1977, where allegations were made in 1983 and 1991. Left Joliet in 1984, worked in Chicago and later returned to the Archdiocese of Cebu. Died in 2004. Name on the 4/2006 Joliet list of priests with credible allegations. Joliet agreed to release personnel files in 3/2013 as part of a settlement in Rudofski v Joliet & Bennett. Files released 4/30/2014. Also named in a civil suit filed 4/30/2014. An additional suit was filed by three men 9/18/2014 against the Joliet Diocese claiming abuse in 1980. Settled in 8/2018 for $1.4M. On the Richmond diocese's list 6/27/2019. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes at least ten "reported survivors."

Fr. Francisco Mateos

Order: CM
Ordained: 1958
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Ordained in Spain. Arrived in L.A. in 1974. Accused of abuse of a minor 1976-1979, per archdiocesan report. Sued in 12/2003. Archdiocese investigated and said no grounds to remove. Remained active priest. Per SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests), may have had ties to Mexico.

Fr. Abraham Mathews

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Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Tyler TX

From India. Ordained in Fuji. Arrived in the Tyler TX diocese from the West Indies (where he was transferred 5 times). A woman and her daughter filed suit in Tyler in 9/02 claiming Mathews sexually exploited the woman while counseling her in a troubled marriage, and that he physically and verbally abused her 12-year-old daughter. Mathews fled after the Diocese withdrew its sponsorship.

Fr. Philip A. Mathews

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Camden NJ

Included on Attorney Garabedian's list 3/28/2016 of accused clerics named in civil claims resulting in settlements or arbitration awards. Allegedly abused a boy, about age 10, in 1966 at an Atlantic City hotel, while assigned to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Berlin NJ. Claim settled 2/2015. Mathews also worked in Laurel Springs and Margate parishes. Went on leave 1973. Appears not to have returned to ministry. Included on the diocese's liist 2/13/2019. Deceased.

Fr. Frederick F. Mathues

Order: SM
Ordained: 1952
Status: Accused

Died: 08/18/1972
Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Professed vows for the Marianist Order, Province of Cincinnati, in 1943. Ordained in 1952. Worked as an educator in OH and PA. Died in 1972, age 51. Named publicly as accused on the Marianists' list 6/24/2020. Included on the Cincinnati Archdiocese's list in 2/2022 of those with substantiated allegations against them.

Fr. Mark N. Matson

Order: CR
Ordained: 1976
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Denver CO

Accused of abuse of two in CO in 1987. Acquitted of abuse of one in 1989 in CA. Convicted 2000 in HI of 1998 sexual assault on 13-year-old boy. Sentenced to 20 years in prison. Also worked in San Antonio. Civil suit filed in 2002. Another CO man came forward in 2005 to allege abuse in 1982. He received $22.5K from the order. New civil suit filed in 4/2010 claiming abuse in a CO seminary in 1976. Matson was in prison and on sex offender registry in HI as of 12/2011. Parole denied in 2/2012 but granted in 7/2013. Accused in a civil suit of repeated rape of a boy, age 8, in HI in the late 1990s at Tripler Army Base, where Matson was a chaplain. Per the suit, the alleged victim became mentally incapacitated as a result and his mother became his guardian and conservator. The Theatines' motion to dismiss the suit was denied 12/30/2019.

Fr. Louis Mattas

Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Salina KS

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 3/29/19. Allegations of abuse in the mid 1960s and early 1980s reported to the diocese in 2005 and 2007. Only the 2007 allegation was substantiated. Ordered by the Vatican to a life of prayer and penance. Died in 2011.

Fr. Richard O. Matte

Ordained: 1964
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Investigated by the archdiocese in 1992 after receipt of an anonymous letter complaining of Matte's behavior. His personnel file later showed two complaints in 1992 and at least one more by 11/93. Removed in 1994. By 3/02 six men had brought complaints against Matte and received settlements. He was sued at least twice. Voluntary laicization announced 6/10/05. Per the Boston list in 8/11, case concluded canonically. The list in 2020 shows that Matte died in 2017.


Mary Ann Mattes

Order: CSJ
Status: Sued

Died: 01/15/2018
Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Sr. Mary Jeremy. Given name Mary Ann Mattes. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 2/20 under the NY Child Victims Act of physically and sexually abusing a boy who was in second grade at St. Michael's Academy in Flushing 1959-60. Sr. Mary Jeremy allegedly "savagely beat" the boy in front of the class, including kicking his groin. The boy's parents reportedly removed him from the school after several incidents. Mattes died in 2018.

Br. Julius Martin Mattingly

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Order: OP
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in a 2013 letter of repeatedly molesting a girl in 1969-75 beginning when she was age 13 and Mattingly was connected with St. Stephen Priory in Dover, MA. Listed on the website of Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian on 10/31/14 after a settlement had been reached in the year previous. On Dominicans St. Joseph Province list in late 2018. It notes his removal from contact with children in 1984. Died in 1991.

