Nearly 300 accused of sexual abuse in Texas dioceses lists

Posted at 4:44 PM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 18:21:38-05

14 Texas dioceses have all released their own lists of priests and religious persons accused of sexual abuse.

In total, 286 priests and others have been named, accused of sexually abusing children.

Those lists from the diocese in Texas were released Thursday, January 31, 2019, and can be viewed below:

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston released their list which contains the names of priests about whom the Archdiocese has received credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Those allegations occurred within the Archdiocese from years 1950 through the end of 2018. That is almost a 70-year time span.

The Archdiocese of San Antonio released their accounts of clergy sexual abuse of children in local churches from 1940 to the present. 56 priests have been listed in their announcement.

The Diocese of Austin says they have reviewed over 70 years of archived documents to procure their list of priests, deacons and religious persons who have credible allegations against them.

30 former priests have made the Diocese of Amarillo’s list of those accused of sexual abuse of a minor. Over 70 percent of those priests the diocese says are now deceased.

The Diocese of Beaumont released their list of 13 accused priests since the diocese’s founding in 1966.

Diocese of Brownsville has released the names of those accused of sexual abuse of a minor since its founding in 1965. The report names 14 clergy who have been credibly accused.

Diocese of Corpus Christi released the names of 26 clerics who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor

31 names were released by the Diocese of Dallas. Those names are of clergy accused during a period from 1950 to the present on a credible allegation of abuse.

Diocese of El Paso released their list of priests of the Diocese and priests/brothers belonging to religious orders who ministered in the Diocese since 1950  who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

17 names including priests, deacons and other clergy members were named by the Diocese of Fort Worth going back to 1969.

The Diocese of Laredo which began in 2000, says they found no credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor by a member of the clergy.

Robert M. Coerver, the Bishop of the Diocese of Lubbock released a statement on accused clergy. A list of those names will be found in the Diocese of Amarillo or the Diocese of San Angelo lists.

Diocese of Tyler released the name of one priest who has a credible accusation against him.

Diocese of Victoria released a list of 3 including only priests and religious who served in the Diocese of Victoria and who have been credibly accused of committing sexual abuse of minors within the diocese.

13 clerics have been named by the Diocese of San Angelo. Those names were compiled from documents and files since the diocese was established in 1961.


In Louisiana, The Diocese of Baton Rouge, Archdiocese of New Orleans and the Diocese of Houma Thibodaux have released the names of those accused of sexual abuse.

KATC has compiled our own list for the Diocese of Lafayette. That can be viewed here.