Fr. Bede Parry

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1983
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph MO

A 6/11 suit alleged Parry, then a Benedictine priest and boys’ choir director at Conception Abbey in northwest MO, sexually abused a boy in 1987 at summer choir camp. Parry had been affiliated with the abbey since 1973. He admitted to the Abbot in 1981 that he had been involved in three “inappropriate relationships” 1973-79. DIsmissed 2002. Became Episcopal priest in Las Vegas 10/15/04. Resigned in 2011 after suit filed. Admitted abuse of several. A second suit filed 7/11. Died 11/27/13. On Las Vegas diocese’s list 4/12/19. (No known allegations there.) On the Conception Abbey Benedictines’ list 8/5/19.


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