Fr. Michael W. Matusak

Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Died: 10/13/2019
Diocese: Diocese of Greensburg PA

Monsignor. Suspended in 8/18 due to a credible allegation that he sexually abused a minor about 20 years prior. A second allegation surfaced in 3/19 of sexual abuse of a girl 1973-76, beginning when Matusak was a deacon and continuing after ordination. His accuser said Matusak stalked and harassed her for almost 20 years. Retirement announced 6/12/19. Died 10/13/19, age 69.

Fr. John S. Maung

Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Indianapolis IN

Native of India. Worked in Burma and San Francisco, then Indianapolis beginning 1981. Incardinated 1986. Charged in 1998 with forgery and theft, accused of stealing around $14K from St. Joseph parish in Shelbyville. Charges dropped when he agreed to repay some of the money. Retired 2009. Suspension announced by the archdiocese 8/30/18 after it received an allegation that Maung abused a child 1993-97. Maung denied the allegation. Included on archdioces's list 10/12/18.

Fr. Arthur R. Maurer

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Order: SSJ
Ordained: 1947
Status: Convicted

Died: 11/29/1993
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Maurer pleaded guilty in 1993 to federal charges of fondling a 12-year-old boy in 1992 on a cruise ship based in Port Canaveral, FL. Before plea, he was sent to Toronto for treatment. He was apparently retired and living in Baltimore in  1992-1993, but the 1993 Catholic Directory shows he was affiliated with Galveston-Houston Diocese. He died in 1993. Obit was in Houston TX newspaper. Worked in New Orleans 1949-1958. Name included on the 9/2002 list from Archdiocese of Baltimore of religious priests and brothers accused of the sexual abuse of children. Mentioned in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Edward L. Maurer

Ordained: 1969
Status: Sued

Died: 08/20/2016
Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Maurer was one of several priests removed from ministry in 6/02. Police notified. In 10/02 Maurer and 11 other priests and 1 brother were named as abusers in a civil suit filed by 43 men and women. Per suit, Maurer abused a boy who was allegedly also a victim of James Collins. Named as abuser of 2 boys in a massive 10/03 lawsuit involving 24 priests. On diocese's list in 2/19. Noted to have been permanently removed 7/22/02. Died 8/20/16.

Fr. Joseph D Maurizio

Ordained: 1987
Status: Sentenced

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Homeland Security raided rectory 9/12/14. Charged with illicit sexual conduct in foreign place and possession of child porn. Suspended. Accused in federal agent's 9/25/14 affidavit of sexual abuse in 3/09 of two boys living at center for street children in Honduras. Center's board members reported Maurizio 11/09 to diocese, FBI, and PA AG. Maurizio remained pastor. Resumed trips to Central American countries by 2011. Prosecutor cited 2 new allegations by boys in PA 9/29/14, ages 5 and 7 and rectory computer photos showing genitals of polio-stricken boy, now deceased. Per prosecutors in 9/15, 4th boy alleged abuse by Maurizio. One boy recanted at trial 9/15. Convicted 9/22/15 of illicit sexual conduct in foreign places, possession of child porn and international money laundering. Named in PA A.G.'s 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report. Sentenced 3/2/16 to 16 years., 8 mos jail and life probation. Appealed. Denied 7/24/17.

Fr. Benedict Mawn

Order: CP
Ordained: 1945
Status: Settled

Died: 07/17/1998
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Worked in the Archdioceses of Baltimore, Boston, Hartford and Dioceses of Buffalo, Scranton, Worcester and Manchester. Died in 1998. Accused in 2002 of abuse of a boy, ages 10-14, in Baltimore in the late 1940s or early 1950s. Mawn's accuser said that two other priests also sexually abused him. Assigned to St. Joseph Passionist Monastery in Baltimore 1955-1957 and 1960-1962. Accused in a 2005 lawsuit of abuse of a boy at St. Gabriel's in Brighton, MA in 1976. The suit involved multiple plaintiffs and named multiple priests as defendants. Attorney Carmen Durso said in 2011 that almost all claims were settled. On the Baltimore archdiocese's list 4/24/2019.  Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Bruce C. Maxwell

Order: OSC
Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Died: 02/17/2006
Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Worked in Indiana in 1975, Nebraska 1975-1982, Detroit 1983-89. Navy chaplain 1989-2002, working in California, Bahrain, Florida, Japan and North Carolina. Removed in 2002 for abuse of a minor. Sent to the Crosier Community in Phoenix with no ministry. Died 2/17/2006. Included on the Crosiers list in 3/2014. On the Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/2019. Was USCG Training Center chaplain in Petaluma and in residence at St. James 1989-1992. On the Detroit archdiocese's list of credibly accused 6/10/2019.

