Fr. Thomas J. Sullivan

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1944
Status: Sued

Died: 02/2/1992
Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Abuse in 1953 alleged in 2002. Sued in 2003 by a man who claimed abuse 1956-1958, while he was a student at Loyola High School and Sullivan was attached to Jesuit faculty residence. Per the 2004 Los Angeles archdiocesan report, three accusers had alleged abuse 1952-1958 by Sullivan. Worked in San Francisco, Santa Clara, Azusa and Los Angeles. At the Jesuit Curia in Rome 1968-1969, then assigned to the University of Hawaii Newman Center 1969-1978. Died 2/2/1992. Included on the Jesuits West Province list 12/7/2018. It notes the sexual abuse of a minor 1956-1958, reported in 2009.

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