Fr. John Ralph Moholy – Diocese San Jose

On Behalf of | Dec 29, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father John Ralph Moholy

Diocese of San Jose (Jesuits)

Ordained: Unknown

Died: 1997

Assignment History:

  • 1937-1941: Gonzaga High School (Shanghai)
  • 1941-1945: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1945-1946: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1946-1948: St. Ignatius High School (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1948-1949: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1949-1964: Loyola University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1964-1969: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1969-1994: Outside the Jesuit Community
  • 1994-1997: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father John Ralph Moholy:

Fr. John Ralph Moholy was ordained a Jesuit priest who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in 2018, his name was included the Jesuits West Province list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It noted an allegation of abuse that occurred in 1960 was reported in 2003. Very little is known of Moholy as the Jesuit West Province has not released any information about when the priest was ordained. In addition, information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Moholy’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Fr. Moholy died in 1997.

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