Fr. Adelbert Holmes

Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Charlotte NC

Named publicly as credibly accused by the Glenmary order on its 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.


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