Fr. Joseph B. DiPeri

Order: SM
Ordained: 1956
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark NJ

Named publicly as accused by the Newark archdiocese on its list 2/13/19. Spent most of his career in New Jersey. Accused in 2003 of sexually abusing a student at Chaminade Prep in Canoga Park, CA while assigned there 1977-78. Faculties removed by the Newark diocese. Died in 2007.

Return to main database page. See abbreviations and posting policy. Send corrections.

Our Database of Publicly Accused does not state or imply that individuals facing allegations are guilty of a crime or liable for civil claims. The reports contained in the database are merely allegations. The U.S. legal system presumes that a person accused of or charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. Similarly, individuals who may be defendants in civil actions are presumed not to be liable for such claims unless a plaintiff proves otherwise. Admissions of guilt or liability are not typically a part of civil or private settlements. For more information, see our posting policy.