Arata, Henri Born in 1934. Ordained in 1960. Worked in
churches in Portland, Sublimity, Sandy and
McMinnville from 1962 to 1982.
Baccellieri, Joseph A. Born in Portland in 1940. Attended Central Catholic
High School. Went to seminary at Mount Angel and
St. Thomas in Kenmore, Wash. Ordained in 1966.
Central Catholic High School in Southeast Portland
(1966-1978), St. John Fisher in Southwest Portland
(1967-1972), Mt. St. Joseph in Southeast Portland
(1973 and 1977-1978), St. Therese in Northeast
Portland (1974-1976 and 1978-1979), St. Francis in
Sherwood (1989-1992), St. Mathew in Hillsboro
(1995), Assumption in North Portland (1996-1998),
Sacred Heart in Southeast Portland (1999-2000),
St. Agatha in Southeast Portland (2001). Band
director at Central Catholic. Accomplished
accordion player who played at fairs and festivals.
Known as the Swinging Priest. Once formed a
dance band called the Gemstones with former
Boyle, Edmund J. Worked at St. James Cathedral in Seattle and the
now-defunct Briscoe Memorial School for Boys in
Kent in the 1950s and 1960s. Superintendent of St.
Mary’s Home for Boys in Washington County in the
late 1960s and early 1970s. Retired in 1984 and
moved to Nevada.
Bucher, Mel Born in 1936 in Oakland, Calif. Attended St.
Anthony Seminary in Santa Barbara from 1949 to
1954 and San Luis Rey College in Mission San Luis
Rey from 1955 to 1958. Both have since closed.
Ordained by the Franciscans in 1961. Taught at St.
Francis Seminary in Troutdale (1963-64) and at
Serra Catholic High School in Salem (1964-68).
Pastor at St. Anthony in Tigard (1968-70). After 18-
month absence from priesthood, he was a pastor in
Spokane, Oakland, Calif., and Sacramento before
returning to St. Anthony in 1988. In 1993,
Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigated
accusations that he sexually abused a boy in Tigard
in the late 1960s, but the claims were too old to
prosecute. Left the Portland archdiocese in 1994.
Moved to Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center in
Oceanside, Calif., in 1995.
Charvet, Louis Benedictine priest affiliated with Mount Angel
Abbey. Served in Cuernavaca, Mexico, St. Mary in
Mount Angel, St. Francis in Sherwood and Sacred
Heart in Gervais.
Clark, Emanuel Benedictine at Mount Angel Seminary High School
Cornelius, John Attended Mount Angel Seminary (1968-1971).
Served in the Seattle Archdiocese (1975-2002).
Spent nearly two decades at Immaculate
Conception Church in central Seattle. A police
chaplain. Last assignment was in Everett.
Defrocked in 2004.
Davis (First name Unknown.
Dezurick, Gerald Born in 1925. A Benedictine. Served as teacher at
Mount Angel Preparatory High School (1957),
Tillamook (1960), St. Agatha in Portland (1976),
Sacred Heart in Othello, Wash. (1977-80). Pastor of
St. Pius X Parish, Moab, Utah, at the time of his
Doherty, Martin Served at Sacred Heart in Gervais.
Donnelly, Martin Dominican priest.
Duffy, Frank Served at St. Luke inWoodburn (1968-70) and
Mount Angel Abbey (1992).
Durand, Donald Ordained as priest in 1958. Served at St. Vincent de
Paul in Salem, St. Mary in Corvallis, St. Francis of
Assisi School in Portland (1970-83), St. Matthew in
Hillsboro, St. Paul in Silverton (about 1986-1992),
St. Clare in Southwest Portland(1992-2001).
Eucharista, Mother Nun at St. Rose School, now called Archbishop
Mary Howard School) in Portland.
Fairbanks, Jerry Lay teacher at St. Anthony School in Tigard.
Ford, Francis Lived in Portland only briefly, serving at Ascension
Southeast Portland (1960-63).
Frank, Clement Benedictine priest. Served at St. Mary in Mount
Freddrick, Mother Nun at Holy Child Academy in Portland.
Frolick, Sister Jeanne Served as music teacher and choir director at
Clare Sacred Heart Academy in Salem. Member of the
Christian Community. Director of the Archdiocesan
Choir since the early 1970s.
Goodrich, John Maloy Born in Seattle. Moved to Portland at age 8.
Attended Redemptorist Seminary in Oakland, Calif.;
Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Ore.; and St.
Edward Seminary in Seattle. Ordained in Portland in
1943. Worked until 1968 at St. Mary's Home for
Boys, first as assistant director and then as director.
Also led missions for North Plains and Vernonia.
Served as pastor of Immaculate Conception in
Stayton (1968-72) and St. John Fisher in Southwest
Portland until his retirement in 1988.
Grammond, Maurice Served at Our Lady of Victory in Seaside, St.
Michael in Oakridge, Our Lady of Sorrows in
Southeast Portland, St. Mary's Home for Boys in
Washington County, St. Catherine of Siena in Mill
City, and St. Boniface in Sublimity.
