Fr. Richard M. Unwin

Ordained: 1979
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Assisted at parishes in Forest Park, Hamilton, Oxford, Springfield and McCartyville, then pastored in Piqua and Tipp City. Unwin was also an educator, teaching at Badin High School in Hamilton, serving as principal of Catholic Central High in Springfield and, briefly, at Lehman High School in Sidney where he was also religion department chair. Placed on leave in 2004 after an allegation that Unwin sexually abused a boy more than 15 years previously. Unwin acknowledged the abuse. His teaching certificate was revoked by the state in 11/2006. Laicization announced 5/11/2007.

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