Fr. Dennis A. Pecore

Order: SDS
Ordained: 1982
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Convicted in 1987 of sex assault of a teenage boy over 3-year period. Placed on probation and ordered to serve year in jail on work-release program. Convicted in 1994 of molesting a second boy 1989-1992 (his nephew) during work-release. (Worked at a care center for elderly priests). Sentenced to 12 years prison and probation. On sex offender registry. Laicized in 1995. Accused in 2002 of abuse in Baltimore 1975-1976 when he was a religious brother. Named in at least two civil suits. Released from prison in 2/2002. Included on the Baltimore archdiocese’s list of accused in 9/2002. New lawsuit filed 10/6/2016 v Phoenix diocese, Salvatorians and parish where early 1980s abuse of boy alleged.

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