Halsey, Laurence M. Former Marist monk. Taught at Marist High School
(Brother Cronan) in Eugene until retiring in 2000. Left the Marist
Hamilton, William Unknown
Hansen (First name Unknown
Harris, Bernard A. Jesuit priest. Jointly employed by the Society of
Jesus and the Diocese of Helena, Mont. Brother of
James M. Harris.
Harris, James M. Served at St. Paul in Silverton.
Hazen, David Born in La Grande in 1928. Ordained in 1956 in the
Baker Diocese. He served in parishes in The Dalles,
La Grande and Pendleton, and traveled throughout
Eastern Oregon to conduct Mass in smaller
communities that did not have a regular priest. After
a sexual-abuse accusation surfaced in 1959, Hazen
was sent to a treatment center in Wisconsin. In
1960, he was assigned to St. Pius X Catholic
Church in Klamath Falls, serving in Ontario, Vale,
Burns and Wasco. In 1978, the diocese lent him to
the Portland Archdiocese, which assigned him to
Junction City. In 1982, Hazen served in another
Portland Archdiocese parish, St. Alice in Springfield,
then moved to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wasco
just before he died.
Jacobson, Gary Served as substitute pastor at St. John in Yamhill in
1999 and parish administrator at Our Lady of the
Lake School in Lake Oswego in 1992. Contributed
to a Web site called “Ask a Catholic” between 1996
and 2004. Described on a Web site as an “online
advice giver” in 2002. Still e-mailing in 2004.
Jacques, Robert A Benedictine of Mount Angel Abbey. Assigned to
Lawrence (also Mount Angel High School Seminary from 1975 to
known as Father 1979. Pastor of Sacred Heart in Gervais in 2002
Kenneth) when first publicly accused. Longtime minister to
Southeast Asian Catholics in the Salem area. Spent
five years in a refugee-orientation camp in the
Jaime, Jose Former Benedictine priest.
Kiernan, Patrick Born in Ireland. Attended St. Mel's College in
Longford and seminary at All Hallows in Dublin.
Ordained in 1952. During his 45-year career in
Oregon, he served in Brookings, Eugene, Milwaukie
and North Bend.
Krumm, Gus A Franciscan. Left St. Anthony’s seminary in Santa
Barbara in 1987 after school closed for financial
reasons. Worked in churches in Orange County,
Calif., from 1988 to 1998. In 1993, a board of
inquiry concluded that at least 34 boys were
sexually abused at St. Anthony's from 1963 to 1987.
Two priests were convicted in the case. The board
identified 11 friars -- about one-quarter of the friars
on staff during that period -- who were involved in
sexual abuse of minors during those 23 years,
according to the board's November 1993 report.
The Franciscans said they investigated and
determined an accusation against Krumm to be
without merit, but in 1995 paid a settlement to the
accuser. The Franciscans told Portland Archbishop
John G. Vlazny before Krumm in 1998 became
pastor at Ascension Parish in Southeast Portland.
After a newspaper article in 2002 revealed the 1995
settlement, Krumm admitted sexual misconduct in
the early 1970s and mid-1980s. Vlazny removed
him from active ministry in 2002. Franciscan order
assigned him to St. Francis of Assisi Parish in
Sacramento, Calif., but failed to tell the diocese
about his history. After a 2003 Sacramento Bee
Larkin, John Ordained in 1931. Served at St. Luke in Woodburn
and John the Baptist mission church in Milwaukie.
Founded the Downtown Chapel in 1935.
Laughlin, Thomas Ordained in David City, Neb., in 1948. Served at St.
Mary's Cathedral in 1948. Served as teacher and
assistant to the principal at Central Catholic from
1948 to 1965. Served several churches over next
several years: St. Peter (Portland) (1949-51), St.
Rose (1951-53), St. Mary in Portland (1953-55), St.
Cecelia's (1955-58), St. Frederick in St. Helens
(1965-66), St. Mary in Corvallis (1966-72), All Saints
in Portland (1977-82). Marylhurst College chaplain,
1958-65. Oregon State University Newman Center
chaplain, 1966-72. Served on Catholic Charities
board, 1977-82. Arrested in 1983 for abusing two
boys. Sentenced to six months in jail. Sent to
treatment center in New Mexico. Went on indefinite
leave of absence June 15, 1983. After meeting a
past victim, he was kicked out and defrocked.
Accused of molesting a boy in Albuquerque, N.M.,
in the mid-1990s.
Luke, Mary Member of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our
Lady of Sorrows. Worked at St. Mary’s Home for
Boys in Washington County. Although no longer
owned by the Archdiocese of Portland, St. Mary’s
was an orphanage, school and residential-care
MacNaughton, John Served at St. Mary’s Home for Boys.
Martin, Frank A lay physical education teacher at St. Clare School
in Southwest Portland in the early 1960s.
McCarthy, James St. Joseph in Gresham.
McCray, Gerald Unknown
McDowell, Archibald Holy Cross Father. A University of Portland teacher
M. from 1949 to 1959. Host of a television show. He
also taught at St. Edward’s University in Austin,
McKean, Louis Born in 1918, in Alexandria, La. Graduated from the
University of Notre Dame. Ordained in 1947. Served
at St. John the Baptist (Buffalo, Wyo.), 1968. Moved
to Portland in 1969. Pastor in several Oregon
parishes, including St. Philip's in Dallas, Myrtle
Creek and most recently St. John the Apostle
Catholic Church in Reedsport.
