Update on Status of Fr. Savvas Ross
Pokrov has recently learned that Fr. Savvas Ross is listed as “a predatory sex offender currently on supervision” in Jackson County, Oregon. Ross will be on parole until 4/01/11 for the kidnap and sexual abuse of a 7 year old girl.
Although the crime occurred in 1983, Ross abscounded from supervision for over 20 years, during which time he converted to Orthodoxy (circa 1987) and committed another offense in New York in 1992, which Pokrov reported in 2005. A current photo of Ross is displayed above.
Ross was associated with a number of Orthodox jurisdications. For more information, please go to his page on Pokrov’s list of convicted abusers.