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 were filed in Fall 2009. Included on the Franciscans’ Santa Barbara Province list 5/31/2019, which notes allegations reported in 1993, 2004, 2006 and 2008 of the sexual abuse of minors 1981-1987. Removed from ministry in 1993, living under restrictions. On the Oakland diocese’s list in 2019. Included on the Diocese of Fresno’s 8/2021 list of credibly accused, where he was assigned 1974-1976.

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