McLeod, J. William Served as pastor and teacher at Sacred Heart in
Medford, St. Mary’s School in Medford, All Saints in
Northeast Portland, St. Joseph in Jacksonville.
McSorley, James P. Member of U.S. Province of Missionary Oblates of
Mary Immaculate (OMI). Served St. Alice in
Springfield. In 2000, celebrated 60 years of
“religious profession,” according to an Oblate
newsletter. Internet bulletin board for the Survivors
Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) says
McSorley was a U.S. Army chaplain in Germany in
the 1960s. Later lived in Oakland, Calif.
Michele, Robert Born in 1927 in Custer County, Neb. During the
Dust Bowl years, family moved to Oregon. Michele
met the Paulist Fathers through a mission given at
his parish in Albany. After several years at St.
Edward Seminary outside Seattle, he became to the
Paulist novitiate in 1948. Ordained in 1955 in New
York. Served at St. Austin in Austin, Texas (about
1955-58). Many missions throughout North
America. Returned to Austin at least by 1998.
Minh, Vincent A Redemptorist. Minh was sent from South Vietnam
to the United States in 1972 to receive a master's
degree in education at the University of Portland.
Began helping Southeast Asians in the mid-1970s.
Southeast Asian Vicariate from 1981 to 2001; Our
Lady of Lavang Catholic Church (Northeast
Portland) from 1999 to 2001. Described as the
“spiritual leader and advocate of the region’s
growing community of Southeast Asians.” First
recipient of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Humanitarian Award in 1991 by the Metropolitan
Human Relations Commission.
O'Doherty, Aloysius Sacred Heart; St. Rose Lima Catholic Church
O. (Northeast Portland): Astoria; San Diego; Medford.
O'Flynn, Patrick Blessed Sacrament Parish in Portland.
Orso-Manzonetta, Born in 1923 in Portland. Attended the University of
Aldo Carlo Portland and St. Thomas Seminary in Denver.
Ordained in 1950 in Portland. Served as a pastor
and administrator at St. Cecilia Parish (Beaverton);
the Downtown Chapel (Portland); Our Lady of the
Mountain Parish (Ashland); Mercy Home (North
Bend); All Saints (Northeast Portland); St. Michael
the Archangel (Southwest Portland): 1959-83; St.
Peter’s (Newberg): 1984-89; Sacred Heart
Pacome, Jocelyn, A Benedictine. A French Canadian. Mount Angel
also known as Saint Abbey. St. Mary’s (Elgin): late 1970s-late 1980s.
Arnaud Pastor of St. Bernard’s (Jordan Valley) in the early
Perone, Rocco Ordained in 1949 as a Paulist Father. Served at St.
Mary in Chicago (1949), St. Philip Neri in Portland
(1950 or 1951 to 1956), St. Rose in Layton, Utah
(1956-57), St. Austin in Austin, Texas (1957-88),
Paulist Father’s Generalate in Scarsdale, N.Y.
(1989-91), St. Austin in Austin, Texas (1991-92). In
Texas, he was assigned to St. Austin, but traveled
throughout the state to preach in other parishes.
Sent in the 1980s to St. Luke's Institute outside of
Washington, D.C., a treatment center specifically for
priests with psychological or substance-abuse
Raleigh, Michael J. Served at St. Augustine in Lincoln City and St. John
the Apostle in Oregon City.
Rodakowski, Louis G. Attended Mount Angel Seminary and St. Edward
Seminary, Seattle. Ordained in 1942 in Portland.
Served at St. Vincent in Salem (1942-48), St. John
in Milwaukie (1948-49), Sacred Heart in Newport
(1950-66), St. Peter in Eugene (1967), St. Helen in
Junction City (1968-69), St. Jude in Eugene (1970-
75). Known as “the builder priest” because he
helped build Sacred Heart Church in Newport in
early 1950s, St. Mary Mission Church in Siletz in
1958, and St. Patrick Church in Toledo and St. Jude
Church in Eugene, both in 1971. Was regularly
guest-preaching at St. Catherine in Veneta as late
as 1997 and St. Anthony in Waldport in 2002.
Celebrated his 90th birthday and 61 years as a
priest in 2003 with a Mass at St. Benedict Lodge, a
Dominican retreat center on the McKenzie River.
Ronan, Andrew Belonged to the Order of Friars, Servants of Mary,
also known as the Servites. In the late 1950s,
Servites removed Ronan from seminary where he
was teaching in Benburb, Northern Ireland, after a
student accused him of sexual misconduct.
Reassigned to now-defunct, all-boys St. Philip High
School on Chicago's West Side (1959 to 1965).
Accused of sexual misconduct with St. Philip's
students. Transfered to The Grotto, a shrine at
Northeast 85th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard in
Portland. Laicized in 1966 by the Archdiocese of
Portland after accusation of sexual again surfaced.
