Catholic Priest

Joseph T. Pritchard

Ordained: 1948

Since 2002, Joseph T. Pritchard has been accused of molesting numerous boys and girls during his time as a priest in the Bay Area. In 2005, a jury awarded four survivors of his abuse a total of $6 million in damages. These plaintiffs encountered Pritchard when they were students at St. Martin of Tours in the 1970s in San Jose, CA. Pritchard would abuse children in his living quarters at the rectory after school. Pritchard died in 1988.