Fr. Freddy Washington
Diocese: Diocese of Charleston SC
Pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist parish in Harlem in the NY archdiocese when arrested in 6/17 for sexual abuse in 1982-84 of two boys, ages 10 and 11-14, at St. Patrick’s church in Charleston. Washington was an 18-year-old lay person and volunteer at the time of the alleged abuse. The boys were in training to be altar servers. Abuse was said to have included fondling and oral copulation. The Charleston diocese learned of the allegations in 2/16 and contacted the Rockville Centre diocese. The Charleston diocese contacted Charleston police in 9/16. Former pastor of two Chicago parishes. Listed on Xavier University in New Orleans’ website in 6/17 as associate professor of pastoral theology. Included in 10/22 on the Chicago archdiocese’s list of credibly accused.
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