Deacon Morris Dale Vanderford

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Ordained: 1977
Status: Convicted

Died: 07/4/1998
Diocese: Diocese of Tulsa OK

Permanent deacon. Removed from active ministry 1/21/1992. Convicted in 1993 of sexually abusing two boys in 1989. Sentenced to 60 years in prison. Died in prison 7/4/1998. Two civil suits filed. One settled in 1993 for $750K and the other in 1995 for $44K. Included on the diocese’s list 10/2/2019.

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