Fr. James Person – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Oct 1, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father James Person

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1979

Assignment History:

  • 1979-1980: St. Andrew (Pasadena, CA)
  • 1980-1983: St. Joseph (Carpinteria, CA)
  • 1983-1984: Active Leave, Paulist Fathers
  • 1984-1989: St. Raphael (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • 1989: Inactive Leave

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father James Person:

Fr. James Person was ordained a priest in 1979, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, he was named as accused on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2018 Updated List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The list showed a report was made to the archdiocese in 2013, alleging the abuse occurred between 1984-1987. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. In 1989, Church officials placed Fr. Person on inactive leave of absence.

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