Fr. George Neville Rucker

Ordained: 1946
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Record of abuse began shortly after ordination. First investigated by police in 1967. First civil suit filed in 1994. Arrested 2002 on charges involving 12 girls. Criminal charges dropped 2003 due to Supreme Court ruling. Named as #1 on list of top 10 abusive priests in LA Archdiocese with 38-41 known accusers. Some claims settled in 12/06 $60M settlement involving 22 priests. Other claims settled in 7/07 $660M settlement. Laicized 2/8/08. Personnel file released 1/13.


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