Fr. Carl Maurice Sutphin

Ordained: 1958
Status: Arrested

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accusation in 1991 that he abused one boy and possibly two 1964-1970. Report in 1994 that he abused two brothers, ages 10-11, years prior. Retired and faculties removed in 2/02. Arrested in 2003. Charges dropped in 7/03 due to CA Supreme Court ruling. Accused of abuse of 17 during 1958-78, per 2004 archdiocesan report. Ranked # 6 on archdiocesan list of 10 most prolific abusers, with 23 accusers. Named in several civil suits. Laicized 12/16/05, per personnel file released in 1/13.

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