Fr. David E. Anderson – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Aug 31, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father David Anderson

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1969

Died: 2013

Assignment History:

  • 1969-1972: St. Dorothy (Glendora, CA)
  • 1972-1973: St. John Vianney (Hacienda Heights, CA)
  • 1973-1974: Mission San Juan Capistrano (San Juan Capistrano)
  • 1975-1979: St. Dorothy (Glendora, CA)
  • 1979-1982: Sacred Heart (Lancaster, CA)
  • 1982:           St. Elizabeth (Van Nuys, CA)
  • 1982-1987: St. Athanasius (Long Beach, CA)
  • 1987-1992: Sacred Heart (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1992-2013: Inactive Leave

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father David Anderson:

Father David Anderson was ordained a priest in 1969, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2015, he was accused of sexually abusing an 11-year-old altar boy between 1982 to 1986, which eventually led to rape when he was 12 and 13 years old.

Fr. Anderson died in 2013. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1992 until his death, is unknown. Fr. Anderson is listed on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ updated 2018 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

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