Fr. John Maurice Giandelone

Ordained: 1978
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Phoenix AZ

Arrested in 1984. Confessed that he had molested a youth for several years. Civil suit filed 3/04. Pled guilty in 1985 to attempted sexual misconduct with a minor; sentenced to 1 year in jail on work furlough and 5 years probation. Laicized in 1992. Named in other civil suits in 1993 and 2003. Convicted again in 2003 and sentenced to 1 year, 10 months in prison and 3 years probation for abuse in 1979. Living in Ft. Myers, FL as of 2/10. On national Sex Offender Registry. Reportedly voluntarily left the priesthood.

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