Fr. Philip A. Petit

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Ordained: 1980
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Bishop Gendron apparently destroyed records in the 1980s that detailed sexual abuse by Petit and another priest. Gendron wrote a letter in 1986 to Petit assuring him that he would destroy all documents referring to his treatment, but would keep one 1982 letter. Civil suit filed 2002 alleging abuse of a youth 1979-81. On leave 1982-2002, per Catholic Directories. Laicization announced 8/28/18.

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