Br. Julius F. May

Order: SM
Status: Accused

Died: 07/8/1970
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

Allegations of abuse at North Catholic in Pittsburgh were made in 2014 against 7 Marianist brothers, including May, who was at the school 1960-1970. Two former students alleged he abused them. Head of Marianist Order apologized in writing to Diocese and students. Born in 1898. Entered Order in 1924, made final vows in 1928. Taught and was principal of a number of high schools, including in Dayton OH, Hamilton OH, Chester PA, Brooklyn NY, Philadelphia PA, Beacon NY, Covington KY, Pittsburgh PA. Died 7/8/1970. Included on the Order's list 6/24/2020.

Fr. Charles Patrick Mayer

Ordained: 1996
Status: Charged

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Arrested in 8/18 after sending nude photos of himself online to undercover police, thinking he was sending them to a 14-year-old boy. Pled not guilty. Had been removed from active ministry in 9/00 for "failure to adhere to Archdiocesan policies concerning ...youth and young adults." Mayer was Dean of Students at a Banning middle school when arrested. On L.A. archdiocese's updated list 12/6/18.

Fr. Robert E. Mayer

Ordained: 1964
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

A civil suit filed in 1982 alleged Mayer exposed himself to several boys. Settled. No criminal charges. Moved to another parish. A parishioner in 1984 reported that Mayer had porn and photos of children passed out. There were also concerns that Mayer supplied teenagers with alcohol. Same concerns in 1987. Transferred to another parish in 1988 and again in 1990. Same behavior; a fellow priest told the Archdiocese there were kids "all over the place" at the rectory. Removed from ministry in 7/1991 after an allegation of sexual advances toward a young adult man. Convicted in 1992 of abuse of a girl, age 13. Sentenced to three years in jail. Resigned in 1/1994. New civil suit filed in 6/2006 by four men alleging abuse by as boys by Mayer. Archdiocese settled at least one claim in 5/2007 in a $6.65M settlement. At least one claim was included in an 8/2008 $12.7M settlement. Laicized in 7/2010. Personnel file released in 1/2014. Died in 10/2019, per the archdiocese's list updated in 6/2021. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, which notes that the Archdiocese reported 51 allegations of sexual abuse by Mayer. Most alleged that Mayer gave alcohol to children, exposed his genitals and engaged in mutual masturbation or fondling.  


Fr. Leonard Francis Mayhew

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 02/20/2012
Diocese: Archdiocese of Atlanta GA

Named publicly as accused on the archdiocese's list 11/6/2018. Assigned to parishes in Decatur, Atlanta, Athens, Monroe and LaGrange. Removed from ministry in 1966. Laicized in 1968. Died in 2012. Included in the 3/24/2023 GA PAC Report. Multiple allegations of abuse 1962-1968. Admitted in 1964 to "initiation for altar boys in the rectory" which included "divesting clothes, shaving cream, cold shower. Massaging abdomen until red...wrestling." In 1966 a 15-year-old boy reported the "initiation" behavior toward him by Mayhew, which included the priest forcing his penis into the boy's body. The boy was interviewed by Church officials in 10/1966, witnessed by Fr. Joseph L. Bernardin. 


Fr. Rene Maynard

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Died: 02/22/2023
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Ordained in 1955 for the Franciscans. Assigned in Buffalo, NY. Incardinated in 1964 into the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Transferred from one parish to another in 1966 due to 'affairs' with two different women. Requested laicization in 1966. Noted to have left the Province in 1971. Married in 1972. Allegation in 2002 that Maynard sexually abused a female Coosa High School student in GA in 1965. Named publicly as credibly accused by the Buffalo diocese on its list updated 11/05/2018. Accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act in 2019 of sexually abusing a Bishop Timon High School student 1957-1958. Included on the Atlanta archdiocese's list 4/1/2019. On the Holy Name Province Franciscans' list in 10/2021 of those against whom there are substantiated allegations. Living in Buford, GA in 2022. Died 2/22/2023. Included in the 3/24/2023 GA PAC Report.

Fr. Diego Mazon

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1960
Status: Settled

Died: 11/15/2018
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

In 2/2009 it was revealed that Mazon had been removed from ministry in the Gallup diocese in 2004 due to an allegation that he had sexually and psychologically abused a girl 1974-1978 while at St. John's in Roswell. Civil suit filed in 2005 against Mazon and the Santa Fe archdiocese. It was settled and dismissed in 2/2006. Living as of 2011 at order's Juan Diego Friary in Albuquerque, possibly with former Archbishop Sanchez. Included in an update of the Gallup diocese's list 4/28/2017. On Santa Fe archdiocese list 9/12/2017. On Las Cruces list 11/8/2018. Died in 11/2018. On the Cincinnati archdiocese's list in 2/2022. On the St. John the Baptist Province Franciscans List in 6/2022.

Fr. Robert C. Mazur

Ordained: 1976
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Monsignor. Retired. Placed on leave in 3/19 during investigation of alleged "misconduct" with a minor, years prior. Taught at Bishop Guilfoyle High School after ordination, principal there 1984-89, then director of diocese's Office of Worship. Other assignments included parishes in Roaring Spring, Claysburg and Juniata; rector of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral since 1995; Our Lady of Fatima in Altoona administrator since 2015. As of 1/16/20 included on diocese's list pending its decision regarding the allegations.

