Fr. Dean A. Mathewson

Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Columbus OH

Placed on leave 1/24/22 due to an allegation received 1/19/22 that he sexually abused a minor, ages 12-14, in the early 1990s while assigned to St. Francis de Sales in Newark OH. Added in 5/22 to the Columbus diocese’s list of credibly accused .

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