Br. Charles Leonard Connor

Order: SJ
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of San Jose CA

Accused 1995 and 1997 of abusing two dependent adult men living/working at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos. Admitted inappropriate touching; restricted but not reported to police. Case reopened 2000; search warrant revealed documents; abuse may have lasted 1970-2000. Connor sent to live at a school. Pled no contest 2001; got no jail time. Settled 9/4/02 for $7.5M. Accused 2002 of abusing Jesuit; complaint deemed unproven. Accusing priest died, an apparent suicide, after Connor was housed at center with him again. Died 7/11/11. On Jesuits West Province list 12/718.


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