“SILENCE DOESN’T WORK”: MAN ALLEGES ABUSE BY TWO CLERGYMLEN AT EAST BAY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. Lawsuit alleges sex abuse 40 years ago
November 6, 2019
HAYWARD — A man now in his 50s has filed lawsuit alleging that the Catholic church should have known about two clergymen who abused him as a high school student at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward.
George Houle publicly stepped forward Wednesday and is alleging that two men during his time at Moreau in Hayward sexually abused him — Brother John Moriarty and the Rev. Gordon Wilcox, who was a priest and the principal at Moreau. Both men have since died: Moriarty in 2013 and Wilcox