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Total Individuals: 13


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Fr. Joseph Correnti

Ordained: 1972
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

First named publicly as accused on the diocese's 9/10/18 list, noting two known victims. Died by suicide 4/3/02. Accused in a lawsuit in 8/19 of sexually abusing a boy, ages 14-15, during 1995-2002. Per the suit, there were at least five known victims. A sixth man accused Correnti in a suit filed in 8/20 of sexually abusing him as an altar boy, age 13 or 14, in around 1983-84. Correnti allegedly forced the boy into oral and anal sex on multiple occasions. Another priest was said to have discovered the boy in Correnti's living quarters, chastised the boy and took no action against Correnti. The suit was settled.

Fr. Nicholas Fuhrmann

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1954
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

Long-time Engilsh teacher at Subiaco Academy, and boxing coach. Suit filed 1994 alleging abuse at Subiaco 1978-79. Dismissed by Court on SOL. Another complaint filed 2002 alleging abuse 1976-79. Same person sued 2005 after receiving no response from diocese. Dismissed 5/05 on SOL. Worked in Fort Worth TX diocese 1981-93. Permanently removed from active ministry 2002. Working in 2005 at Subiaco Abbey farm. Included on Diocese of Little Rock list 9/10/18. Eight known victims. Died 8/20/19.

Fr. Patrick Hannon

Ordained: 1942
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

Named publicly as accused by the Subiaco Abbey Benedictines on its list 1/24/20. It notes one allegation of abuse, occurring in the early 1950s at St. Benedict's in Subiaco. May have transferred to the Diocese of Columbus and died 12/27/94. Included on the Diocese of Little Rock's list.

Fr. John J. McDaniel

Ordained: 1955
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

First named publicly as accused on diocese's 9/10/18 list. It notes three known victims. McDaniel died in 1974. Settlement of $790K announced in 6/19 to five men who claimed sexual abuse as boys in the early 1970s by McDaniel. The five were students, ages 12-15, at Our Lady of the Holy Souls in Little Rock when allegedly abused.

Fr. Timothy Sugrue

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Order: SM
Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

Accused in 1992 civil suit of abusing a girl, age 8, and her sister in the 1970s at Air Force Base in AR. Sugrue did not testify; took the Fifth Amendment in deposition regarding involvement with children while working in Ohio, Georgia, Louisiana, Alaska and the Philippines. Resigned from Air Force in 1979 after investigation into allegations. Trial in 1993 resulted in $1.5 mil judgment against Sugrue, not Order. Dismissed from priesthood 2005. On Little Rock diocese's 9/10/18 list. It noted one known victim. Living in FL in 2/19. On Baton Rouge diocese's list in early 2019.

Fr. Robert A. Torres

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Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

Diocese announced in 9/16 that Torres, a former, laicized priest, sexually abused at least two people over 35 years previously. The abuse involved members of Our Lady of Good Council parish, one referred to as a "youth." Diocese said Torres admitted abuse, and likely sexually abused at least two or three other young people.Removed from ministry 1994. Laicized 2015, On diocese's 9/10/18 list.

Br. William Wright

Order: GHM
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Little Rock AR

Wright was named publicly as credibly accused by the Little Rock diocese when added to its list in 2/19. Assigned to Holy Cross in Crossett AR 1982-1986. Little Rock stated that Wright was 'confirmed by the Glenmary Home Missioners as having a credible allegation during his time in AR.' On Glenmary order list 10/11/19. Added to the Jackson diocese list after the Glenmary list appeared. Wright was transferred in 1986 to St Francis of Assisi church in Aberdeen MS in the Jackson diocese to coordinate religious education in Aberdeen, with missions in Houston and Okolona. He came from Holy Cross church in Crossett AR. Joined the Glenmary order 1978, left in 2006. Glenmary states that Wright also worked in the Nashville and Owensboro dioceses. He died in 2011.