Fr. Wilfrid F. Bombardier

Ordained: 1943
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Ordained for the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Fathers in Cleveland. Did much missionary work. Joined the Manchester diocese in 1970. Was working in Albuquerque NM when accused in 1993 of abuse of two boys at St. Charles parish 1966-70. Also accused of abuse in Manchester in 1975. Admitted to short-term relationship with a male in the Philippines. First listed as retired in the 1986 Directory. Died 9/16/00. On Santa Fe archdiocese list 9/12/17. Lawsuits in Albuquerque by two men in 1/18 claiming abuse as boys by Bombardier. Accused in 11/18 suit of sex abuse beginning in 1967 of a boy, age 13, while teaching him to swim and on overnight in a cabin in the Sandia Mountains. On Manchester diocese’s list 7/31/19.


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