Fr. Donald Duplessius – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Aug 26, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Donald Duplessius (Servites)

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1961

Died: 2018

Assigned as follows:

  • 1966-1967      Servite High School (Anaheim, CA)
  • 1968-1975      Servite Priory of the Seven Holy Founders (Anaheim, CA)
  • 1972-1974      Cypress College (Fullerton, CA)
  • 1973-1974      Fullerton City College (Fullerton, CA)
  • 1974-1976      California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
  • 1976                St. Philip Benizi; Chapman College; Fullerton City College (Fullerton, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Donald Duplessius (Duplessis):

Father Donald Duplessius was ordained a Servite priest in 1961 and served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to a 2005 Archdiocese of Los Angeles report, he was accused of sexually abusing at least one child in a civil lawsuit from 1968 to 1970 while serving at Servite High School in Anaheim. In 2018, Father Duplessius’ name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. His whereabouts from 1977 until his death in 2018 are unknown.

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