Fr. John J. Gallen

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

New York Province Jesuit. Accused publicly in 2004 of abuse of 16-year-old boy in 1980 in Toledo, OH and CA. Jesuit Provincial in NY wrote to the alleged victim in 1993 and enclosed a letter of apology from Gallen. Gallen sent another letter in 1994. Settlement in 1994 for $50K. Gallen remained active until 2003. Died 4/17/11. On the Jesuits Midwest Province list 12/17/18. On the Phoenix diocese’s list where he was at some point Director of Liturgy. On the Northeast Province Jesuits list 1/15/19. It notes allegations of abuse of minors 1970s-80s. “Impeded” 2001. Added to Baltimore archdiocese’s list 4/24/19. Worked in the archdiocese at Woodstock College 1968-75. On Toledo’s list.


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