Deacon Thomas Kemp

A man filed suit in 12/07 accusing Kemp, who posed as a deacon at St. Agnes Parish, of abusing him for several years in the 1980s. The abuse allegedly began when the plaintiff was in second or third grade and continued until he was between 10-13. The boy had gone to Kemp for counseling. Kemp was general manager of a Catholic TV station that had its studios at the parish. The archdiocese promptly issued a statement denying that Kemp was ever a deacon or ever had privileges of any type, but acknowledge he may have presented himself as a deacon. Kemp was at St. Agnes Parish 1986-92. Plaintiff reported the abuse to the archdiocese in 2002, but no action.

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