Rudin, Remy Born in Chico, Calif., in 1921. Joined the
Franciscans in 1942 and was ordained at Mission
Santa Barbara in 1949. Ministered to Native
Americans in Arizona before coming to the
Archdiocese of Portland in 1960. Chaplain at the
Fairview Home for the Mentally Handicapped and
MacLaren School for Boys. Also pastor of St. Mary
Parish in Shaw, where he built the new church in
1962. In 1973, transferred to Ascension in Portland,
where he stayed until 1975, when he suffered a
stroke and returned to Arizona. There he did a
limited ministry with Native Americans.
Ryan, Edmund Professed his vows to the Dominicans in 1960.
Kenneth Ordained in 1965. Worked in Eugene for two years
in the early 1980s. Served Holy Rosary in Northeast
Portland (1983-91), before becoming a Navy
Schwartz, John Left Jesuit High School in 1987 and the Society of
Jesus (Jesuits) at some point. Was working as
parish priest at St. Anselm in Marin County in the
Archdiocese of San Francisco when a lawsuit
accusing him of sexual abuse was filed in
Multnomah County in October 2005. Took voluntary
leave of absence. Archdiocese spokesman
promised independent investigation to determine
whether Schwartz could return to work as a priest.
Senko, Martin Born in 1930 in Hillsboro. Attended minor seminary
Richard at Mount Angel and graduated from college there in
1952. Received theological training at St. Edward
Seminary, Kenmore, Wash. Ordained in 1956.
Earned master’s degree in education from
University of Portland. Teacher and then principal of
St. Boniface High School in Sublimity (1956-58),
teacher and vice principal at St. Francis (now
Marist) High School in Eugene (1958-59), teacher at
Catholic Central High School in Southeast Portland
(1959-62), teacher and then principal at North
Catholic High School in Portland (1962-70),
administrator and then pastor of St. Frederic Parish
in St. Helens (1970-77), pastor of St. Rose in
Portland (1977-80), St. John in Yamhill (1991-92),
pastor of St. Peter in Portland until his resignation
on March 23, 1993, administrator of St. Alexander in
Cornelius (1994-98).Retired in 1998.
Smith, Anthony Redemptorist. Served at Holy Redeemer in
Northeast Portland, led Catholic Youth Organization
meetings. Also served at Newman House,
University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., about
2001. Also appears to have spent time at
Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Ariz., and
in Denver, which is the headquarters of the
Sprauer, Michael Born in 1944 in Wenatchee, Wash. Attended
Gonzaga University, Wenatchee Valley College and
Mount Angel Seminary. Ordained in 1972. Served
St. Mary in Eugene, MacLaren School for Boys and
Hillcrest School for girls (1972-75), chaplain for
Oregon’s prison system (1975-83 and 1986-99), St.
Mary in Corvallis (1983-86), St. Joseph in Salem
(1999-2003), and St. Edward in Keizer and St.
Boniface in Sublimity (both in 2000-02).
Steigerwald, Philip An assistant pastor at St. Paul in North Eugene
(1977-81). According to Archdiocese of Portland
records, Steigerwald received a leave of absence in
July 1981 and was never reassigned to other church
Sullivan, Gregory Sullivan was a priest in the Archdiocese of Portland
from 1979 to 1984. Served at St. Peter in Portland
for at least part of his tenure.
Susbauer, Michael Unknown.
Thatcher, John R. Born in 1916 in Butte, Mont. Joined the Jesuits in
Sheridan in 1934. After four years in Sheridan,
moved to Spokane and began studying philosophy
at Mount St. Michael's. Taught at Bellarmine
Preparatory School in Tacoma from 1941 to 1944,
and began his theology studies in California at Alma
College in 1944. Ordained in 1947 and continued
his studies. From 1953 to 1957, taught at Gonzaga
Prep in Spokane. Served at St. Ignatius in Portland
for 29 years, from 1957 to 1973, and from 1981 to
1994. A pastor at St. Aloysius in Spokane from 1973
Thielen, Monsignor Attended Columbia Prep. After seminary, his
Martin superiors sent him to Rome for advanced studies.
Ordained in 1935. Served at the new cathedral for
several years. Started teaching at Central Catholic
High School in 1939. Later vice principal and
principal. Superintendent of Catholic schools for the
archdiocese: 1951-68 Near the location of the old
Downtown Chapel, at Southeast Third and Ankeny,
Thielen and other priests would preach from a
soapbox in the late 1930s. Also ran Portland
mission for Japanese-American Catholics (1940-
43), St. Stephen in Portland (1954-64), St. Thomas
More in Southwest Portland (1964-75).
Wachter, Carl Served as assistant pastor or pastor from 1939 to
1983 in several Oregon parishes: St. Edward in
Lebanon (1949), pastor of St. John the Baptist in
Milwaukie (1958), Christ the King: 1959. Past at
Holy Cross: 1968-80. He also served in Monroe
and Coos Bay.
Warren, Ronald Baker Diocese priest. Celebrated 40 years as a
James Anthony priest in 2002. Pastor at Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Parish in Chiloquin since at least 1999.
White, Cosmas A Benedictine. Served at St. Paul in Silverton. Also
(Paul) served at St. Agatha in Southeast Portland for more
than 20 years
Wolfe, Philip Mark Franciscan friar. Taught at St. Anthony's Seminary
in Santa Barbara. Guest priest at St. Anthony’s in
Tigard in the summer of 1982. Pleaded no contest
in 1989 to molesting a boy and sentenced to a year
in jail. Defrocked.
