Fr. Patrick Joseph Ryan

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Ordained: 1919
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

Name appears on list of priests with credible allegations of abuse of minors released by the Archdiocese 12/5/13. Accused in 2002 of sexually abusing a minor in 1961. The Archdiocese qualified Ryan’s inclusion on the list by saying that a subsequent extensive and wide-ranging investigation took place, and that no evidence was found to validate the accusation of sexual abuse. Ryan died in 1965.


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