Fr. Robert A. Banigan: Substantiated Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Robert A. Banigan

Ordained, Unknown

Notes: Fr. Robert Banigan was ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Denver. Fr. Banigan was included in the Colorado Attorney General’s Special Master’s Report on “Roman Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children in Colorado from 1950 to 2019.” According to the report, Fr. Banigan has been accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a minor altar server at St. Leo the Great in Denver, Colorado in approximately 1961.

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Diocese(s) in Colorado: Denver


1942-1944 Annunciation, Leadville, CO (DEN)

1945-1946 Chaplain, U.S. Army (DEN)

1947 Catholic University, Washington D.C. (WDC)

1948-1953 St. Mary’s Church, Aspen, CO (DEN)

1954-1958 On Duty Outside the Diocese; Chaplain, U.S. Army (DEN)

1959-1965 St. Leo the Great, Denver, CO (DEN)

1966-1970 Holy Ghost, Denver, CO (DEN)

1968 The Mercy Hospital, Denver, CO (DEN)

1971-1981 St. Anthony of Padua Church, Hugo, CO (DEN)

1982 On Sick Leave (DEN)

1983-1986 Retired (DEN); 9360 N. Blackstone, No. 116, Fresno, CA 93710 (FRS)

1986 Died