Wong, Mr. Earl Basketball coach and Cub Scout leader at St.
Thomas More in Portland.
CLAIM DETAILS CURRENT STATUS
Accused of sexually molesting a boy from 1967 to 1970 Died in 1982. Family says
at St. Mary School, Regis High School and Immaculate the allegation is false and
Conception Parish when the boy was about 11 to 14 points to the fact that no
years old. Tentative $325,000 settlement fell apart. other accusers have come
Claimant seeking punitive damages in federal court. forward.
Eight accusers since 1992. Has admitted sexually Retired in 2002. No longer
molesting at least one Central Catholic High School boy in public ministry. Lives in
at his beach cabin, although that case was thrown out Southeast Portland.
after the judge ruled the victim should have reported the
abuse a decade ago. Archdiocese has paid three
accusers total of $575,000 in settlements. Tentative $1
million settlement with another accuser fell through, and
that accuser is now seeking punitive damages in federal
court. Former Portland Archbishop William Levada
removed Baccellieri from ministry in 1992, sent him
through two years of therapy, then returned him to
ministry. Baccellieri remained in treatment and was
closely supervised, with no further accusations against
him, according to a spokesman for the archdiocese. No
parishioners were informed of his history of sex abuse.
Faces at least nine accusations of molesting boys and Died in 1995.
girls in Oregon and Washington. Accused of abusing
three boys at St. Mary’s beginning when they were 8, 11
and 12 years old. Another accuser said Boyle sexually
abused him in schools in California and Las Vegas. After
retiring, Boyle was charged in 1987 with exposing himself
to a 12-year-old developmentally disabled boy in a
hospital where he served as a part-time chaplain. He
pleaded guilty to one count of lewdness with a child.
Archdiocese paid more than $1.1 million in 2003 to settle
four cases. Tentative $5,000 settlement with St. Mary’s
accuser who was 11 at the time of the alleged abuse fell
apart. Accuser now seeking punitive damages in federal
Accused of at least two instances of sexual abuse, Lives in Mission San Luis
including oral sex, at St. Anthony Parish in Tigard. One Rey Retreat Center in
accuser says Bucher sexually assaulted him at least 20 Oceanside, Calif.
times from 1968 to 1972. Another says Bucher abused
him in 1965. Archdiocese paid $512,500 in 2001 to settle
Fifteen accusers, both men and women, say they were Lives in Mount Angel
abused from the late 1950s to the early ’70s. Abbey. Cannot celebrate
Archdiocese settled 13 of those cases before bankruptcy any of the sacraments in
with zero dollars paid out. Tentative $150,000 in one public. Cannot present
case fell through; that accuser now is seeking punitive himself as a priest to the
damages in federal court. public. Forbidden from
wearing a Roman collar.
Restricted to the cloistered
area of Mount Angel Abbey
unless accompanied by an
Accused by former Mount Angel Seminary High School Deceased.
student of sexually abusing him in 1975.
Accused of molesting a boy in Eastern Oregon in 1968. Unclear where he is living.
Cornelius faces more than 20 charges of sexually
abusing boys in Washington from 1968 to 1985. He
expressed "deep sorrow for what I have done."
Archdiocese settled one claim in 2004 for zero dollars.
Archdiocese paid $550,000 in 2001 to settle one claim. Unknown.
Accused by four men of sexual abuse in the 1950s and Died in 1986.
1960s. Accusations included inappropriate touching and
persuading minors to be photographed in sexual poses.
Archdiocese paid $50,000 in 2003 to settle one case.
Three other accusers have waived their rights to punitive
damages and are pursuing jury trials in Multnomah
County Circuit Court.
Accuser, as 12- to 13-year-old boy at the time of the Died in 1973.
alleged abuse in the mid-1950s, said Doherty plied him
with alcohol and cigarettes and repeatedly sexually
abused him. He claimed Doherty once included Father
Michael Raleigh in on the abuse and forced the boy to
watch the priests engage in an orgy of abuse with three
or four other boys. The accuser claims Raleigh abused
him repeatedly in an Oregon City parish in the 1950s.
Archdiocese paid $380,000 in 2003 to settle the case.
Accused of molesting two sisters at Holy Rosary in Unknown.
Portland from 1951 to 1955. Both alleged victims have
waived their rights to punitive damages and seeking a
jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Accused of repeatedly sexually molesting 6- and 7-year- Died in 1992.
old sisters in his church residence in 1967 and 1968.
Archdiocese paid $223,750 in 2003 to settle that case
and another $223,750 in 2003 to settle with a third
Faces more than a dozen accusations of molesting boys, Retired in 2001. No longer
mostly in the 1970s. Accused of requiring four school in public ministry. Lives in
boys from St. Francis of Assisi Parish to strip to their Gresham.
undershorts and wrestle with him and with one another,
and strip naked and be in a sauna with him. Another
accuser said Durand made him flog the priest’s bare
back with a leather strap; he also said Durand took him
to a beach cabin, immobilized him during the night and
sexually abused him. Other accusations included
fondling, oral and anal sex. One accuser, a 23-year-old
Portland man, said Durand molested him as recently as
the 1990s, potentially making the priest subject to
criminal prosecution; but the man has dropped his claim
and refused to cooperate with police.
