Fr. Lawrence F. Varney

Ordained: 1960
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

Diocese announced in 10/08 that Varney, who retired in 2002, had been placed on leave and barred from public ministry after the Review Board found allegations that he had engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor in the late 1970s to be credible. Accuser had recently come forward. Varney was an instructor at Toledo Central Catholic High School at the time of the alleged abuse. Permanently removed from public ministry in 2009. Matter referred to Rome.

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