Brother Donald DeFore
Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Holy Cross)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Donald DeFore:
Br. Donald DeFore was a Holy Cross priest who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, his name is listed on the Archdiocese’s 2004 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. It noted that Br. DeFore was accused of abusing a minor from 1977-1978. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. Br. DeFore’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.
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