Fr. John B. Doherty (Dougherty)

Fr. John B. Doherty (Dougherty)

1939: Ordained

1940-1941: St. John Chrysostom, Inglewood, CA

1942-1944: St. Agnes’, Los Angeles, CA

1944: Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

1945-1946: Sacred Heart, Los Angeles, CA

1947-1948: St. Basil’s, Los Angeles, CA

1949-1950: St. Mary Magdalen, Los Angeles, CA

1951: St. Kevin, Los Angeles, CA

1952: St. Matthew, Long Beach, CA

1953: St. Robert Bellarmine, Burbank, CA

1954: Our Lady of Peace, North Hills, CA

1955-1956: St. Finbar, Burbank, CA

1957: St. Raymond, Downey, CA

1957: Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, Downey, CA

1957: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Downey, CA

1957: Treatment at St. Vincent’s Hospital in St. Louis for alcoholism

1957: St. Francis of Assisi, Filmore, CA

1958: St. John Chrysostom, Inglewood, CA

1958: St. Ambrose, Los Angeles, CA

1959-1960: St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA

1960: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, Paramount, CA

1961-1973: St. Gerard Mejella, Los Angeles, CA

1961: Treatment at Shadel Hospital in Seattle for alcoholism

1974: Mary Health of the Sick Hospital, Newbury park, CA

1974: St. Julie Billiart Church, Newbury Park, CA

1975: St. John’s Seminary, Camarillo, CA

1976-1988: St. Mary Magdalen, Camarillo, CA

1989-2000: Retired (location unknown)

2001: Nazareth House, Los Angeles, CA

2002: Died

Notes: Fr. John B. Doherty is accused of sexually abusing a minor from approximately 1967 to 1969. He was named in a civil lawsuit in 2003 and, in the lawsuit, his name was spelled “Dougherty.” He is believed to have lived at a private residence in Dana Point, California, for a time following his retirement in approximately 1989. He was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Fr. Doherty’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 1989 to 2000 are unknown.

Doherty, John

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