Fr. Theophilus Pypers
Diocese: Diocese of Spokane WA
From Belgium, where he was ordained in 1901 for the Nesqually diocese, which ultimately became the Diocese of Spokane. Elevated to monsignor in 1941. Pastor of St. Ann’s for 46 years, starting in 1906.Vicar general of the diocese 1939-55. Died in 1957, age 78. Named publicly on the Diocese of Spokane’s list of priests with admitted, proven or credible accusations of abuse. The list was released in 11/2009 as part of non-monetary provisions of bankruptcy process.
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