Father Gary Uhlenkott
Diocese of San Jose/Jesuits
- 1975-1977: Matteo Ricci College (Seattle, WA)
- 1977-1980: Jesuit School of Theology (Berkeley, CA)
- 1980-1982: St. Francis Xavier Church (Missoula, MT)
- 1982-1986: St. Andrew House (Boston, MA)
- 1986-2013: Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
- 2013- Sacred Heart Jesuit Center (Los Gatos, CA)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Gary Uhlenkott:
Fr. Gary Uhlenkott, was a priest, ordained in 1980. He was a professor of music at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
According to media reports, in 2013, Uhlenkott’s apartment was raided by federal agents with a warrant showing that he spent over $1600 over the span of 3 years on child pornography. He was removed from his job at Gonzaga University that year and was sent to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California.
In addition, documents say Uhlenkott admitted to receiving/downloading hundreds of child pornographic images of young boys from the Toronto Film Company but said he had never made any actual sexual contact with a minor child.
In February of 2018, Uhlenkott pled guilty to child pornography in the 2nd degree.
In 2018, Uhlenkott was included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. It notes allegations reported in 2013 in reference to viewing child pornography.
In May of 2018, Uhlenkott was sentenced to 6 months in jail. His current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.
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