Deacon Albert J. Mazza

Ordained: 1996
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Deacon at Church of the Holy Name of Mary in Croton-on-Hudson. Removed in summer 2013 after complaints that he engaged in immoral and illegal conduct with minors as long as 30 years prior. Permanently removed after allegations found credible. No criminal charges due to SOL. On archdiocese's list 4/26/19. Laicized.

Fr. George J. Mazzotta

Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Privileges removed in 5/10 after allegations Mazzotta sexually abused a minor more than 40 years prior. Removed form assignment as parochial vicar at Stella Maris parish and transferred to Villa St. Joseph, a home for retired priests in Darby, PA. No known previous allegations against him. Archdiocese announced 5/20/12 that allegations were found to be credible and he was unsuitable for ministry. Mazzotta agreed to a supervised life of prayer and penance.

Fr. Terence O. McAlinden

Ordained: 1965
Status: Settled

Died: 02/6/2015
Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Removed without privileges in 9/2007 after the Diocese was informed by the prosecutor's office of claims that McAlinden had sexually abused a juvenile for years, beginning in 1985. Civil suit filed; dismissed. No criminal charges due to the statute of limitations. The Diocesan Review Board deemed the allegations credible. Matter forwarded to the Vatican. The same man filed isuit n 2009 in DE. In 2011 a man said he reported abuse in 1989 and settled with the Diocese in 1992. Another man alleged abuse in the late 1960s. Suit still before the court in 6/2014. The Diocese claimed no responsibility for McAlinden's behavior because he was "off duty" at the time of abuse. It settled in 10/2014 with a man claiming abuse by McAlinden in the 1980s. Died 2/6/2015. On the Diocese's list 2/13/2019.

Fr. John Kevin McAndrews

Ordained: 1949
Status: Sued

Died: 08/5/1986
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in a 2002 lawsuit of abuse of a boy, age 11-12, in the late 1960s at St. Anthanasius Church in Reading, MA. The abuse allegedly went on for a year. McAndrews died in 1986 at age 63. The Boston archdiocese 8/11 list reports no formal determination of guilt either because McAndrews died prior to canonical investigation or it was not complete at his death.

Fr. Joseph McAsey

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Order: SJ
Ordained: 1945
Status: Accused

Died: 01/3/2021
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named publicly as accused by the Los Angeles Archdiocese on its Final Addendum to the Report to the People of God in 10/2008. Included on the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/2018. It notes a report in 2007 of the sexual abuse of a minor in about 1977-1982, while assigned to St. Thomas More in Alhambra. Returned to Ireland. Died 1/3/1991.

Fr. James M. McAuliffe

Ordained: 1942
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Scranton PA

In a 6/10 newspaper ad, a man asked people to call if they wanted to talk about McAuliffe. When contacted by diocese, he said McAuliffe abused him at Holy Savior in Wilkes-Barre sometime 9/54 - 4/63. Diocese contacted police and notified parishes where McAuliffe was assigned. Several people came forward. One said he reported his abuse, including sodomy, in 1963. Bishop Hannon sent the priest for treatment in KY and did not allow McAuliffe to return to ministry. Hannon died in 1965; McAuliffe found his way back to ministry. Pastor Emeritus of St. David's when he died 8/7/89. Included in 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. On Scranton diocese's list 8/19/18. Accused of abuse of two boys 1966-69, age range 11-16. Both cases settled in 2020 in the mid-five figured.

Mary McAvoy

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Order: CSJ
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in a lawsuit filed 5/11/04 of sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl at the Boston School for the Deaf in about 1972. Allegations included digital rape and physical abuse. The initial suit named 9 plaintiffs and 14 defendants, two of whom removed themselves from ministering to children. More suits were filed. Other plaintiffs accused McAvoy of abuse. Witnesses regarding pattern and practice at the school were barred; all suits were withdrawn or dismissed.

Fr. Daniel R. McBride

Ordained: 1951
Status: Convicted

Died: 01/12/2015
Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

Placed on leave in 2002 when charged with the recent abuse of a 17-year-old boy, who was part of prostitution ring.  Pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor. McBride was age 75 when the incident occurred. Sentenced to three years probation in 6/2003. Charges resulted from an investigation of Parmadale residential treatment facility, operated by Cleveland Catholic Charities for children with histories of delinquent behavior and emotional problems. On Administrative Leave until his death 1/12/2015. Included on the diocese's list of credibly accused.

