List of Credibly Accused Clergy

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Priests from the Diocese of Sacramento

Years Active in Diocese Current Status
Gerardo Beltran Rico 1982-1991 Fugitive from justice
Vincent Brady 1967-2002 Retired without faculties
James Casey 1933-1992 Deceased
Andrew Coffey 1948-2006 Deceased
Malachy Conway 1995-1997 Removed from ministry, faculties withdrawn
Hector Coria 2011-2014 Voluntarily dismissed from priesthood
John Crowley 1971-1988 Deceased
Rodolfo Delgado 1982-2006 Life of prayer and penance
Michael Dermody 1958-1989 Deceased
Thomas Dermody 1962-1990 Deceased
William Feeser 1977-2008 Deceased
Oscar Figueroa 2000-2009 Removed from ministry, faculties withdrawn
Francisco Javier Garcia 1978-1995 Fugitive from justice
John Hannan 1955-2004 Deceased
David Hernandez Cota 1979-1984 Left Diocese, faculties withdrawn
Francisco Hernandez-Tovar 1986-2008 Retired without faculties
William Hold 1976-1998 Deceased
Michael Lynch 1952-1993 Deceased
James Mennis 1962-1970 Deceased
Vito Mistretta 1942-1990 Deceased
Jorge Moreno 1970-1995 Deceased
Uriel Ojeda 2007-2011 Prison
Jose Antonio Pinal 1980-1989 Fugitive from justice
William Storan 1961-2001 Retired without faculties
Simon Twomey 1970-2009 Retired without faculties
Jose Urbina 1980-1987 Fugitive from justice
Murrough Wallace 1960-2018 Retired without faculties
Michael Walsh 1971-2006 Retired without faculties

Priests from Other Dioceses

Diocese Years Active in Diocese Current Status
John Dowling Savannah-Atlanta, Georgia 1947-1981 Deceased
J. Patrick Foley San Diego​​​​​​​, California 1991-1995 Faculties denied

Priests from Religious Orders

Please consult the religious institute for further information on the current status of the priest's faculties outside of the diocese.

Order Years Active in Diocese Current Status
Thomas Allender, SJ Society of Jesus (Jesuit) 1970-1975 Removed from ministry by religious order; no faculties in diocese
Mario Blanco Porras, SDB Society of St Francis de Sales (Salesians of Don Bosco) 1969-1973 Deceased
Edward Boyle, CSsR Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorist) 1963-1977 Deceased
David Brusky, SDS Society of the Divine Savior (Salvatorian) 1985-1987 Deceased
Robert Casper, SDS Society of the Divine Savior (Salvatorian) 1959-1986 Deceased
Pablo Cortes, SDB Society of St Francis de Sales (Salesians of Don Bosco) 1970-1973 Left diocese; no faculties in diocese
Arthur Falvey, SJ Society of Jesus (Jesuit) 1955-1965 Deceased
Jerome Henson, OP Order of Friars Preachers (Dominican) 1977-1981 Life of prayer and penance; no faculties in diocese
Robert Marsicek, SDS Society of the Divine Savior (Salvatorian) 1987-2000 Removed from ministry by religious order; no faculties in diocese
James Thomas Monaghan, SJ Society of Jesus (Jesuit) 1962-1963, 1975-1991 Deceased
Z. Enrique Perez, CO Congregation of the Oratory in Bogota, Colombia (Oratorian) 1999-2003 Faculties withdrawn
Vernon Petrich, SDS Society of the Divine Savior (Salvatorian) 1980-1983 Faculties withdrawn; left religious order
Michael Proulx, OSsT Order of the Most Holy Trinity (Trinitarian) 1945-1959 Left Diocese; no faculties in diocese
John “Casper” Watts, CP Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ (Passionist) Unknown Left Diocese; no faculties in diocese

Permanent Deacons of the Diocese of Sacramento

Years Active in Diocese Current Status
Alejandro Arroyo 1991-2012 Deceased
Jesus Magallanes 1995-1996 Removed from ministry


Served/Lived in Diocese: Allegations Elsewhere

The following priests from other dioceses or religious orders lived or served in the Diocese of Sacramento. We have not received any allegations of abuse that occurred within the diocese that would be reviewed by the Independent Review Board. However, these names have appeared in other sources indicating abuse outside the diocese.

Diocese / Order Years Active in Diocese
Laurence Brett Bridgeport, Connecticut N/A
Melvin Bucher, OFM Order of Friars Minor (Franciscan) 1982-1988
Charles Gormley Diocese of Cheyenne, Wyoming 1946-1947
Joseph Hoan Diocese of Long Xuyen, South Vietnam 1986-1994
Gus Krumm, OFM Order of Friars Minor (Franciscan) 2002
Louis Ladenburger, OFM Order of Friars Minor (Franciscan) 1986-1987
Victor Marron Diocese of Clogher, Ireland 1964-1966
Luis Martinez, SF Sons of the Holy Family 2003
Kevin McBrien, OCarm Order of Carmelites Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary (Carmelite) 1991-1997
Patrick McCabe Archdiocese of Dublin, Ireland 1986-1987
James McSorley, OMI Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate 1986-1987
Oliver O'Grady Stockton, California N/A
Luis Michael O'Halloran, OP Order of Friars Preachers (Dominican) 1978-1996
Carlton Whitten, SJ Society of Jesus (Jesuit) 1963-1965, 1980-1987, 1990-1999
William Wood, SJ Society of Jesus (Jesuit) 1984-1991
Luke Zimmer, SSCC Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary 1995-1996