Fresno Diocese Places Father Harrison on Admin Leave

He’s a beloved Bakersfield priest, but today, Father Craig Harrison is on administrative leave, accused of sexual misconduct with a minor

In a statement the Catholic Diocese of Fresno says the allegation was reported April 12 by an adult male who was a minor at the time the abuse was to have occurred. The diocese then reported that to Firebaugh Police. The diocese says they are also conducting an internal investigation, and placed Father Harrison on Administrative Leave. They add they’ve notified all the faith communities Harrison has served in. Anyone with information is asked to call the Firebaugh Police.