Fr. Austin L. Ryder – Diocese of Richmond

Father Austin L. Ryder

Diocese of Richmond

Ordained: 1948

Died: 1981

Assigned as follows:

  • Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Austin L. Ryder:

Father Austin L. Ryder was incardinated in the Diocese of Arlington after it was established in 1974. According to media reports, in February 2019, Father his name appeared publicly on the Dioceses of Richmond’s and Arlington’s lists of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He died in 1981. The allegation was reported after his death.

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