Sued in 1993, accused of abuse of three boys. Per LA archdiocese's 2/04 report, there were five accusers alleging abuse 1967-86. Also accused of abusing in the Diocese of Orange where two suits were filed in 1/03. Orange settled in 2005 for $4,169,325 but did not include Atherton on its list of accused priests. Reportedly in 2002, he was still a member of his order, working at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother in Portland, OR, under close supervision. The L.A. archdiocese's list in 12/21 shows Atherton to be deceased.
Per the L.A. archdiocese's report in 2005, Duplessis (at times spelled Duplessius) was accused by one person of abuse occurring 1968-70, while assigned to Servite High School in Anaheim. Lawsuit filed. Reportedly died in 2018.
Accused in a 2022 lawsuit of sexually abusing a boy, beginning when the boy was age 13 in 1976 and continuing throughout his time as a student at Servite High School in Anaheim. Fitzpatrick was assigned to the high school 1970-1992, where he was a teacher and swim coach. He was transferred in 1993 to a parish in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, then in 1994 to a parish in Portland OR. Also worked in Milwaukee WI. He died in 1997. Four more former Servite students filed claims of abuse against Fitzpatrick in 9/22, and three more were filed several months later.
Accused in 1994 of abuse in 1970s of a 15-year-old boy in New Jersey. Admitted the abuse. A second victim came forward. Forced to step down as head of the Chicago-based Servites. Went to Africa for a few years. Hired 1997 by St. Paul University in Ottawa, ON, Canada. By 2002 he was still a priest and professor and vice dean of canon law at St. Paul's. St. Paul's said he took "medical leave for the treatment of severe depression" in 8/02 after allegation surfaced. Ottawa archbishop said Huels was leaving Servites and would seek laicization. In 9/18 he was still professor of canon law at Saint Paul's. He was removed from that position after publicity the same month.
Accused of abuse of a seminarian in Ireland. Sent to the U.S. Accused of abuse of male high school students in Chicago in 1963-1964. Sent to Portland OR; abused in the mid-1960s. Suit filed in 2002 in OR claiming abuse in 1966. Laicized in 1966. Died in 1992. Documents released by Portland AD in 11/2008 (see last page). Plaintiff sued Holy See; US Supreme Court said suit could go forward in 6/2010. Vatican posted some files on its website in 8/2011. Judge ruled in 8/2012 that Vatican was not employer. 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.
Worked in a number of dioceses, including Chicago, Winona, Lansing, Miami, Los Angeles. Assignments included parishes, schools, and prison ministry. Named publicly as accused by the Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese on its list updated 4/1/19. Alleged abuse in the 1960s reported in 2018. Per news in 1993, a friend of Santo's, who was staying with him at the rectory of a Diocese of Winona MN parish, was arrested for possession of child pornography. The Springfield-Cape Giradeau list notes that Santos died in 2013, but the Catholic Directory shows that he died in 2008.