Fr. John B. Turnbull

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Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Peoria IL

Placed on leave in 2005 after order learned of allegations that he abused a boy in the late 1970s. The boy was a school student at St. Anthony’s in Streator, IL. Turnbull also worked in IN and OH. He was pastor of Holy Family in Oldenburg, IN in 2005. Living in 2019 at a Franciscan retirement community in Cincinnati. On the Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese’s list updated 4/1/19. ( It notes that he died in 2017, which contradicts a 1/19 news report.) On Peoria diocese’s list by 1/20.


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