Fr. Stuart Campbell – Diocese of Orange

| Aug 13, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Stuart Campbell

Diocese of Orange (Dominican)

Ordained: 1930

Died: 1986

Assignment History:

  • 1930-1931: Fenwick High School (Oak Park, IL)
  • 1931-1934: St. Catherine of Sienna (New York, NY)
  • 1937-1940: St. Thomas Aquinas (Zanesville, OH)
  • 1940-1944: St. Louis Bertrand’s (Louisville, HY)
  • 1944-1946: St. Dominic’s (Washington, DC)
  • 1946-1947: St. Thomas Aquinas (Zanesville, OH)
  • 1946-1947: St. Ann’s (Philo, OH)
  • 1947: Our Lady of Guadalupe (San Bernardino, CA)
  • 1947: St. John’s (East Highlands, CA)
  • 1947: Mother of Sorrows (Del Rosa, CA)
  • 1949-1953: St. Augustine’s (Covington, KY)
  • 1953-1954: Santa Teresita Hospital and Sanatorium (Duarte, CA)
  • 1955: Unknown
  • 1956-1957: St. Ann’s (Porterville, CA)
  • 1958-1959: Unknown
  • 1960: St. Thomas Aquinal (Reno, NV)
  • 1961: St. Albert the Great (Reno, NV)
  • 1962-1963: Our Lady of the Rosary (East Line, NV)
  • 1964: St. John Bosco (Battle Mountain, NV)
  • 1965-1966: St. Teresa’s (Carson City, NV)
  • 1967-1970: Our Lady of Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
  • 1971: Our Lady of Sorrows (Las Vegas, NV)
  • 1974: St. Patrick’s (Tonopah, NV)
  • 1974: St. Theresa’s (Beatty, NV)
  • 1977-1980: Immaculate Heart of Mary (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1981-1982: Unknown
  • 1983: St. Francis Home (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1984-1985: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Stuart Campbell:

Fr. Stuart Campbell was ordained a priest of the Dominican order, who served in the Diocese of Orange. He left the order in about 1949 but is referred to again in the Directories as a Dominican from 1978 on. According to media reports, in 2003, Fr. Campbell was named in a civil lawsuit accusing him of child sexual abuse from 1956 to 1959 while he worked for the Diocese of Fresno. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Fr. Campbell died in 1986. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1984 until his death in 1986 is unknown.

In 2018, Fr. Campbell was named publicly on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ updated list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors and on the Dominicans St. Joseph Province list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted a report in 2010 of incidents from 1956-1959 and 1978-1980. In 2019, his name appeared on the Diocese of Reno, the Diocese of Las Vegas’ and the Diocese of Columbus updated list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. His name was also included on the Diocese of Covington List released in July 2020.

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