Fr. L. Joseph Dondero

Ordained: 1946
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of San Jose CA

First named publicly as accused on diocese’s list 10/18/18. Allegation in 2002 that Dondero sexually abused a child in the 1960s, while at St. Joseph’s. Dondero died 6/28/97. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes sexual abuse of a minor 1961-65, reported in 2003 and 2005. On the Stockton diocese’s list, which notes he was at St. Frances of Rome in Riverbank 8/30/86-9/14/86.


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