Fr. Peter McBride

Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson NJ

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/13/19. Multiple accusations noted. Removed from ministry 10/1/94. Indicted in 2/95 on charges of sexual harassment by offensive touching of two adult female parishioners, and of molesting a girl, age 14. McBride had admitted to exposing himself to and fondling the girl. Charges were dropped in the case of abuse of the girl, the judge saying that McBride was denied his right to an attorney. The girl filed a civil case in 2/96, which settled. Six other women also claimed molestation by McBride but no prosecution due to the statute of limitations. He pleaded guilty in 2/97 to improper touching of the two adult women, in 1991 and 1992. Sentenced in 4/97 to treatment and fined $250. Sent to St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, MD. He was later allowed to work as a weekend assistant at a parish. 


Fr. Kevin McBrien

Order: OCarm
Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Joliet IL

Also known as Dennis Kevin McBrien. Removed from position at St. Matthew's In Glendale Heights in 5/2010 after allegation that he abused a boy on a single occasion about 30 to 35 years prior, while assigned to Joliet Catholic High School. The same person also alleged abuse on multiple occasions by Fr. Lee Ryan at Providence High School. Investigation by diocese. Living in a supervised setting in 8/2010. Included on the Carmelites' list of credibly accused 11/22/2020. Added in 2/2021 to Joliet's list. Noted to be on a safety plan, since 2011. Name included on the Chicago archdiocese's list in 10/2022. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Francis B. McCaa

Ordained: 1948
Status: Sued

Died: 05/24/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Monsignor. PA AG's 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report calls. McCaa "a monster" in his sex abuse of boys, ages 8-15, at Holy Name parish and school in Edensburg, 1961-85. At least 15 victims, maybe hundreds; at least two died by suicide. McCaa would ensure altar boys did not wear pants under their cassocks so he could reach under to touch and squeeze their genitals or push his finger into their anuses. He grabbed one victim's penis and said, in front of other boys, "If you ever use this, I'm going to rip it off." Abuse usually in the sacristy, sometimes rectory, and in confession. Bishop Hogan knew by 1985. Parent contacted DA's office, per instruction of a child care official. Hogan met with Assistant DAs re danger public would find out. DAs agreed to meet with parents group to diffuse anger. Sent to "treatment," then given hospital chaplaincy in WV with Hogan's "glowing recommendation." "Retired" 1993, died in 2007. Subject of multiple lawsuits. On Wheeling-Charleston diocese's list late 2018.

Fr. George V. McCabe

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1940
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

In a 2002 civil suit, three men alleged they were sexually abused by McCabe when he was working in the Boston Archdiocese. McCabe's personnel file, released in 2003, reports five men said McCabe fondled them during 1970s. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. Included on the Jesuits Northeast Province list of credibly accused 1/15/19. It notes reports received in the 2000s of abuse in the 1960s-70s. McCabe died in 1998.

Fr. Patrick Joseph McCabe

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Ordained: 1961
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Santa Rosa CA

From the Diocese of Dublin, Ireland; abused there. Arrived in CA in 1983 (Santa Rosa, Sacramento and Stockton).  Removed when parents complained of children sitting on his lap during confession. Faculties removed in 1987. Laicized in 1988. Found by Interpol in Alameda, CA in 2003; interviewed by Gardai in 2007. Arrested in 8/2010 for abuse of 6 boys in Ireland 1973-1981. Four US suits were filed in 9/2010. Three men settled in 3/2012 for $550K. Extradited to Ireland 6/5/2011. Sentenced in Ireland 3/2013 to 18 months in jail; released for time served. Subject of 21 complaints, per the Murphy Report. Included on the Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/2019, where he was assigned 1983 until his removal 2/27/1986. On the Santa Fe archdiocese's list 5/19/21, which notes he was at Via Coeli in 1982 and 1983, and at an Albuquerque parish in 1982.

Fr. Joseph F. McCafferty

Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Died: 09/4/2004
Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Name included on secret 1994 memo from Wm. Lynn to Msgr. James Molloy (released 2/27/12) regarding priests in secret archives who were accused of sexual misconduct with minors with no conclusive evidence. In 1994 was chaplain at St. Mary's Manor in Lansdale. Died 9/4/04.

Fr. Richard L. McCaffrey

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Died: 05/7/2006
Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Accused in 2005 of abuse of three girls in about 1981. Placed on permanent leave when the Fairbanks diocese deemed the allegations credible. Civil suit filed by one of the accusers in 8/2005. Second accuser joined the suit in 10/2005. Two or more pending claims shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for the Fairbanks diocese 1/25/2010. On the Jesuits West list 12/7/2018 (name misspelled McCaffery). It notes reports in 2005, 2007 and 2008 of abuse 1978-1079, 1979-1981 and 1992-1996. Living in Colombiere Jesuit Community in Portland, OR when he died 5/7/1006. His status at the time of his death was "awaiting assignment," per the Jesuits West list. On the Jesuits Northeast Province list 1/15/1019. The Fairbanks list in 11/1020 shows nine reports of abuse.

