From Ireland. First named publicly as accused by the New Orleans archdiocese on its list 11/2/2018. It notes an allegation received in 2013 of abuse in the early 1980s. Per the Official Catholic Directory, Collery was transferred in 1983 from Metarie LA to a chaplaincy at Good Samaritan Hospital in Pottsville PA. He died in 1987. A lawsuit filed in 4/2020 claims abuse in the early 1980s of a St. Ann's in Metarie altar boy, beginning when the boy was age 10. Per the plaintiff's attorneys, the archdiocese knew in 1983 of an allegation that Collery had abused at least one boy. Multiple others reportedly came forward with allegations of abuse as children by Collery after news of the 4/2020 lawsuit.
First named publicly as accused on the Diocese of San Bernardino's list 10/9/18. Order and diocese learned of allegations in 8/94, of abuse occurring 1975-85. Assigned to Notre Dame High 1958-68, Our Lady of the Valley in Hemet 1976-78. Left the San Bernardino diocese in 1978. Died 6/24/96.
Born in Canada. Worked in SC, MI and VA, then in the Diocese of San Diego 1963-1977. Included on list of priests with credible allegations released by the San Diego diocese 3/30/2007. Died 4/13/1977. Personnel file released 10/25/2010.
From Ireland. Accused in civil suit filed summer, 2007 of sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the 1970s at St. Bernard's in Sunrise, FL. Accused in a suit filed in 8/2019 of abusing a 12-year-old altar server at St. Mary's in East Islip NY in 1968. Included on the St. Augustine diocese's list 11/6/2020 for abuse in 1969. Convicted in 1998 of abuse of boys in Ireland in 1976 and 1981-1983. On the Rockville Centre diocese's list in 3/2021 as Augustin Griffin OSF, for abuse alleged at St. Mary's in East Islip and St. Bernard in Levittown, no time-frame for the abuse shown. It does show that he was assigned 12/1985-6/18/1986 to St. Patrick's in Huntington and 6/18/86-unknown to St. Martin of Tours in Amityville. Died 8/9/2010 in Ireland.
Named publicly as accused by the Diocese of Harrisburg on its list in 4/20. Died 8/21/94. Per his obituary, Grondziowski was assigned to Our Mother of Consolation in Mount Carmel 1941-55, and again 1966 until he retired in 1989. Also reportedly assigned 1955-66 to Immaculate Heart of Mary in Pittsburg. Noted to have been "involved in Scouting and youth work."
Visiting priest from Kenya. Kiarie (also spelled Kiare in some news reports) was arrested in 6/02 on charges of sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy during an outing at a park. Kiarie was in New York on a speaking tour to raise money for Kenya churches. The boy told his mom Kiarie molested him; she told church officials, who told DA. In 8/02 Kiarie rejected a plea bargain that would have given him 90 days in jail, and demanded a trial. Jury found him not guilty in 4/03. Kiarie said he would return to Kenya immediately.
Named publicly by the Diocese in 3/19 as credibly accused of the sexual abuse of a minor in the early 1980s at Sacred Heart in Jacksonville. His accuser was a girl, age 11. Her parents met with Bishop Snyder in 1991 after learning of the abuse, which allegedly occurred during confession. Malone was moved to St. Elizabeth Seton in Palm Coast. Diocesan documents included in the FL A.G.'s report released 11/20 show that, since 1991, at least four women had reported to the Diocese abuse by Malone at Sacred Heart. One said she was age 15 in 1982 when the priest molested her weekly for six weeks during counseling sessions. Another young woman gave birth to Malone's child. The Diocese paid the mother $3K per year 1993- 2010 for child support. Malone worked in the Diocese of St. Augustine 1/82 - 3/92. He went to live with his Order on Long Island, NY in 3/92, then returned to its Ireland Province, where he died in 2003. Included on the St. Augustine diocese's list 11/6/20.
Named publicly as accused by the Saginaw diocese on its list 4/10/2019. Missionary in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania for forty years, beginning in 1928. Per his obituary, was working at age 65 as a hospital chaplain in Bay City, MI, was in Ferndale after two years, then returned to Bay City. Retired in 1986 to Bethel Park, PA. Died 11/17/1987. Noted to have been accused after his death.
Irish priest who spent time in New Orleans and Pittsburgh over the years. Assisted in the 1970s in the summers at Our Lady of Guadalupe and International Shrine of St. Jude in New Orleans, and as New Orleans police chaplain. Returned often to preside at weddings through 2011. Assistant dean for students of the Duquesne University school of education in Pittsburgh 2001-2015. Chaplain for Vincentian Academy (High School) near Pittsburgh. Accused, along with three other men, of repeatedly sexually abusing a boy at an Irish Boarding school in the 1970s. Allegedly began abusing the boy, then age 14, who had come to him to report abuse by the others. McCool was the school's dean of studies. Reportedly would beat the boy with a wooden stick then sexually assault him. McCool's accuser received a settlement from the Spiritans in Ireland after coming forward in 2018. In 10/2023 McCool was living as a nursing home resident in Ireland.
