|Rev. John Francis Warner
Summary of Case: A priest of the Youngstown diocese, Warner was placed on administrative leave in Oct. 2011 after an accusation emerged that he had sexually abused an altar boy, who was about 13 years-old, over thirty years previously. The Diocesan Review Board determined that the accusation was credible.
Youngstown bishop was James William Malone (1968-1995)
St. Peter's had a school with 248-204 students.
A Rev. John F. Warner is also listed in the 1973, 1974, and 1975 Directories at St. Patrick's in Kent, OH.
|OH||3/4, 2/3||St. Edward's had a school with 616-441 students.|
|1982||1984||St. Joan of Arc's||Canton||OH||2/3, 2/2||
St. Joan of Arc's had a school with 406 students.
|1984||1992||St. Vincent de Paul||Vienna||OH||1/1|
|1992||St. Bernadette's||Masury||OH||temporary administrator||This assignment is per news reports.|
|1992||1995||St. Aloysius||East Liverpool||OH||1/1||St. Aloysius had a school with 265-246 students.|
Malone was succeeded as Youngstown bishop by Thomas Joseph Tobin (1995-2005)
|1996||Our Lady of Perpetual Help||Aurora||OH||assistant pastor||Warner is not indexed in the 1996 Directory. This assignment is per news reports.|
|1996||1999||St. Paul's||North Canton||OH||2/2||St. Paul's had a school with 460 students, and a religious education program with 775-750 students.|
|1999||St. Elizabeth Medical Center||Youngstown||OH||part-time chaplain||Warner is not indexed in the 1996 Directory. This assignment is per news reports.|
|1998||2010||Defenders of the Bond||Youngstown||OH|
|1999||2003||SS. Peter and Paul's||Youngstown||OH||1/1||SS. Peter and Paul's had a religious education program with 62-26 students.|
George Vance Murry, S.J. replaced Tobin
|Oct. 2011||SS. Philip and James'||Canal Fulton||OH||1/1||
SS. Philip and James' had a school with 221-147 students, and a religious education program with 160-97 students.
Warner was placed on administrative leave in Oct. 2011 due to an accusation that he had sexually abused a minor thirty years before, at St. Edward's in Youngstown. The diocese learned of the allegation in June 2011. The Diocesan Review Board deemed the accusation to be credible. Warner denied the accusation. Warner was sent to a treatment facility, per the diocese.
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1971-2010)
• Priest Removed from Ministry Amid Sexual Allegations, WKBN, October 9, 2011