Fr. Adelbert Holmes

Order: GHM
Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Died: 09/20/2013
Diocese: Diocese of Charlotte NC

“Del.”  Named publicly as credibly accused by the Diocese of Owensboro on its list in 4/19, where he worked 1977-1988. No known abuse in Owensboro. Included on the Glenmary order’s list 10/11/19. Worked in NC, OH, AR, KY, VA, GA. Added to the Richmond diocese’s list in 10/25/19 for allegations of abuse there. Included on the Charlotte diocese’s list 12/29/19. The Glenmarys told the Charlotte diocese in 11/19 that it received allegations in 1988 that Holmes abused three minors in 1976 in Murphy, NC, and that he was also credibly accused of abuse later in Franklin, KY. He was removed from ministry in 1991 and died in 2013. Included in 1/20 on the Cincinnati archdiocese’s list. Added in 11/21 to the Nashville diocese’s list.

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