Fr. Francis Duffy

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1943
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Portland OR

Died 12/1/92. Accused in a 2002 OR suit of abuse of sisters in 1967 and 1968 at St. Luke’s in Woodburn; settled 2003. Settlement same year with another female. Named in a suit against the Jesuits in 2007, by a woman claiming abuse as a child by Duffy and Fr. James Poole in the mid-1960s. Included in 11/07 settlement with order. A woman filed suit in Yakima, WA in 6/08. Settled 8/08. Another woman settled suit 7/12 with Yakima for $500K. Suit against Yakima in 3/13 settled 2/14. On Great Falls-Billings diocese’s list 8/21/18. On Jesuits West List 12/7/18. It notes abuse 1949-50, 1967-69 and 1977-78 reported 2002, 2008, 2009. On Yakima’s list 7/9/19.


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