Fr. Edmund Austin, O.F.M.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Edmund Austin, O.F.M.

Ordination: Unknown
  • 1971-1976: Franciscan Friary, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1976-2018: Unknown

Fr. Edmund Austin was a member of the Franciscan religious order. Fr. Austin was named in a civil lawsuit that was filed in 2008 alleging child sexual abuse. The alleged abuse by Fr. Austin occurred in the 1970s. Fr. Austin’s current whereabouts, his status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.