Fr. James A. Jackson

Order: MM
Ordained: 1948
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Honolulu HI

Accused in 6/02 by at least three men of abusing them when they were children. Jackson worked in Hawaii 1948-92. No criminal charges filed due to age of case; there were no records of complaints in his personnel file with the Order. Admitted abuse of boys, said was due to a surgical procedure he’d had on a testicle. Reportedly abused boys for over 25 years. Treated by psychiatrist Robert Browne, who was later found to be pedophile. Died in 3/05. Protests in 2013 about scholarship offered in his name at Maryknoll High School on Honolulu. Lawsuit filed in 2018 by a man alleging repeated abuse as a boy at Sacred Heart in Makiki by Jackson 1980-81. Sixth known accuser, at least, per news.

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