Fr. Richard Thompson – Diocese of Burlington

| Apr 6, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Richard Thompson 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1968

Died: 2006

Assigned as follows:

  • 1968-1971      St. Francis de Sales (Bennington, VT)
  • 1972-1975      St. Mark (Burlington, VT)
  • 1975-1977      St. Jerome (East Dorset, VT)
  • 1977-1979      St. Anne (Middletown Springs, VT)
  • 1979-1982      St. Augustine (Montpelier, VT)
  • 1982-1984      St. Michael (Brattleboro, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Richard Thompson:

Father Richard Thompson served as a priest in Vermont for approximately 16 years. He was suspended from duties in August 1984. He died in 2006. 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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