Tag: Thomas Moloney

Msgr. Thomas Moloney – Diocese of San Diego

Father Thomas Moloney

Diocese of San Diego

 

Ordained:1943

Died: 1986

 

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1944-1946      St. Joseph’s (Manchester, England)
  • 1946-1950      Our Lady of Sacred Heart (San Diego, CA)
  • 1950-1952      St. Joseph’s Cathedral (San Diego, CA)
  • 1952                St. Vincent’s (San Diego, CA)
  • 1952-1955      Sacred Heart (Bryn Mawr, CA)
  • 1955-1966      Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Riverside, CA)
  • 1966-1986      Our Lady of Grace (El Cajon, CA)

 

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Thomas Moloney: 

Father Thomas Moloney was ordained in Ireland before he went to work for the Diocese of San Diego. Prior to coming to the United States, he spent his first three years after ordination working in the Diocese of Salford in Manchester, England, until WWII was over.

According to media reports, in December 2003, he was named in a civil lawsuit with a boy alleging that he was molested by Moloney at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Riverside in 1963. Father Moloney died in 1986. In March 2007, his name was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.

In October 2010, as part of a settlement with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, the Diocese of San Diego released his personnel file. His file contained a letter from 2002 written by a woman to the Bishop alleging that she was sexually harassed by Father Moloney at Our Lady of Grace at El Cajon in the 1950s. 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Diego in California.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Diego now have legal options due to a temporary change in the law, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (954) 641-2100 (or toll-free at (888) 283-9922) or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Thomas Moloney – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Thomas Moloney

Diocese of San Bernardino

Ordained: 1943

Died: 1986

Assigned as follows:

  • 1944-1946      St. Joseph’s (Manchester, England)
  • 1946-1950      Our Lady of Sacred Heart (San Diego, CA)
  • 1950-1952      St. Joseph’s Cathedral (San Diego, CA)
  • 1952                St. Vincent’s (San Diego, CA)
  • 1952-1955      Sacred Heart (Bryn Mawr, CA)
  • 1955-1966      Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Riverside, CA)
  • 1966-1986      Our Lady of Grace (El Cajon, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Thomas Moloney:

Father Thomas Moloney was ordained in Ireland to work for the Diocese of San Diego. Prior to coming to the United States, he spent his first three years after ordination working in the Diocese of Salford in Manchester, England, until WWII was over. According to media reports, in December 2003, he was named in a civil lawsuit alleging that he was molested by Moloney at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Riverside in 1963.

Father Moloney died in 1986. In March 2007, his name was included in the Diocese of San Diego’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.  In October 2010, as part of a settlement with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, the Diocese of San Diego released his personnel file. His file contained a letter from 2002 written by a woman to the Bishop alleging that she was sexually harassed by Father Moloney at Our Lady of Grace at El Cajon in the 1950s.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in San Bernardino, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims.  Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.