Allegedly kissed and fondled the breasts of a 9- or 10- Unknown.
year-old female student in 1958. The accuser is seeking
punitive damages in federal court.
Accused of subjecting female student to kissing, Unknown.
fondling, masturbation and oral sex on about 11 to 15
occasions. The incidents allegedly occurred from 1970 to
1974, when she was 12 to 16 years old. The alleged
victim is seeking punitive damages in federal court.
Accused of molesting a boy in the early 1960s. Deceased.
Archdiocese paid $125,000 in 2003 to settle the claim.
Accused of raping a boy in the early 1950s at St. Mary’s Died in 1996 at the age of
in Mount Angel. 89.
Allegedly kissed and fondled the breasts of a 14-year-old Unknown.
female student in 1962. The accuser is seeking punitive
damages in federal court.
Female accuser is seeking jury trial in Multnomah County On administrative leave
Circuit Court. pending outcome of
allegations. Lives in
Fourteen accusers from the mid-1950s to the mid-1980s. Died in 1995 at the age of
Accusations include fondling and oral sex. Archdiocese 77.
has paid nearly $1.9 million since 1989 to settle eight
claims. Of the remaining accusers, four are seeking
punitive damages in federal court. Tentative $325,000
settlement with one claimant fell through; that claimant is
waiving punitive damages in return for a jury trial in
Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Accused of molesting nearly 60 boys from the early Died in 2002 at age 82.
1950s to the mid-1980s. Accusations include subjecting
boys to alcohol, pornography, fondling, masturbation, oral
and anal sex. Archdiocese has paid nearly $30 million
since 2000 to settle 46 claims. Two tentative settlements,
for $30,000 and $17,000, fell through.
Two female accusers. One woman, who claimed sexual Unknown.
abuse from 1968 to 1972, settled her lawsuit for zero
dollars before the bankruptcy. The second woman
withdrew her claim. Although they had intimate contact
one time in their groin areas and under her bra, most of
the contact was consensual kissing and touching over
their clothes during her junior and senior years at Marist
High School, when she was 16 to 18 years old.
Archdiocese settled a sex-abuse claim against him for Unknown.
$675,000 in 2003.
Archdiocese paid a $22,500 sex-abuse settlement in Unknown.
Accused of sexually abusing four siblings in Silverton Unknown.
between 1968 and 1972. Alleged incidents include
fondling, oral sex and vaginal rape involving three sisters
and fondling and anal sex with their brother.
Seven siblings – four brothers and three sisters – accuse Died in 1999.
Harris of molesting them from 1968 to the mid-1970s. In
addition, three of the brothers further accuse Maurice
Grammond of participating in the abuse. The alleged
abuse consisted of fondling, oral and anal sex, and
Accused of molesting 18 boys, mostly in Eastern Oregon, Died in 1983.
from the 1950s to the 1970s. Diocese of Baker paid $3.6
million in 2004 to settle all 18 claims. Accused of
molesting four boys in Western Oregon. Archdiocese
paid $28,000 since 2002 to settle two cases, and settled
one with no payout.
Accused of molesting three victims: in 1965, the late Retired. No longer in public
1970s and 1984. ministry.
Archdiocese settled three accusations dating from 1978 Lives in Mount Angel
before the bankruptcy. Zero dollars were paid in the Abbey. Cannot celebrate
settlements. any of the sacraments in
public. Cannot present
himself as a priest to the
public. Forbidden from
wearing a Roman collar.
Restricted to the cloistered
area of Mount Angel Abbey
unless accompanied by an
approved supervisor. In
process of being laicized.
Alleged abuse occurred in the late 1960s while Jaime Unknown.
was a seminarian at Mount Angel Abbey. The unknown
claimant is seeking punitive damages in federal court.
Accused of subjecting a teenage girl to fondling, digital Died in 1997 in Ireland at
penetration, oral sex, intercourse and verbal threats on age 71.
about 70 occasions. The alleged incidents occurred at
St. John the Baptist (Milwaukie) and in the girl’s private
home from 1983 to 1985, beginning when she was about
17. The woman now is seeking punitive damages in
No current accusations in Oregon. Unknown.
A former altar boy says Larkin fondled him during a Died in 1995.
confession at St. Luke’s in 1960, when he was about 12
years old. Tentative settlement for $750,000 fell through.
Claimant now seeking punitive damages in federal court.
Accused of molesting about 40 boys from the late 1950s Lives in Nebraska.
until the mid-1990s. Only Portland Archdiocese priest to
be charged and convicted on criminal charges. In a
sworn deposition, he admitted molesting numerous boys,
although he couldn’t remember the number — fewer than
four dozen, he said he thought. Alleged and admitted
incidents included fondling, masturbation and oral sex.
Archdiocese has paid more than $11.1 million since 1984
to settle 19 claims. Four tentative settlements totaling
nearly $1.8 million, have fallen through; those four
claimants, plus five others, intend to seek punitive
damages in federal court. An additional tentative
$700,000 settlement of a lawsuit involving both Perone
and the Rev. Thomas Laughlin also has fallen through.
