Fr. Lawrence M. Trainor

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Ordained: 1964
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Madison WI

A man claimed that in 1971 he was sexually abused by Trainor at Holy Name Seminary in Madison and by other priests over a period of several years. Trainor was named by Diocese of Madison in 2003 as an abusive priest; diocese admitted to a settlement with a victim. Removed from ministry in 1989, laicized in 2011. Settlement in 1992 with a woman who claimed abuse, including rape, by Trainor when she was age 7 in 1965. She and her family attended Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Monona, where Trainor was assigned.

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