Fr. Stephen Kain

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1974
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named in a 2004 civil suit as having assaulting at least one student at St. Anthony Seminary. Two suits filed in Fall 2009. On the Franciscans’ Santa Barbara Province list 5/31/19. It notes allegations reported in 1993, 2004, 2006 and 2008 of the sexual abuse of minors 1981-87. Removed from ministry in 1993, living under restrictions. On the Oakland diocese’s list in 2019. Included on the Diocese of Fresno’s 8/21 list of credibly accused, where he was assigned 1974-76.


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