Fr. Bruce Forman
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Louis MO
A 14-year-old boy wrote to the Archdiocese in 1983 complaining of assault on several occasions by Forman, and said “I know it’s happened before.” The priest allegedly gave the boy pornography and beer. No response from Archdiocese. The boy said he gave another priest a list of 10-15 names of boys who said they believed that Forman had been inappropriate with them. In 1995 the same person sued the archdiocese; it was dismissed on statute problems. Forman remained an active priest in 1/16. Founder and director in the archdiocese of Young Catholic Musicians.
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