Fr. Vincent McCaffrey

Ordained: 1978
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Per the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report, the Archdiocese knew of McCaffrey's abuse of children as early as 1979, yet kept him in ministry, moving him parish to parish. Forced children to drink alcohol and drugged them. Estimated to be hundreds of victims. At least one died by suicide. Noted to be "one of the most well-known and notorious sex abusers in the country." Removed in 1991 after allegations. Resigned in 12/1993. Convicted on child porn charges in 2002; 20-year sentence. Civil suit filed in 9/2002. Four claims settled in 7/2003. At least one claim in 10/2005 settlement with the Archdiocese. Admitted under oath to abuse of as many as 40 young boys. Sued in 5/2006 by for abuse 1982-1986 of boy, ages 8-12. At least one claim in a 5/2007 $6.65M settlement. Laicized in 7/2010. Personnel file released in 1/2014. Released early from prison on 7/19/2019.

Fr. Charles E. McCallister

Ordained: 1971
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston WV

A 19-year-old man filed civil suit in 2/08 against the diocese alleging abuse by McCallister for three years, beginning in 2003 when the accuser was 15. Complaint had been given to the diocese in 3/07; McCallister was placed on leave. Died 10/13/07. During his career, he held several high-ranking positions, including Vicar General. No church assignment 1991-2007. Another allegation made previously, with no action. Court dismissed suit 3/09 - matter "fully resolved." On diocese's list late 2018.

Fr. Martin D. McCamley

Ordained: 1962
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Per PA AG's 3/1/16 Grand Jury Report, in 1981 Bishop Hogan dismissed a report that McCamley fondled a 16-year-old boy, then allowed the priest to be Vice-Principal of Bishop McCort High. Another report made in 2001 of fondling of 13-year-old boy prior to 1977, on overnights in the boy's home. The boy had been molested by McCamley's sex partner, Fr. James Bunn. Bunn apparently passed the boy off to McCamley. McCamley was sent for evaluations in 2001 and 2003. Suspended in 2003 after accusations by 4 men of abuse while at McCourt High and St. Patrick's in Johnstown. Retired to Orlando FL in 2004. Another accusation in 2008 of abuse of boy decades earlier, while assigned to St. Patrick's.

Fr. William T. McCandless

Order: OSFS
Ordained: 1994
Status: Guilty plea

Diocese: Diocese of Allentown PA

Criminally charged in federal court 12/3/20 with three counts of child pornography offenses. McCandless reportedly knew of the investigation for over three years. He lost his job as a counselor at DeSales University in 10/17 due to the investigation. McCandless worked at a parish in Monaco 2010-2017, and was an advisor to the royal family. He allegedly collected thousands of child abuse images while in Monaco and added to his collection in the U.S. Prior to leaving for Monaco in 2010, he was accused of admitting to abusing a 14-year-old French boy. Pleaded guilty in 7/22 to one child pornography charge. Sentenced to 37 months in prison and 15 years of supervised release. After release, to live under supervision with his Order. Was to also register as a sex offender.

Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick

Ordained: 1958
Status: Indicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

WDC Cardinal Archbishop 2001-2006, Newark archbishop 1986-2000, Metuchen bishop 1981-1986, NY auxiliary bishop 1977-1981. Retired in 2006. Accused of abuse of numerous seminarians. By 11/2021 there were 14 allegations against McCarrick of child sexual abuse.  Per the NY archdiocese 6/20/2018, allegations substantiated of abuse of a boy when a NY priest and Cardinal Cooke's personal secretary in the 1970s. Suspended. Denied abuse. Three prior allegations of misconduct with adults in Newark and Metuchen; settlements with two. In 7/2018 a man said McCarrick abused him for 20 years, starting age 11 in 1969. He said he told Pope JPII in 1988 during visit arranged by McCarrick; no action. Had the boy and other young men and boys call him "Uncle Ted." Sued in 8/2019. Resigned from College of Cardinals, Pope accepted 7/28/2018. Ordered to a 'life of prayer and penance.' Moved to a friary in Victoria KS, near a school. Vatican ordered a new investigation in 10/2018. A third allegation was investigated in 1/2019. Laicized 2/13/2019. Accused in 10/2019 of abusing at least 7 boys 1970-1990. Named in 12/2019 lawsuits, one claiming abuse of a teen NJ boy in the mid-1990s. A suit in 7/2020 claims abuse in a beach house sex ring. New suits in 8/2020 and 9/2020. Criminally charged 7/28/2021 with sexually assaulting a boy, age 16, in MA in 1974. This accuser, who is the one alleging abuse beginning at age 11 in 1969, said McCarrick was a family friend who often joined the family on trips, and that McCarrick sexually abused him in NJ, NY, CA and MA. Pleaded not guilty at arraignment 9/3/2021. In 1/2023 McCarrick's legal team said he was not competent to stand trial. Declared incompetent to stand trial and charges dismissed 8/30/2023. Accused in a suit in NY in 8/2021 of sexually abusing a boy, ages 13-16, in 1975-1978. Two news suits in 9/2021, one by a former Newark archdiocesan employee alleging unpermitted sexual contact in 1991, the other by a priest alleging sexual assault, which he reported, and repeated unpermitted sexual contact around 1991 at McCarrick's NJ beach house. Another 9/2021 suit claims abuse of a young man, late teens-early 20s, in NJ the 1980s. A suit in 11/2021 claims abuse of an altar boy 1982-1986, starting when the boy was age 10, and another by a man alleging abuse when he was a seminarian in 1986 by McCarrick. Criminally charged in WI in 4/2023 with abuse of a an 18-year-old at a lake in 1977. McCarrick would allegedly take the boy to parties where other men also sexually assaulted him. This is the same accuser who alleged abuse beginning at age 11 in 1969 in multiple states, leading also to the charges in MA. Declared incompetent to stand trial and case suspended 1/10/2024. Included on WDC archdiocese's list of credibly accused. 


