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Fr. Carlton Whitten – Diocese of San Jose

Father Carlton Whitten

Diocese of San Jose (Jesuits)

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Ordained: 1961

Removed: 2007

Died: 2020

Assignment History:

  • 1961-1962: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1962-1963: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1963-1965: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1965-1972: Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)
  • 1972-1977: Brophy College Prep. (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 1977-1980: St. Ignatius Prep. (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1980-1987: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1987-1990: Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1990-1992: Jesuit High School Community of Sacramento (Carmichael, CA)
  • 1992-1999: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1999-2001: San Luis Obispo Church-Old Mission (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • 2002-2003: St. Agnes (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2004-2007: St. Charles Borromeo (Peoria, AZ)
  • 2007: St. Joseph’s (White Salmon, WA)
  • 2007: Bellarmine College Prep (San Jose, CA)
  • 2007-2012: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 2013-2020:  Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Carlton Whitten:

Fr. Carlton Whitten was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1961, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in December 2017, he was placed on leave while the Jesuits investigated an allegation he had sexually abused a 17-year-old boy while working at St. Joseph in White Salmon, Washington. Pornography was also found on the computer he used.

Whitten was reportedly a visiting priest sent to work at St. Joseph temporarily. During his “semi-retirement” years, he frequently worked along the west coast for priests on vacation or leave. He was moved from his residence at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California, to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, while the allegation of the abuse was investigated.

In 2012, Fr. Whitten was named on the Diocese of Phoenix’s list of priests that have been laicized and/or removed from ministry due to sexual misconduct with a minor. He was also included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. His name was also added to the Jesuits West Province list. It noted he was living at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, on a safety plan.

Fr. Whitten died in December 2020.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Jose in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Jose now have legal options due to a temporary change in the law, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

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Fr. Carlton E. Whitten – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Carlton Whitten

Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Jesuits)

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Ordained: 1961

Removed: 2007 

Assigned as follows:

  • 1961-1962      Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1962-1963      Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1963-1965      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1965-1972      Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)
  • 1972-1977      Brophy College Prep. (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 1977-1980      St. Ignatius Prep. (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1980-1987      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1987-1990      Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1990-1992      Jesuit High School Community of Sacramento (Carmichael, CA)
  • 1992-1999      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1999-2001      San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • 2002-2003      St. Agnes’ (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2004-2007      St. Charles Borromeo (Peoria, AZ)
  • 2007                St. Joseph’s (White Salmon, WA); Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)
  • 2007-2012      Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 2013-2020      Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Carlton Whitten:

Father Carlton Whitten, a member of the Jesuit Order, was ordained in 1961. He was a visiting priest sent to temporarily work at St. Joseph in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He frequently worked for priests on vacation or leave along the west coast. According to media reports, in 2007, it was alleged he sexually abused a 17-year-old boy while he worked at St. Joseph in White Salmon, Washington. He was placed on leave and moved from his residence at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos while the allegation was investigated.

According to the 2012 Official Catholic Directory Father Whitten was listed as still living at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos. His name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. His current whereabouts are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in California State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Los Angeles and nationwide. We can help.

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Carlton Whitten – Diocese of Sacramento

Father Carlton Whitten

Diocese of Sacramento/Jesuit

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Ordained: 1961

Removed: 2007

Assignment History:

  • 1961-1962: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1962-1963: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1963-1965: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1965-1972: Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)
  • 1972-1977: Brophy College Prep. (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 1977-1980: St. Ignatius Prep. (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1980-1987: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1987-1990: Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1990-1992: Jesuit High School Community of Sacramento (Carmichael, CA)
  • 1992-1999: Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1999-2001: San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • 2002-2003: St. Agnes’ (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2004-2007: St. Charles Borromeo (Peoria, AZ)
  • 2008: Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)
  • 2009-2018: Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Carlton Whitten:

According to media reports, in December 2007, Fr. Carlton Whitten, a Jesuit priest, was removed from active ministry while the Jesuits investigated an allegation that he had sexually abused a 17-year-old boy while working at St. Joseph in White Salmon, Washington. Pornography was also found on the computer that he used.

Whitten was reportedly a visiting priest sent to work at St. Joseph temporarily. During his “semi-retirement” years, he frequently worked along the west coast for priests on vacation or leave. He was moved from his residence at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California, to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, while the allegation of the abuse was investigated.

As of the 2012 Official Catholic Directory, Whitten is still living at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos.

In October 2012, Whitten was named on the Diocese of Phoenix list of names of priests that have been laicized and/or removed from ministry due to sexual misconduct with a minor. Whitten was also named on the Jesuits West Province list with credible claims of sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult. In addition, Whitten is named on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors and the Diocese of Sacramento list.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Sacramento in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Sacramento now have legal options due to a temporary change in the law, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr Carlton Whitten – Diocese of Phoenix

Father Carlton Whitten 

Diocese of Phoenix

Ordained: 1961

Removed: 2007

Assigned as follows:

  • 1961-1962      Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)  
  • 1962-1963      Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA) 
  • 1963-1965      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)
  • 1965-1972      Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA) 
  • 1972-1977      Brophy College Prep. (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 1977-1980      St. Ignatius Prep. (San Francisco, CA)    
  • 1980-1987      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA) 
  • 1987-1990      Loyola High School (Los Angeles, CA)  
  • 1990-1992      Jesuit High School Community of Sacramento (Carmichael, CA)   
  • 1992-1999      Jesuit High School (Sacramento, CA)  
  • 1999-2001      San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)  
  • 2002-2003      St. Agnes’ (San Francisco, CA)  
  • 2004-2007      St. Charles Borromeo (Peoria, AZ)  
  • 2008                Bellarmine College Prep. (San Jose, CA)  
  • 2009-2018      Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)  

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Carlton Whitten:

According to media reports, in December 2007, Father Carlton Whitten, a Jesuit priest was removed from active ministry while the Jesuits investigated an allegation that he had sexually abused a 17-year-old boy while he worked at St. Joseph in White Salmon, Washington. Pornography was also found on the computer that he used.

Father Whitten was reportedly a visiting priest sent to temporarily work at St. Joseph. During his “semi-retirement” years, he frequently worked along the west coast for priests on vacation or leave. He was moved from his residence at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California, to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, while the allegation of the abuse was investigated.

As of the 2012 Official Catholic Directory, Father Whitten is still living at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos. 

In October 2012, Father Whitten was named on the Diocese of Phoenix’s list of “Names of priests of religious communities who have served in the Diocese of Phoenix and have been laicized and/or removed from ministry by their communities due to sexual misconduct with a minor.” 

Father Whitten was also named on the Jesuits West Province of the Society of Jesus’ “List of Jesuits from Jesuits West Province with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or Vulnerable Adult” in the section “Jesuits of Jesuit West Province with Credible Claims.” 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Phoenix.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Phoenix, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Phoenix now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims.  Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.