Fr. Peter J. Frost

Ordained: 1970
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Became a military chaplain in 1971, one year after ordination. Placed on sick leave by 1974. Was back in parishes three years later. Working at St. Anne’s in Readville when removed in 1992. In 1994, Frost wrote to Cardinal Law describing himself as a ‘sex addict’ and saying he was ashamed of the pain he had caused his victims. Allegation of abuse had surfaced in 1980. Admitted abusing as far back as 1969 as a deacon. Also admitted one victim died by suicide. Named in three civil suits beginning in 2002. Voluntarily laicized in 6/2005. Per the Boston archdiocese’s list in 8/2011, the case was concluded canonically.

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