Fr. William G. Allison

Ordained: 1948
Status: Sued

Died: 12/6/1987
Diocese: Diocese of Alexandria LA

Ordained for Diocese of Alexandria LA. Also worked in AZ and CA. Was in treatment at the Paraclete center and working in Gallup NM. There were allegations against him in Flagstaff in 1963 and a civil suit in Fresno. Died in 1987. A CA civil suit filed in 7/2011 claimed abuse in 1966. It may have been dismissed due to a 2012 CA Supreme Court ruling. Accused of abuse in Gallup, deemed credible in 2005. Suit filed in AZ in 6/2013 against the Gallup Diocese. On the Gallup diocese’s list 4/28/2017.  On the Monterey diocese’s list 1/2/2019. It notes a report in 2003 of abuse there 1964, 1966 and 1969. On the Diocese of Alexandria’s list 2/6/2019; allegation found in file in 2019 of abuse of a boy in 1961, deemed credible. Suit in 7/2020 alleged abuse by Allison and a male college student named Henry of a young altar boy in a Monroe LA parish in the 1970s. The college student lived in the rectory. All 9 judges in the Second Circuit recused themselves from the lawsuit in 12/2020. Case reassigned to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Included in 8/2021 on the Fresno diocese’s list of credibly accused.

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