Father John Meenan
Diocese of Santa Rosa
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father John Meenan:
Fr. John Meenan was ordained a priest in 1965, who served in the Diocese of Santa Rosa. According to media reports, in 2019, his name was included on the Diocese of Santa Rosa’s List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. It noted an allegation of child sexual abuse against Fr. Meenan was made in the 1960s. It showed he went on a leave of absence in 1971, and was laicized in 1975. The details of the abuse, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.
Fr. Meenan died in April 2009.
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