Fr. Thomas Joseph Mohan

Ordained: 1935
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Orange CA

Monsignor. First accused publicly in a lawsuit filed 10/2/18 by a man who said Mohan sexually abused him as a child over a two-year period, beginning in 1978, when the man was age 10 and Mohan was in residence at his parish. Mohan was a priest of the Chicago archdiocese who retired in the early 1970s to St. Anthony’s in Anaheim, where the boy was allegedly abused. The man said he had heard from another Mohan victim. Chicago archdiocese received a second complaint of misconduct in CA. The suit named all bishops in CA and the Archdiocese of Chicago. Mohan died in 2002. Included on the Los Angeles archdiocese’s list 12/6/18. It notes a report in 2018 of incidents 1974 or 1975 and 1978-1980.


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