Br. Kevin Dunne

Order: OFM
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of San Bernardino CA

One of several religious accused in 1993 of abuse of students at St. Anthony Seminary. Per a 2002 news article, Dunne was living with his Order at St. Mary’s Basilica in Phoenix, serving as their treasurer, doing housework and without contact with children. As of 2007, he was living in a retreat house near Monterey CA, in failing health and with dementia. (See additional information in two petitions filed in Fall 2009.) Included on the Santa Rosa diocese’s list 1/12/2019. It notes accusations in 2002 for abuse elsewhere in 1993. Died in 2010. On the Santa Barbara Province Franciscans list 5/31/2019, which notes a report in 1993 of alleged sexual abuse of a minor 1970-1973. On the Las Cruces diocese’s list 6/24/2019 (misspelled Dunn), where he worked 1955-1961. On Phoenix diocese’s list, no known allegations there. Included on the Tucson diocese’s list of credibly accused.

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