Fr. John R. Shepherd

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Order: SJ
Ordained: 1951
Status: Accused

Died: 10/23/1991
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Named publicly as accused on the Los Angeles archdiocese’s updated list 12/6/18. Report to the archdiocese of incident(s) in the 1970s or 1980s. Included on the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes sexual abuse of a minor in 1978 and the 1980s, reported in 2007 and 2015. Assigned to Jesuit high schools in CA and AZ until 1958. Assigned 1959-91 to Manresa Retreat House in Azusa, CA. Died 10/23/91. Included in 8/21 on the Diocese of Fresno’s list of credibly accused (name misspelled “Shephard”), where he worked 1954-1955.

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