Fr. Peter M. Walsh

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Order: OFM
Ordained: 1982
Status: Convicted

Died: 07/29/2008
Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark NJ

Arrested 1993 in NJ. Convicted 1994 on five counts of child endangerment – for exposing himself to children – in Lyndhurst NJ. Sentenced to five years probation; ordered to have a chaperone whenever he was in a car. In 6/2004 a man reported to the Manchester NH diocese that Walsh fondled then masturbated him for 3-4 months between 1987-1988. Walsh was assigned to St. Thomas Aquinas in Derry at the time. Walsh denied these allegations.

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