Father John Byrne
Diocese of St. Augustine/Priests of the Sacred Heart
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father John Byrne:
Fr. John Byrne was accused of sexually abusing a minor between 1976-1978. Very little is known of Byrne’s activities within the church as the Diocese of St. Augustine has not released any information about Byrne’s assignment history nor the year he was ordained. In addition, information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Byrne’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.
In 2020, Byrne was included on a list of priests in the Diocese of St. Augustine named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse.
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