Fr. Francis X. Nawn

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1951
Status: Settled

Died: 10/1/1992
Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Accused in a 12/2004 lawsuit of abusing a boy 1963-1964. Eight more plaintiffs, including one woman, added in 2005. Claims included in 11/2007 settlement with the Jesuits. No settlement with diocese. Accused of abuse of three in a 2009 civil suit against the order. Two or more pending claims shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks diocese 1/25/2010. In 2/2012 the diocese’s list showed 24 reports of abuse by Nawn. Included on the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/2018. It notes claims in 2005, 2006 and 2009 of abuse 1962-1963. 1964-1968, 1969-1971, 1973-1973, 1979-1981 and 1986-1088. Nawn died 10/01/1992. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General’s Report, which notes at least 24 “reported survivors.”

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