Fr. John Joseph Brown
Diocese: Diocese of Great Falls-Billings MT
As part of Section 13.1, Non-Monetary Commitments, of the Society of Jesus, Oregon Province, Reorganization Plan (dated 7/18/11) 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, and who have not denied the allegation. Brown’s name is included on this list without any additional information on claims against him. Worked in San Francisco, Seattle, Boise City, Helena, and Great Falls dioceses primarily in Native American mission schools and parishes. Name disappeared from Catholic Directory after 1973. Per Jesuits West list 12/7/18, alleged abuse of a minor 1953-59, reported in 2009. Died 8/26/87. On Great Falls-Billings list 8/21/18.
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