Fr. John Joseph Jack Keough: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Fr. John Joseph Jack Keough

Ordained: 1952

  • 1952-1960: St. Justin Martyr, Chicago, IL (CHI)
  • 1960-1965: Our Lady of Hope, Des Plaines, IL (CHI)
  • 1965-1966: St. Frances of Rome, Cicero, IL (CHI)
  • 1966-1981: Our Lady of Loretto, Community of O’Hare International Airport, Des Plaines, IL (CHI)
  • 1967-1968: Our Lady of Hope, Des Plaines, IL- In residence (CHI)
  • 1981: On Leave
  • 1982-2008: Unknown
  • 2008: Laicized
  • 2009-2019: Unknown

In 2002, the Archdiocese of Chicago was advised by an adult female that Fr. Keough sexually abused her when she was a child. Fr. Keough was named in at least one civil lawsuit in 2003. Fr. Keough on listed on the Archdiocese of Chicago’s list of Archdiocesan Priests with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Minors. Fr. Keough’s whereabouts and whether he has access to children is unknown.

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