Fr. Thomas Barry Horne

Ordained: 1939
Status: Sued

Died: 05/10/1985
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Accused of abusing Kay Ebeling (of City of Angels blog) at age 5 in the early 1950s in Bartlett, IL. He had been transferred there by the Archbishop of Chicago. He is accused of raping her in a rectory while her mother practiced on organ in the nearby church. Later article reported he also raped her sister. Kay and another woman filed suit against the archdiocese 8/3/11, alleging abuse when they were young children. Horne died in 1985. Included in 10/22 on the archdiocese’s list of accused; allegation substantiated after Horne’s death.

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