Br. Bill Wright – Diocese of Little Rock

| May 8, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Brother Bill Wright

Diocese of Little Rock/Glenmary Home Missioners

Bill Wright Horowitz Law

Joined Order: 1978

Left Order: 2006

Died: 2011

Assignment History:

  • 1982-1986: Holy Cross (Crossett, AR)
  • 1986: St. Francis of Assisi (Aberdeen, MS)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Bill Wright:

Br. Bill ” William” Wright was a Brother of the Glenmary Home Missioners Order and worked in the Diocese of Little Rock, in Jackson, Nashville, and Owensboro. In 2019, Brother Wright’s name was listed publicly as credibly accused by the Diocese of Little Rock’s Credibly Accused list. Wright was assigned to Holy Cross in Crossett, Arkansas, from 1982-1986. According to media reports, the Diocese of Little Rock stated that Wright was confirmed by the Glenmary Home Missioners as having a credible allegation during his time in Arkansas. Br. Wright left the Order in 2006.

In 2019, Wright appeared on the Glenmary Home Missioners order list and was added to the Diocese of Jackson list after the Glenmary list appeared. In 1986, Wright was transferred to St. Francis of Assisi church in Aberdeen, MS, in the Jackson Diocese, to coordinate religious education in Aberdeen, with missions in Houston and Okolona.

Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, Wrights’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse, or when the abuse took place is unknown.

Brother Wright died in 2011.

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