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Fr. Dennis Duffy – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Father Dennis Duffy 

Archdiocese of San Francisco/Franciscans

Ordained:  Unknown

Assignment History:

  • 1968-1971: St. Mary’s (Stockton, CA)
  • 1971-1973: San Carlos (Whiteriver, AZ)
  • 1973-1975: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Fresno, CA)
  • 1975-1980: St. Francis (Whiteriver, AZ)
  • 1982-1990: St. Peter Baptist Province (Philippines) 
  • 1990-2005: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2005-2009: Formation House (Berkeley, CA)
  • 2009-2019: San Damiano (Danville, CA)
  • 2019-Present: Elder Care Facility (CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Dennis Duffy:

In 1990, Fr. Dennis Duffy was accused of sexually abusing minors in Whiteriver, Arizona in 1975. Duffy was assigned to St. Francis in Whiteriver, AZ from 1975-1980. 

After the allegations, Duffy was removed from the ministry and put onto a safety plan.

In 2019, Duffy was named publicly as accused by the Franciscan Friars Province of Santa Barbara, named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. In addition, Duffy was added to the Diocese of Gallup list and the Oakland Diocese list in 2019.

Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

According to media reports, as of 2019, Duffy is believed to be living in an elder care facility in California.

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Br. Dennis Duffy – Diocese of Oakland

Brother Dennis Duffy 

Diocese of Oakland

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Ordained: 1997

Removed: 1990

Assigned as follows:

  • 1968-1971      St. Mary’s (Stockton, CA) 
  • 1971-1973      San Carlos (Whiteriver, AZ)
  • 1973-1975      Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Fresno, CA)
  • 1975-1980      St. Francis (Whiteriver, AZ) 
  • 1981                Unknown
  • 1982-1990      St. Peter Baptist (Province, Philippines)
  • 1990-2005      St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA) 
  • 2005-2009      Formation House (Berkeley, CA)
  • 2009-2019      San Damiano (Danville, CA) 
  • 2019-2020      Elder Care Facility (CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother Dennis Duffy:

Brother Dennis Duffy is a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara. According to media reports, he was accused of sexually abusing a minor in 1975 while serving at St. Francis in Whiteriver, AZ. His name was included in the Franciscan Friars Province of Santa Barbara’s “List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credibly (sic) Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor” in the section, “Credibly Accused Friars Still Living.” It noted child sexual abuse allegations in 1975 were reported in 1990. 

Brother Duffy was removed from ministry in 1990 with a safety plan, though he continued to  work within different Dioceses following the credible child sexual abuse allegations. In 2019, his name was also listed on the Diocese of Gallup and the Diocese of Oakland’s lists of Credibly Accused Clergy of Child Sexual Abuse. According to the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara, he currently lives in California.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Oakland.  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 Diocese of Oakland 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 Oakland and nationwide. We can help.

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Br. Dennis Duffy – Diocese of Fresno

Brother Dennis Duffy

Diocese of Fresno/FranciscanDennis Duffy Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1997

Removed: 1990

Assignment History:

  • 1968-1971: St. Mary’s (Stockton, CA)
  • 1971-1973: San Carlos (Whiteriver, AZ)
  • 1973-1975: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Fresno, CA)
  • 1975-1980: St. Francis (Whiteriver, AZ)
  • 1981: Unknown
  • 1982-1990: St. Peter Baptist (Province, Philippines)
  • 1990-2005: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2005-2009: Formation House (Berkeley, CA)
  • 2009-2019: San Damiano (Danville, CA)
  • 2019: Elder Care Facility, CA

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Dennis Duffy:

Br. Dennis Duffy, a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara, was accused of sexually abusing a minor in 1975 while serving at St. Francis in Whiteriver, AZ.

Br. Duffy was named publicly on the Franciscan Friars Province of Santa Barbara’s List of Franciscan Friars from the St. Barbara Province with Credibly (sic) Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. According to the list, the sexual abuse allegations were reported in 1990.  He is also listed on the Diocese of Gallup and the Diocese of Oakland’s 2019 lists of Credibly Accused Clergy of Child Sexual Abuse.

He was removed from ministry in 1990 with a safety plan; however, he continued to work within different Dioceses following the credible allegations of child sexual abuse. Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara report that Br. Duffy is currently in California. His current status as a brother and whether he has access to children are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Fresno 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 Fresno now have legal options due to a temporary change in California 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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