Fr. Thomas R. Hopp

Ordained: 1966
Status: Sued

Died: 12/21/2014
Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Suspended in 2002 due to accusation of abuse of a boy in 1980. Had been warned in 1997 by archdiocese after an anonymous complaint that he showed “odd” behavior toward a boy; was kept in ministry. Permanently removed from ministry by Vatican 10/05 but not laicized. Civil suit filed 2004. Suit dismissed by OH Supreme Court on statute of limitations 6/06. Another suit alleging abuse of a boy, age 13-14, in the 1980s was withdrawn after OH Supreme Court ruling. Died 12/21/14.

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