CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED INVESTIGATIVE REPORT ATTORNEYCLillNTWORKPRODUCT September 5, 2008 To: Cardinal Roger M Mahony Margaret Gaffney Graf, General Counsel

for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Monsignor Gabriel Gonzales, Vicar for Clergy Jather Thomas C. Anslow, C.M., vicar for canonical services ignor Francis T. Wallace, promoter ofjustice From.

Subject: Fa er James Ford he told the Cardinal he At the Cardinal's recent meeting with HEDACTED had more information regarding Father James Ford and Ford's untoward • • • . 'd IS actIvItIes. REDACTED was encouraged to contact a canomcal aud'tor and prOVl e tho so 1 appropriate investigation could be conducted, On July 28, 2008, REDACTED made telephonic contact and advised that on August 15t he was flying to the Mayo Clinic to consult with an endocrinologist regarding REDACTED health problems. Several issues were to be addressed including hip surgery, prostate problems and a blood clot in his bladder. Also foot surgery is scheduled for August 2ih which will preclude him from flying until October I st. believes there are six or seven more possible victims ofFord based on the SNAP bIOI! oosts of a University of California Santa Barbara student who uses the name Alarias, REDACTED sal he would .c. 'd ' lax fiour pages regard'mg this. Th·.c. was not receIve d. IS lax
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Jondine Moran, a 53 year old woman, he last spoke to two years ago worked in the Our Lady of Lourdes rectory in 1971 when Ford was assigned there. She contends Ford was caught with pornography back then and that it was common knowledge he brought young boys to his room in the rectory. Moran has a brother active in the gay community aq.d she is now a nurse living in Calabasas, Paul Griffith an investigator for Kathy Frebur.g, REDACTED attorney in the clergy 1 matter, has information regarding Moran but has n~ contacted her, Moran will not respond to messages left by REDACTED or attorneys. The secretary at Our Lady of Lourdes gave REDACTED information on Moran in 2004.
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ad' d that REDACTED , REDACTED • REDACTED .and Fath er Coos VIse Smith should be contacted regarding Ford and his sexual proclivities. believes that Ford is teaching at a school inthe Coachella Valley.

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