Fr. Thomas L. McLaughlin

Ordained: 1956
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Columbus OH

Sentenced in 1989 to 18 months in prison for sexually molesting a 12-year-old boy. Pled guilty and charges involving six other boys dismissed. Spent a year at Hocking Correctional Facility. After his release from prison in 1990 he “complied with [Bishop] Griffin’s request” that he be laicized. Civil suit filed by two victims and settled in 1992. Died 2/6/13.

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