Fr. David A. Ghiorso

Ordained: 1981
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Francisco CA

In a 10/20/21 letter to his parishioners, the diocese announced that Ghiorso had been accused in a civil claim of the sexual abuse of a minor 30-40 years previously. Placed on leave pending investigation. Three suits reportedly filed by 6/23/22. One claims Ghiorso plied an altar boy with wine and raped him at St. Vincents School for Boys for a year beginning in 1989. Another suit, filed in 4/22, claims Ghiorso raped a boy multiple times at St. Vincents 1988-1991, beginning when the boy was age 10. Ghiorso’s attorney denied the allegations.


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