Fr. Thomas W. Maloney

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Died: 08/7/2009
Diocese: Diocese of Peoria IL

Accused in a 6/08 civil suit of abusing an 8-year-old altar boy 1995-96. Assigned to Epiphany parish in Normal. Lawsuit says a woman reported abuse in 1995 or 1996 and a second woman came forward to say Maloney had molested her as a child in the 1970s. Maloney retired in 9/02 because of “health reasons” and died 8/7/09. Authorities found insufficient evidence to file criminal charges. Civil suit settled 8/13 for $1.35M.

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