Br. Thomas Ignatius Murphy

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Order: CFC
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Listed by the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers in 2014 as accused by at least two persons in claims settled in bankruptcy proceedings. Murphy is deceased. The Christian Brothers did not provide assignment information; until we are able to establish assignments and location of the alleged abuse, we have placed Murphy in the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Christian Brothers state that the merits of most of the claims settled in the bankruptcy were not tested. On the Diocese of Peoria’s list by 1/20.


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