The Reno Catholic Diocese released the names of 12 former Northern Nevada priests who had been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors, in that release, the following had served in the White Pine county area. Those listed are as follows:

Robert Anderson (deceased) – Served St. Michaels Catholic Church in McGill from 1947-1948, Catholic Welfare in Ely in 1947 and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ely from 1942-1944.

Edmund Boyle (deceased) – Served Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ely in 1949 and St. Michael’s Catholic Church in McGill in 1948.

Florence Flahive (deceased) – Served St. Michaels Catholic Church in McGill from 1944-1947 and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ely in 1951. 

Anyone who has been abused is urged to contact local law enforcement. Victim assistance coordinators are available from the diocese and can be reached by contacting the Diocesan Victim’s Assistance Hotline at 1-844-669-8911.