Catholic Diocese Releases List of 20 Priests ‘credibly Accused’ of Child Sexual Abuse
By Bill Dries
February 28, 2020
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has released a list of priests accused of child sexual abuse during their time in Memphis and West Tennessee.
The list of “credibly accused” priests spans more than 50 years and was compiled at the request of Bishop David Talley shortly after he became leader of the Diocese that covers West Tennessee including Memphis.
“Our Diocese of Memphis realizes the extent of damage caused by the sexual abuse of minors perpetrated by Catholic clergy,” Talley wrote in a letter posted on the website of the Diocese Friday, Feb. 28.