Msgr. Joseph J. Bosetti, Ph.D., V.G.: Substantiated Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Msgr. Joseph J. Bosetti, Ph.D., V.G.

Ordained: Unknown

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


  • 1931-1954: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, CO (DEN); Vicar General, Denver, CO (DEN); Chancellor, Denver, CO (DEN)
  • 1954: Died

Msgr. Joseph Bosetti was accused in 2002 of sexually abusing a minor teenage boy from approximately 1949 to 1950. Msgr. Bosetti was Chancellor of the Denver Archdiocese at the time. The allegation was made public in the Colorado Attorney General’s Special Master’s Report on “Roman Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children in Colorado from 1950 to 2019.”