Fr. Lawrence H. St. Peter
Diocese: Archdiocese of Denver CO
Monsignor. Superintendent of Catholic schools, Vicar of Priests, parish priest. One complainant settled with the archdiocese 7/1/08 as part of 7/08 $5.5M settlement of 18 people alleging abuse by 3 priests. Per CO A.G.’s report released 10/23/19, the archdiocese received allegations against St. Peter as early as 1970. Church files show reports he abused children, including rape, from the 1960s through the 1990s. Absent on leave 1993-2002. Died 8/18/03. Said to have been living and working at Queen of Peace parish in Denver at the time of his death. In 2/19 a man stated publicly that St. Peter sexually abused him for years, leading to rape age 8 twice in 1982. St. Peter was the boy’s father’s best friend.
- Detailed BA.org Assignment Record
- Anderson Ad Book 11.13.19
- Rocky Mountain News 08.21.03
- Denver Post 08.22.03
- Denver Post 07.02.08
- Rocky Mountain News 07.02.08
- NY Times 07.02.08
- CO Attorney General Special Masters Report 10.22.19
- Colorado Public Radio 10.24.19
- Colorado Sun 02.19.20
- Colorado Sun 12.01.20
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