Msgr. George M. Gallagher – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

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

Monsignor George Gallagher

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1928

Died: 1983

Assigned as follows:

  • 1928-1930       Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1930-1933       St. Monica Church (Santa Monica, CA)
  • 1934-1936       St. Mary Church (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1937                St. Mary Church (Santa Maria, CA)
  • 1938-1940      Our Lady of Loretto Church (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1941                St. Rose of Lima Church (Simi, CA)
  • 1942-1945      St. Gertrude Church (Bell Gardens, CA)
  • 1946-1978      Holy Trinity Catholic Church (San Pedro, CA)
  • 1979-1983      Retired (San Pedro, CA)
  • 1982-1983      Holy Trinity Catholic Church (San Pedro, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor George Gallagher:

Monsignor George Gallagher was ordained a priest in 1928 who served in multiple parishes in the for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and San Diego. According to media reports, he has been accused of child sexual abuse by at least two people. He retired in 1979 and died in 1983.

In 2003, Monsignor Gallagher was named in a civil lawsuit alleging that he repeatedly sexually abused a minor girl from 1953 to 1962. His name appeared in the 2005 Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ report addendum of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. In January 2013, his personnel file was released.

Monsignor Gallagher’s current whereabouts are unknown.

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