Fr. Bernard J. McCarthy

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Ordained: 1947
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Helena MT

Accused of sexual abuse of at least one minor. Included on the Helena diocese's list posted to its website 4/29/15 in compliance with the non- monetary terms of the 3/5/15 bankruptcy settlement. Assignments included Cathedral, Helena 1947­-49; St. Patrick, Butte 1949­-52 & 1971­-78; Sacred Heart, Ronan 1957­-68; St. Lawrence, Walkerville 1968­-71; St. Michael, Conrad 1979­-86; Risen Christ, Kalispell 1986­-89; Catholic Community North, Butte 1989­-90; St. James Community Hospital, Butte 1990­-92; Retired 1992. Died 9/16/03.

Fr. Daniel McCarthy

Ordained: 1967
Status: Reinstated

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Retired. Pastor emeritus of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity when suspended in 10/2020 due an allegation that he sexually abused a child while assigned to Angel Guardian Orphanage 1967-1974. In 6/2021 Cardinal Cupich announced that, per the Archdiocesan Review Board, there was "insufficient reason to suspect" McCarthy was guilty, and that McCarthy would be reinstated.

Fr. David F. McCarthy

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1952
Status: Accused

Died: 02/28/1999
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Named publicly as accused by the Jesuits Midwest Province list on its list 12/17/2018. Multiple allegations of abuse, occurring while assigned to Holy Family Parish in Chicago, 1963-1978. Died 2/28/1999. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Donald P. McCarthy

Ordained: 1959
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Alexandria LA

Ordained for the Diocese of Austin where he worked 1959-61. After a leave of absence he was incardinated in 1968 to the Salina, KS diocese. Accused in a 2/1/05 lawsuit of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy, along with Rev. Leger Tremblay, in 1955 in the Alexandria diocese. McCarthy was then a seminarian at Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, TX. Abuse said to have included rape and oral battery. McCarthy knew the boy from Camp Maryhill near Pineville, LA. The case was dismissed 7/31/06 due to the statute of limitations. McCarthy died 11/27/17.

Fr. James E. McCarthy

Ordained: 1947
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act in 11/19 of sexually abusing a boy, age 10, beginning in 1973 and continuing for three years. McCarthy was pastor of St. Stephen's during the alleged abuse, and his accuser was an altar boy. McCarthy is deceased.

Fr. James F. McCarthy

Ordained: 1968
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Auxiliary bishop. Resigned in 2002 after admitting to affairs with women. On archdiocese's list 4/26/19 of "Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims." Per the archdiocese's list in 6/22 a canonical process was pending.

Fr. John Joseph McCarthy

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Order: SJ
Ordained: 1952
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Named publicly as accused by the Jesuits Northeast Province on its list 1/15/2019. Allegations of abuse in the 1970s reported in 2005 and 2018. Assigned to Fordham University in the Bronx 1956-1992. Worked at Loyola High School in Baltimore MD 1946-1949. McCarthy died in 1997. Added to Baltimore archdiocese's list 4/24/2019. Mentioned in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.

Fr. Kevin J. McCarthy

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Ordained: 1948
Status: Accused

Died: 12/22/1992
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Ordained for the Diocese of St. John, Newfoundland, Canada. Arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1960s, assigned to a Pico Rivera parish. Went on sick leave in late 1964, then was reassigned as a hospital chaplain in Inglewood. Worked  in Fresno 1966-68. Assigned 1971-92 in the Diocese of Little Rock. Died in 1992. Named publicly as accused by the Los Angeles archdiocese on its list 1/31/13. On the Little Rock diocese's list updated 2/8/19. Included in 2021 on the Diocese of Fresno's list of credibly accused.

Fr. Leo F. McCarthy

Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Monsignor. Accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a girl, age 12, at St. Matthew's in 1982. Placed on leave in 7/21 pending investigation. McCarthy allegedly asked the girl to help him out at the church, showed her pornography, forced her to sit on his lap, and "had sex" with her multiple times. She is said to have told a teacher, who did nothing, and was later expelled for reporting the allegations. She told her mother about McCarthy's behavior after the mother suspected the girl was pregnant. McCarthy denied abusing the girl. In 5/22 the diocese announced that its Review Board found that the allegation was unsubstantiated. McCarthy was reinstated.