Named publicly as credibly accused by the Lansing diocese on its list 9/27/2019. Member of the Spiritans Irish Province. Worked in Lansing 1974-1976, during which time he allegedly abused. Multiple allegations. Died 9/25/2007.
From Ireland. Worked in Nigeria. Visiting priest in Fresno between assignments in 1970. Assigned to St. Anthony of Padua in Fresno. Accused in a 2013 civil suit of manually raping a 16-year-old girl. Her father died suddenly and O'Connell spent a lot of time with her family before allegedly raping her. Reportedly living in 2013 in a home for the Holy Ghost Fathers in Dublin, Ireland. In 2012, the same woman filed a separate suit against the Archdiocese of San Francisco for not doing anything when told of the abuse in 2003.
A 7/09 civil suit claimed abuse of a 7-year-old girl and her 8-year-old brother by a John O'Donoghue at St. Catharine's in Spring Lake during 1972-74. Per the diocese, Rev. Charles O'Donoghue was assigned there 1969-74; there were no records of "John." The diocese had been informed of abuse by Charles O'Donoghue in 2002. Another letter received 7/10/09 named John. A member of an Irish religious order, Charles O'Donoghue returned to Ireland in 1975 and is believed to have died in 1986.
Worked in Phoenix, AZ (HS teacher 1963-71); Lake Charles, LA (parish priest/pastor); Hemet CA (parish priest/pastor 1986-2000); and Henderson NV (hospital chaplain 2000-08). First named publicly as accused on the San Bernardino diocese's list 11/17/18. It notes the diocese was made aware in 9/11 of alleged abuse occurring 1990-92, while assigned to Our Lady of the Valley in Hemet. Reported to police in 9/11. Perrault was retired without faculties in San Bernardino. On Lake Charles LA list 4/11/19 (spelled Perrault). Suit filed 12/19 under the CA Child Victims Act claiming abuse of a boy, ages 13-15, in the early 1990s. Died 5/15/20. Per his obituary, Perreault moved in 2012 to the Spiritans' Libermann Hall in Bethel Park PA, serving as Superior from 2015.
Named publicly as credibly accused by the Archdiocese of Anchorage on its list 1/16/20. Noted to be from the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Ireland. Assigned to parishes in the archdiocese 1971-89. Accused of sexual misconduct with minors 1971-72. Died in 2019.
From the Spiritans' Irish Province, Dublin. Named publicly as accused by the order on its list updated 11/8/2019. Allegedly abused an adolescent girl 1969-1970. Assigned to Our Lady of Fatima in Casper and St. Mary's Cathedral in Cheyenne. Deceased.
A woman sued the diocese and both current and former bishops in 2004 alleging that she was abused at age 16 by Smith when she went to him for counseling at Sacred Heart in Emsworth. Smith was pastor of the parish from 1950 until his death in 1958. Claims included in Diocese's 9/2007 $1.25M settlement with 32 plaintiffs alleging abuse by 17 priests. Included in the 8/14/2018 PA Grand Jury Report (middle initial erroneously P).
Worked in PA, MI, NC, IL, FL. First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/2018 PA Grand Jury Report. Retired in 2003. Died 12/23/2006. Allegations of abuse of at least two minors in Pittsburgh. The diocese was contacted in 1988 by a woman who said her son had been abused by Spangenberg. The Spiritans moved Spangenberg to FL in 1989 due to the allegations. Kept in ministry. In 2009 a man reported that when he was a 15- to 16-year-old runaway and involved in prostitution, he had many "sexual encounters" with Spangenberg. He said the priest paid him to bring him other "young hustlers" for sex. He said Spangenberg liked to sniff glue while orally copulating the boy, and that he was a "really sick guy-he would have person urinate and defecate on him." On the Raleigh diocese's list in 10/2018. On the Charlotte diocese's list 12/29/2019. Name included in 10/2022 on the Chicago archdiocese's list of credibly accused. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.
Pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish in Harlem in the NY archdiocese when arrested in 6/2017 for sexual abuse in 1982-1984 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 2/2016 and contacted the Rockville Centre diocese. The Charleston diocese contacted Charleston police in 9/2016. Former pastor of two Chicago parishes. Listed on Xavier University in New Orleans' website in 6/2017 as associate professor of pastoral theology. Included in 10/2022 on the Chicago Archdiocese's list of credibly accused. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General's Report.