Tag: Thomas J. Dove

Fr. Thomas J. Dove – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Father Thomas Joseph Dove 

Archdiocese of San Francisco/Paulist Fathers

Fr. Thomas J. Dove Horowitz Law

Ordained:  1961

Removed from ministry:  2014

Assignment History:

  • 1961-1962: Park Street Center (Boston Archdiocese)
  • 1962-1965: St. Rose of Lima Church (Salt Lake City Diocese)
  • 1965-1975: St. Paul the Apostle Church/Information Center (Los Angeles Archdiocese)
  • 1975-1976: Paulist Press (New York Archdiocese)
  • 1976-1985: Paulist Information Centre (Toronto, Canada)
  • 1985: Sabbatical (Notre Dame University)
  • 1985-1992: Old St. Mary’s Parish (Chicago Archdiocese)
  • 1992-1994: St. Patrick’s Church (Memphis Diocese)
  • 1992-2014: Old St. Mary’s Cathedral (San Francisco Archdiocese)
  • 2014- In residence (San Francisco Archdiocese)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Thomas J Dove:

According to media reports, in 2014, Fr. Thomas J Dove was accused of sexually abusing a minor female at the Catholic Information Center in Los Angeles, California from 1972-1977. In 2018, Dove was included on a list of priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles updated list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. 

Information about the age of Dove’s alleged victim/victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

In 2019, Dove was included on the Paulist Fathers list with credible claims of sexual abuse. In 2020, he was also included on the Diocese of Memphis list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.

As of 2019, Dove is believed to be residing at a Paulist House in San Francisco, California.

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