Fr. James Aloysius Martin – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Sep 20, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father James Aloysius Martin

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1934

Retired: 1954

Died: Unknown

Assignment History:

  • 1934-1951: Unknown
  • 1951-1952: St. Elizabeth’s Retreat (Sun Valley, CA)
  • 1953:           Absent on sick leave
  • 1954:           Retired

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father James Aloysius Martin:

Fr. James Aloysius Martin was ordained a priest in approximately 1934, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, he was accused of child sexual abuse from 1934 and 1938. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. He retired from the priesthood in 1954.

Fr. Martin is listed on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2004 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1953 until his death is unknown.

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