Fr. Michael J. McCarthy

Ordained: 1965
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Assigned for 20 years to Cardinal O'Hara High School, 1965-1989. Also worked part-time as a travel agent. Accused of abuse of two male high school students. Archdiocese received complaints in 1986 and 1991 regarding alleged abuse 1974-1976. Received a promotion despite the allegations. Placed on leave in 1993 with restrictions. Sent for treatment. Further restrictions added in 2004. Laicized 1/3/2006.

Fr. Raymond W. McCarthy

Ordained: 1945
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Name appeared on a list of 21 priests accused of sexual abuse released by the District Attorney in 9/02. Four alleged victims. Transferred to the St. Louis archdiocese in 1972 and died in 2005. Included in 1/21 on the Fall River diocese's list of credibly accused. It notes that his faculties had been removed.

Fr. Robert L. McCarthy

Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Died: 02/22/2020
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Monsignor. Parish priest, longtime director of Catholic Cemeteries. Died in 2/2022. Accused publicly in 3/2023 of molesting girls at Christ the King Grade School in St. Louis, where he was assigned 1962-1967. Molestations allegedly occurred when he fitted the girls for their athletic uniforms. Said to have asked "purient" questions of at least one high school girl during confession.


Fr. Scott McCarthy

Ordained: 1974
Status: Reinstated

Diocese: Diocese of Monterey CA

 Given name Cornelius McCarthy. Report to the Diocese in 2002 of abuse in 1976. Retired. Allegation initially deemed non-credible, changed to credible and faculties removed in 12/2018. Named publicly as credibly accused on the diocese's list 1/2/2019. McCarthy made an appeal to the Vatican. On 6/25/2021 the Vatican decided that the allegation was false, that his removal from ministry was invalid and that his name was to be removed from the diocese's list of credibly accused. Died in 2023.


Fr. Thomas Bertrand McCarthy

Order: OP
Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Died: 03/23/1986
Diocese: Diocese of Youngstown OH

First named publicly as accused on the diocese's updated list 11/9/2018. Noted to be deceased. the On Dominicans' St. Joseph Province list in late 2018. It notes McCarthy died in 1986, and allegation established in 2018. Added to the Columbus diocese's list 12/3/2019.

Fr. Thomas J. McCarthy

Ordained: 1980
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

McCarthy retired suddenly in 2003 following a meeting with diocesan officials. He reportedly told some parishioners that he was retiring because Bishop wanted him to move to larger parish and because of health problems. In early 9/03 an anonymous flier circulated in the neighborhood around the church where McCarthy served in the 1990s, urging parents to check with their children to see if they had been abused by McCarthy. Included on 3/20/18 diocesan list as removed, retired, or having left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Case sent to Vatican. Removed from diocesan payroll 5/1/20 as part of bankruptcy agreement.

Fr. Thomas James McCarthy

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Ordained: 1951
Status: Settled

Died: 06/8/2003
Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

At least one claim of abuse by McCarthy was included in the Diocese's 11/08 $4.5M settlement with 59 plaintiffs. Added 6/2/21 to the diocese's list of accused. Noted to having allegedly sexually abused a child 1954-57. Assigned at the time of the alleged abuse to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Springfield. Died in 2003.

Fr. Timothy P. McCarthy

Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Died: 01/23/2019
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

Name included on list of priests with credible allegations of abuse of minors released by Archdiocese 12/5/13. On Special Assignment 1982-84. Resigned and permanently removed from ministry in 1991. Had been removed by the Archdiocese for abuse of two minor boys early in career and a later had an abusive relationship with a college student. Archdiocese then helped him in career as a Hennepin County correctional officer; he lost the job in 1999 after being accused of criminal sexual conduct with a 17-year-old. Believed to be living in Oakdale or St. Paul MN per the 12/13 list. Personnel files released 6/14 show several incidents of abuse and treatment. McCarthy died in 2019.

Fr. William McCarthy

Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson NJ

Accused in 2002 of abuse of girls, ages 6 and 8, between 1981-1983. He denied all allegations. Placed on leave in 2003 and retired. Diocese given permission by Vatican to hold church trial. McCarthy was exonerated by the church trial and cleared by Vatican to return to active status with full privileges per 5/01/08 article.

Br. William F. McCarthy

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Order: CFX
Status: Accused

Died: 03/6/1982
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Br. Constantine. Joined the Xaverians in 1940. Left in 1947. Become a teacher at the Aquinas Institute in Rochester NY. Died in 1982. Named publicly as accused by the Order on its list 7/12/2019. Allegation reported in 2002 of abuse in the mid-1940s in Baltimore of a boy, age 8 or 9. The alleged victim said two other boys his age told him McCarthy also abused them. Name included on the Baltimore Archdiocese's list of accused 7/23/2019. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General's Report.