Fr. Mark A. Falvey

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1928
Status: Settled

Died: 05/13/1975
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accused in 2002 and 2003 by three people of abuse in 1950s-60s. Named in multiple civil suits. Worked in CA, China, Philippines. Accused of abusing at least 10 children 1959-75. Died 5/13/75. Tentative settlement of $16M reached between 9 plaintiffs and Jesuit order in 5/07. Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte said in 12/15 Falvey abused him when he was a freshman at Ateneo de Davao High School, and that he molested other students as well. Brother of Fr. Arthur Falvey who also was accused of abuse in a 2009 settlement of a separate case. 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.

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