Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee

Anthony J. O’Connell

Status: Deceased (2012)

Appeared under the heading: “The following three names and the accusations associated with them have been published in previous statements by the Diocese of Knoxville or in media reports that have received extensive coverage.”

Birth Year: 1938

Ordination year: 1963

Reported assignment history:

  • O’Connell served as the first bishop of the Diocese of Knoxville from 1988-1998 and the third bishop of the Diocese of Palm Beach from 1998-2002