Statement regarding claim of abuse by Fr. John Maung

Fr. John Maung, a priest for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, has been suspended after an individual made a report to the Archdiocese that they were abused as a child several decades ago by Fr. Maung. The Archdiocese immediately made a report to civil authorities and the Archdiocesan Review Board.

Fr. Maung has denied the claim.

Fr. Maung served in the following parishes: St. Lawrence, Indianapolis; St. Gabriel, Connersville and St. Joseph, Shelbyville. He also resided at Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis. Following his retirement in 2009, Fr. Maung continued to help with sacramental needs at parishes in the Archdiocese.

Fr. Maung is prohibited from all public ministry while an investigation is pending.

If you are a victim of sexual misconduct by a person ministering on behalf of the Church, or if you know of anyone who has been a victim of such misconduct, please contact civil authorities and the Archdiocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator (1-800-382-9836, ext. 1548).

There are two ways to make a report to the Archdiocese:

1. Victim Assistance Coordinator
Archdiocese of Indianapolis,
P.O. Box 1410, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1410

1-800-382-9836, ext. 1548

2. Ethics Point
Confidential, Online Reporting or


Let us hold all victims of sexual abuse and misconduct and their families in prayer.

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