Fr. Russell L. Dillard

Ordained: 1978
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Washington DC and MD

Suspended in 3/02 after two sisters alleged he kissed and fondled them when they were teenagers. One woman said he was “pretty much my boyfriend for four years.” Dillard admitted that he might have “crossed over a line” with at least one teenage girl. Formally dismissed from active ministry 8/02. Laicized 2003. On archdiocese’s list 10/15/18.


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