Fr. Charles Bartles – Diocese of Palm Beach

On Behalf of | Jan 20, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Charles Bartles

Diocese of Palm Beach/Jesuits


Ordained: 1965

Dead: 1993

Assignment History:

  • 1965-1967: St. Mary’s College (St. Mary’s, KS)
  • 1967-1971: Jesuit High School (Tampa, FL)
  • 1971-1972: Campion College (Kingston, Jamaica)
  • 1972-1978: Ignatius Retreat House (Atlanta, GA)
  • 1972-1978: Marist School (Atlanta, GA)
  • 1978-1982: Our Lady of the Snows (Nulato, AK)
  • 1982-1985: St. John Berchman (Galena, AK)
  • 1985-1986: Monroe High School (Fairbanks, AK)
  • 1986-1988: Immaculate Conception (Bethel, AK)
  • Unknown: St. Ann’s Church (New Orleans, LA)
  • 1989-1993: Foreign Mission: Instituto Souza (Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Charles Bartles:

Fr. Charles Bartles was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1965. He went on to work in Kansas, Florida, Georgia, Alaska, New Orleans, Jamaica, and Brazil. In 2010, there was an accusation of molesting at least one child against Bartles that was revealed in the Fairbanks diocese’s bankruptcy reorganization documents.

In 2018, the Jesuit Order also released a list of credibly accused Jesuit Priests formerly assigned to Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida in which Bartles was named.

Bartles died in 1993.

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