Fr. Robert Boley – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

On Behalf of | Sep 2, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Robert Boley

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Carmelite)

Ordained: 1975

Assignment History:

  • 1976: Mount Carmel High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1976-1988: Mount Carmel Priory (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1979-1988: St. Raphael’s (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1989: Unknown
  • 1990-1994: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Louisville, KY)
  • 1995-1999: Carmelite Fathers Provincial House (Darien, IL)
  • 2000-2002: St. Cecilia’s Church (Englewood, NJ)
  • 2003-2006: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (Darien, IL)
  • 2007-2018: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Robert Boley:

Fr. Robert Boley was a member of the Carmelite religious order, and ordained a priest in 1975. He served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2006, he was named in a civil lawsuit alleging that he sexually abused a young girl while serving at a Los Angeles parish in the 1980s. According to the court files, Boley was at Our Lady of Mount Carmel when the lawsuit was filed. He left the parish after church officials learned of the suit. Fr. Boley’s alleged abuse was part of the massive $660 million settlement by the Los Angeles Archdiocese in 2007.

As of 2007, it was believed that Fr. Boley was residing at the Carmelite House in Joliet, Illinois, working in their archives. Fr. Boley’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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