Fr. Randolph Ernest Thompson

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Order: OFM
Ordained: 1948
Status: Accused

Died: 12/3/1991
Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Brother of the Christian Schools prior to joining the Franciscans in 1942. Died 12/3/91. Allegation of sexual abuse made public in 8/19. Archdiocese referred the allegation in the summer of 2018 to the Butler County prosecutor’s office. The Franciscan Province of St. John the Baptist acknowledged receiving a complaint about Thompson in 1967 and said that he was removed from ministry. Added to the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ list in 2020, where he was assigned at some point. Included in 2/22 on the Cincinnati archdiocese’s list of those against whom there are substantiated allegations.

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