Fr. Charles O’Carroll – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Sep 29, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Charles O’Carroll

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1922

Died: 1987

Assignment History:

  • 1922-1923: St. Joseph’s Orphanage Dunleary (Dublin, Ireland)
  • 1923-1924: Church of the Precious Blood (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1924-1928: Sacred Heart (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1928:           Immaculate Heart (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1928:           St. Joseph’s (San Diego, CA)
  • 1929:           Unknown
  • 1930-1935: St. Mary’s (Escondido, CA)
  • 1935-1940: St. Malachy (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1940-1987: St. Stephen (Monterey Park, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Charles O’Carroll:

Fr. Charles O’Carroll was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Dublin in 1922.  He began serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 1923, and was later incardinated into the Diocese three years later in 1929. According to media reports, in 2004, Fr. O’Carroll was named in a civil lawsuit claiming he allegedly sexually abused a minor from 1956 to 1958 when he worked at St. Stephen in Monterey Park. Fr. O’Carroll was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2004 list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.

He died in 1987.

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