Fr. Willliam G. Allison

Fr. Willliam G. Allison

Ordained, 1948

Notes: Fr. Willliam G. Allison has a storied history of child sexual abuse, having been accused by numerous individuals in Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana, and California. The full extent of Fr. Allison’s sexual abuse was not uncovered until 2011 when a man filed a lawsuit claiming he had been sexually abused as a child by Fr. Allison at San Carlos in Monterey, California in approximately 1966. A file related to the lawsuit alleged that Fr. Allison was a known serial predator and there was documentation that he underwent treatment for his “psychosexual disorder” at Servants of the Paraclete, an institution known for treating priests accused of child sexual abuse. Despite all of this, Fr. Allison was still allowed into the Diocese of Monterey, where he purportedly continued to sexually abuse children. Due to the ruling on the statute of limitations, the case was dropped. In 2013, Fr. Allison was included in a civil lawsuit, which has since been settled, brought against the Diocese of Gallup for allegedly covering up child sexual abuse.

In 2005, Fr. Allison was named on the Diocese of Gallup “list of priests, religious and other persons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors and who have served in parishes or institutions of the church located within the territorial limits of the Diocese of Gallup.” The Diocese of Gallup published an updated list in which Fr. Allison is named again, titled “The following is a list of clergy identified by the Diocese of Gallup as having credible allegations of sexual misconduct made against them.” In 2019, Fr. Allison was named on the Diocese of Alexandria’s list of, “Clergy duly incardinated or at one time serving in the Diocese of Alexandria accused of sexual misconduct and abuse of minors by allegations brought by victims or by written testimony.” Fr. Allison is also named on the Diocese of Monterey’s “List of Credibly Accused” in the section, “Credibly accused Clergy previously released or in the public domain who were working in the name of the Diocese of Monterey when the alleged abuse occurred.”


1949 Absent on Sick Leave (ALX) 1964 Absent on Leave; Immaculate Conception,

Los Angeles, CA (LA)

1950-1952 Mater Dolorosa, Plaucheville, LA (ALX) 1965-1966 St. Joseph’s, Capitola, CA (MF)

1953-1955 St. Francis de Sales, Echo, LA (ALX) 1967-1969 Sacred Heart, Fresno, CA (MF)

1956-1957 Unknown 1970-1973 Sacred Heart, Avondale, CO (PBL)

1958 On Duty Outside the Diocese; St. Joseph

Cathedral, San Diego, CA (SD)

1974-1975 Our Lady of Fatima, Monroe, LA (ALX)

1959 Unknown 1976-1983 Christ the King, Bossier City, LA (ALX)

1960-1961 Absent on Leave, Our Lady of Guadalupe,

Flagstaff, AZ (PHX); Newman Club, Arizona

State College, Flagstaff, AZ (PHX)

1984-1987 St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria, LA


1962-1963 Absent on Leave (ALX) 1987 Died

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