Fr. Scott A. Asalone

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1983
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Arlington VA

Named publicly as accused by the Arlington diocese on its list in 2/2019. Rector of St. Frances de Sales in Purcellville 1984 until his removal in 1993, after an allegation of sexual abuse. Dismissed from his order in 2007. Living in NJ when arrested in 3/2020; charged with “carnal knowledge of a minor between 13 and 15 years old.” The abuse happened in VA over several months in 1985. His victim reported the abuse to the church in the 1990s when he was in his early 20s, and received a settlement. Convicted in 12/2022. Sentenced in 6/2023 to eight years in prison and required to register as a sex offender for life.

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