Fr. Thomas Cronin

Ordained: 1969
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph MO

A woman filed suit 10/10 in MO alleging she was abused by both Cronin and Fr. John Tulipana at separate times.T old diocese in 2009 that in 1979, at age 17, she confessed to Cornin that she was being sexually abused by a relative. She said Cronin molested her on multiple occasions. He left KC in 1996 to work as a hospital chaplain in Reno NV. “Retired” in 2004. Worked as Administrator of St. Mary in the Mountains in NV in 2010, per their bulletin. Removed 10/22/10. Involved with Rachel’s Sanctuary (for homeless women) in NV. Included on KC-St. Joseph diocese’s list 9/5/19, deemed “unsuitable for ministry out of concern for the safety of our youth.”

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