Fr. Arthur A. Falvey

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1930
Status: Settled

Died: 02/23/1966
Diocese: Diocese of Sacramento CA

In 6/09, the Jesuits settled with a man who alleged that Falvey raped him repeatedly over a four-year period, beginning in 1954 when he was age 7 and Falvey was assigned to St. Ignatius in Sacramento. Falvey was the brother of Fr. Mark Falvey who abused at least 10 children in CA and was the subject of a 2007 settlement by the Jesuits. The same man later received settlements from the Jesuits, the Sacramento diocese and Los Angeles archdiocese for claims of abuse in Sacramento by both Frs. Mark and Arthur Falvey 1955-61. The abuse allegedly occurred during Mark Falvey’s visits with Arthur in Sacramento. Arthur Falvey died 2/23/66. On the Sacramento diocese’s list 4/30/19. It notes an allegation received in 2018 of rape of a boy under age 14 in the early 1960s. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18.

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