Fr. Patrick J. L. Nicholson

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Ordained: 1969
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Mobile AL

Air Force Academy chaplain. Accused of pressing a female freshman at the Academy in 1984 into an improper sexual ‘relationship’ after she had gone to him for counseling. The ‘relationship’ resumed briefly in 1999. The woman told military investigators of the situation in 1999 and he was discharged from the Air Force in 2000. Another woman came forward in 2003 to allege abuse by Nicholson when she was age 15 in the 1970s. Previously part of Mobile AL archdiocese. Included on the archdiocese’s list of credibly accused 12/6/2018.

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