Fr. John V. Cosgrove: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. John V. Cosgrove

Ordained: 1955
  • 1955: Ordained in the Diocese of Los Angeles
  • 1956-1960: St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, Azusa, CA
  • 1961-1966: St. Agnes Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1962-1965: Bishop Conaty High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1966: Unknown
  • 1967-1969: St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1970: St. Brendan Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1970-1974: Santa Clara High School, Oxnard, CA
  • 1971-1974: St. Anthony Catholic Church, Oxnard, CA
  • 1975: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pomona, CA
  • 1976-1989: St. Genevieve Catholic Church, Panorama City, CA
  • 1989: Died

Fr. Cosgrove is accused of sexual abuse between 1979 and 1980 at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Panorama City and was named in a civil lawsuit. His name was included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2004 list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.

Detailed Clergy Assignment Record: Fr. John V. Cosgrove