Fr. Thomas T. Cooper

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Ordained: 1955
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO

Accused in a 2005 lawsuit of abusing a boy 1970-71, when the boy was age 12-13. Suit claimed abuse occurred at Cooper’s vacation house while assigned to St. Mary Magdalen parish in south St. Louis. Cooper retired in 1993 and died in 12/03. Judge ruled in 3/10 that church was not responsible because contact took place away from church property. MO court of appeals upheld decision in 7/11.

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