Orlando Diocese Investigating Child Sex Abuse Allegations

News 13 [Orlando FL]
February 26, 2007

The Diocese of Orlando is now investigating new allegations of child sex abuse, dating back decades.

They all surround Thomas Sykes. The diocese says its received credible allegations of abuse against him.

Now, they want anyone who may have been a victim to come forward.

Between 1971-76, Sykes worked at St. Teresa in Titusville, St. John Vianney, and Bishop Moore High School.

Bishop Thomas Wenski issued a statement Monday saying, "We remain committed to helping any victim, and we continue to make every effort to ensure the safety of our vulnerable populations. We pray for all those involved in these situations."


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