Fr. John H. Dux

Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of St. Augustine FL

The diocese announced in 3/20 that Dux had been credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor in 1976, while assigned to St. Patrick’s in Gainesville. The allegation was received in 5/19. Per his accuser, Dux abused him at age 14, in 1976, during a trip to the state fair in Tampa. Faculties removed. Dux worked in the St. Augustine diocese until 1985. He was a US Navy chaplain 1985-98. He was living and assisting in the Charleston diocese at the time of the announcement. A second man came forward after the news of Dux’s removal, alleging the priest abused him as a boy 1980-82, at St. Madeleine Sophie in High Springs. On St. Augustine’s list 11/6/20. Added to Charleston’s list.


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