Fr. Alvin J. Adams

Ordained: 1967
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

Removed in 3/2009 from parish assignment and position as chaplain at Bishop Canevin High after an allegation that he had sexually abused a minor in the late 1960s in his first assignment. Three accusers known as of 2/2010; the only one deemed credible by the diocese was a woman who alleged he fondled her at Mon Valley HS in the late 1970s. Permanently restricted in 2/2010 to supervised ministry as a convent chaplain; assignment withdrawn after complaints from parents of a nearby school.

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