Fr. Arthur Manuel Cunha : Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Arthur Manuel Cunha

ORDAINED: 1984
Assignments:
  • 1984-1986: Our Lady of Loretto, Novato, CA
  • 1986-1987: Absent on sick leave
  • 1987-1989: Unknown
  • 1989-1991: Absent on leave
  • 1991-2018: Unknown

Fr. Arthur Manuel Cunha was arrested in 1986, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to 60 days in jail and four months of counseling in connection with sexually abusing two boys. Fr. Cunha has named in multiple civil child sexual abuse lawsuits. Fr. Cunha’s status as a priest, current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.