Luke and an unknown priest are accused of molesting a Retired. Lives in California.
10-year-old boy in 1958. Luke denies the accusation and Faces no restrictions
says she did not work at that time in the building where because her religious order
the alleged abuse took place. Tentative settlement with does not consider the
archdiocese fell through. Claimant will seek punitive accusations credible.
damages in federal court.
Accused of molesting a boy in 1967. His accuser, Larry Deceased.
Lynn Craven, a 49-year-old Marion County man, shot
himself to death in 2005.
Martin has three accusers. A former St. Clare’s student Unknown. Archdiocese
accused him of providing alcohol and committing at least spokesman said Martin left
25 acts of sexual abuse from 1961 to 1963, beginning the school in the late
when the student was 12. A second student accused 1960s.
Martin of fondling him and subjecting him to sex acts
during an overnight camping trip in 1963 or 1964, when
he was 13 or 14 years old. Archdiocese paid $700,000 in
2003 to settle one claim. Tentative $575,000 settlement
on another claim has fallen through; that claimant will
seek punitive damages in federal court.
Woman says he fondled her at least once in 1950 or Unknown.
1951, when she was 2 or 3 years old.
A sexual-abuse complaint about McCray surfaced during Terminated from ministry in
Archbishop William Levada’s tenure. Archdiocese paid 1990.
$137,500 to settle the case in 2003.
Accused of arranging to have an 11-year-old boy appear Died July 16, 1994, at age
on his television show and then molesting him in 1956. A 89.
1958 letter to McDowell from Provincial Theodore J.
Mehling, former University of Portland president, noted
that McDowell had already received two canonical
warnings for his conduct. One accusation described in
the letter involved McDowell's inappropriately fondling
two high school boys. The letter is addressed to
McDowell at St. Edward’s University and does not specify
where the alleged molestations took place. Archdiocese
paid $10,000 in 2003 to settle one case.
Abuse allegedly occurred in 1972 and 1973 at St. John Died April 5, 2005, at age
the Apostle Church in Reedsport. Female accuser. 86.
Archdiocese settled the case for $750,000 in 2003.
Fourteen accusers who say they were abused between Died in 1969.
the mid-1940s and mid-1960s. The accusations include
kissing, fondling, mutual masturbation and oral sex.
Archdiocese paid $675,000 in 2002 and 2003 to settle
three claims. Seven claimants are seeking punitive
damages in federal court. Archdiocese paid $675,000 in
2002 and 2003 to settle three cases. Three claimants
have waived punitive damages and are seeking jury trials
in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Tentative settlements
with three claimants – for $405,000, $50,000 and
$10,000 – have fallen through.
Accused of molesting an altar boy in 1964. Also accused Died May 27, 2005, in
of abuse while serving as a military chaplain in Germany Oakland, Calif.
in the 1960s. Archdiocese paid $100,000 to settle a claim
Accused of subjecting a teenage girl to fondling and Retired from post as a
intercourse on about 50 occasions before her 18th senior priest at St. Austin
birthday in 1965. The relationship lasted from 1964 to Parish in Austin, Texas.
1969. The woman is seeking punitive damages in federal
Accused of raping a woman in 1983 and molesting two Living in a Redemptorist
young girls, one in the early 1980s and one in the late center in Illinois.
Accused of abusing an 11-year-old girl in 1950. Unknown.
Archdiocese paid $35,000 to settle the claim in 2003.
Accused of molesting a girl from 1962 to 1970 at Blessed Unknown.
Sacrament in Portland, when she was between the ages
of 10 and 18 at the time. O’Flynn allegedly fondled her
over and under her clothing, lay on top of her and French-
kissed her on more than 100 occasions.
More than a dozen accusers involving incidents between Retired in 1994. Died in
the mid-1950s and 1970. One accuser says that Orso- 1996.
Manzonetta forcibly drugged and masturbated him on
two to three occasions and appeared naked or nearly
naked before him over more than a year at St. Michael
the Archangel in Portland. Archdiocese has paid out
more than $1.6 million since 1997 to settle seven claims.
Pacome allegedly molested a boy in 1976 on a camping Died in 1992.
trip to Lake Merwin Camper’s Hideaway. An Elgin man
says St. Arnaud molested him there in the 1970s.
A dozen accusers have alleged abuse of boys in the Died in 1992.
1950s and 1960s at the Southeast Portland parish and
Boy Scout camps. Archdiocesan officials say they have
no record of complaints during Perone’s tenure, although
one lawsuit contends that Perone's alleged improper
sexual activities with young males were reported to the
archdiocese in 1954. Documents further indicate that the
Paulist Fathers received a complaint in 1956 that Perone
touched the genitals of a boy in Casper,Wyo.
Archdiocese paid more than $2.8 million in 2003 and
2004 to settle most of the claims. Tentative $700,000
settlement of a lawsuit involving both Perone and the
Rev. Thomas Laughlin has fallen through.
Four accusers, including two brothers and former altar Died in 1979.
boys in Lincoln City who say Raleigh forced them to
engage in various sex acts in the mid- to late 1950s.
