Father Roger Doherty
Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Roger Doherty:
Fr. Roger Doherty, a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2014, he was accused of sexual abuse in 1962. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.
Fr. Doherty is named as accused by the Los Angeles Archdiocese on its 2018 Updated List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. It noted a report received in 2014 of an incident in 1962. He died in 1970.
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