Fr. John E. Jordan

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Jordan, who died 9/1987, was accused of abuse in civil suit filed 5/14/12 against Archdiocese of Chicago. A former altar boy alleged abuse by Jordan at St. Adrian Parish’s rectory between 1983-1984. Allegations said he would spank the boy with a paddle while forcing him to pray before performing sex acts.


Chicago Tribune 09.17.87; Chicago Tribune 05.14.12; CBS Chicago 05.15.12; Chicago Sun Times 05.15.12