Fr. Charles Towne – Diocese of Burlington

| Apr 6, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Charles Towne 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1931

Died: 1982

Assigned as follows:

  • 1931 Cathedral (Burlington, VT)
  • 1931 cared for missions in Orange County (Montpelier, VT)
  • 1931-1932 St. Sylvester (Graniteville, VT)
  • 1932 Cathedral (Burlington, VT) 
  • 1932 missions in Orange County (Montpelier, VT)
  • 1932-1940 Cathedral, Bishop DeGoesbriand Hospital (Burlington, VT)
  • 1940-1957 Christ the King (Burlington, VT)
  • 1957-1970 St. Stephen (Winooski, VT)
  • 1970-1972 St. Theresa (Orleans, VT) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Charles Towne:

Father Charles Towne served as a priest in Vermont for approximately 41 years. He retired in 1972, and died in 1982. According to media reports, in August 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Burlington’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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