Fr. Leo A. Hofstee

Order: OP
Ordained: 1935
Status: Accused

Died: 04/26/1986
Diocese: Diocese of Oakland CA

Named publicly by the Dominicans Holy Name Province on its list in 10/21. It notes, “An allegation of an act of abuse was deemed established by the Provincial after consulation with the Province Review Board in 2018.” (The list misspells his name “Hoffstee.”) Hofstee arrived in the Philippines in 1945, where he spent the rest of his life working among lepers. He died in 1986.

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