Fr. Phil Sunseri

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1964
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of San Jose CA

First named publicly as accused on the San Jose diocese’s list 10/18/18. Diocese received reports in 1987 and 2018 that Sunseri sexually abused children at St. Christopher’s in 1986 and while assigned to Holy Family in 1987. Permanently banned from ministry 1988. He denied the allegations. On the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18. It notes an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor in 1986, reported in 2018. Dismissed from the order in 1988. Died in 1991.


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