Diocese of SLC releases document that details abuse allegations against 19 clergy

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News)- The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City has released a document details allegations of clergy sexual abuse.

The document lists 19 different priests, their current status, details of the allegation, and action taken against them.

Incidents in the document date back to 1958 and as recent as 2018; all involved minors, the Diocese said. 

“The list of credible allegations is one step toward providing the transparency that will help repair at least some of the wounds left by the wrongful actions of priests who abused their sacred trust,” Bishop Oscar A. Solis said. “We continue to pray for the victims and their families and ask their forgiveness for our failure to protect them.”


Anyone who has been a victim of abuse or exploitation by clergy, religious or lay Church personnel and has not yet reported it is encouraged to do so. 

The Victim Assistance Coordinator is available to assist in making a report.  The contact number for the Victim Assistance Coordinator is (801) 328-8641, ext. 344.

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