Another accuser says Raleigh subjected him to kissing,
fondling, masturbation and oral sex at St. John the
Apostle in Oregon City in 1950 or 1951, when he was
about 12 or 13. The fourth accuser says Raleigh forced
him to engage in genital fondling and oral sex with him
and engaged in genital fondling, oral and anal sex with
children within the accuser’s view.
Two accusers, 1948 and 1961-63. Retired in 1977. No longer
in public ministry.
At least two accusers in Portland, plus others in Chicago Died in 1992.
and Ireland. A Seattle-area man claims he was 15 or 16
when Ronan repeatedly abused him in Portland in late
1965 or early 1966. Archdiocese paid $5,000 in 2003 to
settle one claim. Settled another claim for zero dollars
before the bankruptcy.
Nearly a dozen accusers claim they were abused by him Died in 1991.
as boys when he worked at MacLaren Youth Correctional
Facility in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Accusations
include oral and anal sex. Eight claimants have waived
their rights to punitive damages and are seeking jury
trials in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old boy in Was assigned to Siena
Eugene in 1983 or 1984 when the victim was in high House, Oakland, Calif.,
school. The Franciscan’s Sexual Misconduct Review along with at least five
Committee recommended his return to the ministry, but other clergy accused of sex
the order decided against it. abuse.
Former Jesuit High School student claimed Schwartz, a Schwartz denies the
teacher, molested him from 1985 to 1987. accusations, according to
an Archdiocese of San
After Senko was accused of touching a “girl in an Died in 2004.
improper way” at St. Peter Parish, Archbishop William J.
Levada decided Senko needed to leave parish and go
into treatment, according to a deposition given by Father
Charles Lienert. Senko submitted letter of resignation on
March 23, 1993, but denied “consciously or
unconsciously” touching the girl improperly.
Accused of molesting a teenage boy on eight to 12 Retired in California
occasions on the grounds of Holy Redeemer in mid-
1980s. Alleged incidents included sodomy, oral sex and
fondling, all on the grounds of Holy Redeemer Parish. At
the time accusations surfaced, he was director of the
Newman House, University of the Pacific in Stockton,
Calif. He was removed – at least temporarily – when
accusations surfaced. Tentative $15,000 settlement has
fallen through, and claimant will seek punitive damages
in federal court.
Nineteen former MacLaren inmates accuse Sprauer of On administrative leave
molesting them when he was chaplain in the 1970s. One from pastoral duties,
additional man accuses Sprauer of molesting him while pending resolution of the
he was an inmate at Oregon State Correctional accusations.
Institution. Speaking through his attorney, Sprauer
denies the charges.
Accuser, a student at St. Paul Parish School, claims he Died in May 1992 after he
was repeatedly abused on a trip through Oregon, was struck by a car while
Washington and Canada in 1978. Archdiocese paid crossing a street in San
$450,000 in 2003 to settle claim. Francisco.
Accuser says Sullivan fondled him at least three times in Unknown.
1981 during a sleepover at the church and on a fishing
trip. The boy was about 15 years old at the time. A
tentative $345,000 settlement has fallen through.
Accuser now seeking punitive damages in federal court.
Accused of sexually molesting one claimant in Clark Left the ministry in 1971.
County in 1968 or 1969.
Accused of showing a 6-year-old boy pornography, Died in 2003.
fondling his genitals and inducing him to engage in
various other sexual acts in 1963. Jesuit officials said
they could not comment because of a gag order in the
current mediations in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Accused of molesting at least three boys in the late Retired in 1995. No longer
1950s and early 1960s at St. Stephen’s and Central in public ministry. Lives at a
Catholic, both in Southeast Portland. Two more claims residence for priests in
pending, including a man who says Thielen sexually Beaverton. He denies the
assaulted him at least three times in 1957 and 1958, allegations.
when he was 13 or 14 years old. That man is now
seeking punitive damages in federal court. The other
claimant has waived his right to punitive damages and is
pursuing a jury trial in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Archdiocese paid out more than $1.8 million in 2003 to
settle three cases. Tentative $7,500 settlement in a
fourth case has fallen through; that claimant has waived
his right to punitive damages and will pursue a jury trial in
Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Accused of molesting two girls, ages 7 and 8, in 1948 at Died in 1992.
The Christie School, then an orphanage run by the
archdiocese. Archdiocese paid $440,000 in 2003 to settle
Three accusers; two also accuse the Rev. John Forced to retire when
Goodrich. Archdiocese’s bankruptcy froze a $350,000 allegations surfaced. Lives
settlement check to one of the claimants. in the Portland area.
A former student of the Mount Angel Preparatory School Mount Angel Abbey’s lay
claimed he was abused at least six times in 1964. review committee cleared
White of any wrongdoing.
White is retired, but says
Mass at St. Paul's in
Silverton, according to the
church’s Web site.
Accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a boy at St. Wolfe hanged himself in
Anthony in Tigard in 1982. Archdiocese paid $10,000 in his Albuquerque, N.M.,
2002 to settle the claim. apartment in 1994.
Accuser, who was 13 to14 years old at the time, says he Unknown.
was subjected to pornography and sexual abuse on six
to 12 occasions from 1980 to 1981 at St. Thomas More.