Fr. Charles Gielow – Diocese of Phoenix

| Jan 14, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Charles Gielow


Diocese of Phoenix 

Ordained: 1960

Died: 1980

Assigned as Follows: 

  • 1960-1966 Sacred Heart Parish (Prescott, AZ) 
  • 1976-1980 Mount Claret Retreat Center (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Chaplain of the Newman Club at Southwest Texas State University

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Charles Gielow: 

In 2014, the Diocese of Phoenix published an open letter about Father Charles Gielow, stating that he was the subject of at least one allegation of sexual misconduct that was deemed credible by the Diocese after an internal investigation. The Diocese of Phoenix stated that the abuse occurred in the 1970’s, when Gielow served at Sacred Heart Parish in Prescott. No specific information was given about the victim or how many times the alleged abuse had occurred.

According to the Diocese, Gielow died in 1980.

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