Fr. Roger Michael Mahony

Ordained: 1962
Status: Exonerated by diocese

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Twice accused of abuse. Not substantiated, no action taken. Retired in 2011. Shown in 2013 release of documents to have “maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark about sexual abuse in their parishes.” As of 2/1/13, his successor, Archbishop Gomez, stripped Mahony of all administrative or public duties. Remained bishop in good standing. The archdiocese’s list in 12/21 shows that Mahony was “Exonerated/Retired/Full Faculties to Minister.”

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