Msgr. Thomas Patrick English – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Aug 26, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Monsignor Thomas Patrick English

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1927

Died: 1975

Assigned as follows:

  • 1927-1928      St. Vibiana’s Cathedral (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1929-1935      St. Augustine’s Church (Culver City, CA)
  • 1936-1937      St. Elizabeth’s Parish (Altadena, CA)
  • 1938-1939      Holy Family Church (Artesia, CA)
  • 1940-1942      Our Lady of the Valley Church (Canoga Park, CA)
  • 1943-1974      St. Joseph Catholic Church (Pomona, CA)
  • 1975                Retired

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor Thomas Patrick English:

Monsignor Thomas Patrick English, an Irish native, was ordained a priest in 1927, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2003, he was named in a lawsuit alleging that he sexually abused a minor child in 1969 in a parish in Pomona, Los Angeles. After an internal investigation, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles  determined the allegations to be unfounded, but the lawsuit remained active, which means a therapist concluded they were credible. The finding by a therapist is required before a lawsuit can be filed.

Msgr. English retired in 1975 and died later that same year.

In 2018, Msgr. English’s name appeared on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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