Fr. George Gunst – Diocese of Orange

Father George Gunst

Diocese of Orange

George Gunst Diocese of Orange Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1950

Died: 1995

Assigned as follows:

  • 1951-1952      St. Leo (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1953-1954      St. Michael (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1955-1960      Nativity Catholic Church (El Monte, CA)
  • 1961-1963      Resurrection Catholic Church (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1964-1964      St. Anne (Santa Monica, CA)
  • 1965-1965      St. Alphonsus (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1966-1967      St. Charles Borromeo (North Hollywood, CA)
  • 1968-1969      U.S. Armed Forces
  • 1969                St. Anne (Santa Ana, CA)
  • 1970-1971      St. John the Baptist (Baldwin Park, CA)
  • 1972-1972      Sacred Heart (Pomona, CA)
  • 1973-1974      St. Linus (Norwalk, CA)
  • 1975-1978      St. Kevin (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1979-1990      U.S. Armed Forces

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father George Gunst:

Father George Gunst was ordained a priest in 1950, who served in the Diocese of Orange. According to media reports, in 2003, he was named in a lawsuit accusing him of child sexual abuse. He allegedly sexually abused a girl in 1955 while working at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and Nativity Catholic Church in El Monte. He retired in 1991 and died in May 1995. He was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. 

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