Fr. Harold Charles Depp

Ordained: 1959
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Per May 2003 articles, Depp walked away from his parish in the Detroit archdiocese in 1963 and never returned. Placed “on leave.” Never officially left the priesthood. In 1980s the Archdiocese learned that in 1982 Depp had been convicted of child sexual abuse and was serving eight years in an Alaskan prison. He was arrested in California in 2003 on charges of abusing an 11-year-old boy in 1971 while a visiting priest from Detroit. Charges dropped 7/15/03. Included on the Detroit archdiocese’s 6/10/19 list of credibly accused.


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