Fr. Francis R. Lamothe

Ordained: 1933
Status: Settled

Died: 04/20/1995
Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Ordained for the Diocese of Salt Lake. Transferred by the mid-1950s to the Diocese of Manchester. Died in 1995. At least 9 men filed suit in 2002 alleging abuse by Lamothe. Name on diocese’s list in 2/02 of 14 priests against whom there were credible allegations of sexual abuse. Plaintiff’s attorney described LaMothe as a “groomer.” At least one claim included in 11/02 $5M settlement involving 62 alleged victims and 28 priests.

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