Fr. John Dennis Mitchell – Archdiocese of San Francisco

| Dec 1, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father John Dennis Mitchell

Archdiocese of San Francisco/Paulist

Ordained: 1938

Died: 1996

Assignment History:

  • 1939-1964: Unknown
  • 1958: Founded the Paulist Institute of Religious Research (Bronx, NY)
  • 1959-1961: Calvary Hospital (Bronx, NY)
  • 1961-1964: Good Shepard (Bronx, NY)
  • 1965-1970: St. Paul the Apostle (Los Angeles, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father John Dennis Mitchell:

Fr. John Dennis Mitchell was a Paulist priest in the Archdioceses of Los Angeles and New York. In 1994, Mitchell was accused of child sexual abuse in 1968. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. In 1971, he briefly served at the San Francisco City Jail before returning back to NY.

Mitchell was named publicly on the Diocese of Charleston list and on the Paulists’ 2019 list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

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