Fr. Christian Sandholdt

Order: CPPS
Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Died: 01/30/1979
Diocese: Archdiocese of San Francisco CA

Accused in a lawsuit[s] between 2020-2022 of the sexual abuse of minor[s]. Died by suicide in 1979, at age 45. Per his obituary, Sandholdt had been an assistant at St. Francis of Assisi in East Palo Alto for five years, was involved with the charismatic movement and worked with teenagers. Prior to his priesthood, he was a teacher at John Muir and Encinal High Schools in Alameda.

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