Br. John Moriarty

Order: FSC
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Francisco CA

Joined the Christian Brothers in 1951. Accused in a 2003 lawsuit of abusing a 17-year-old boy 1975-76 at St. Helena retreat house, where he was assigned 1974-78. Plaintiff settled in late 2004 for $1.2M. Moriarty was at Wounded Brothers Project treatment center in MO as of 1/05. Per 5/06 newsletter by San Francisco District of Christian Brothers, he was based at Mont La Salle in Napa. Died 5/9/13 at Mt. La Salle. On Santa Rosa diocese’s list 1/12/19. Suit filed in 11/19 by man claiming abuse in the 1970s as a Moreau Catholic High student in Hayward, by both Moriarty and principal Rev. Gordon Wilcox.


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