Bishop Thomas J. O’Brien

Diocese of Phoenix

Known Assignments:

  • Diocese of Phoenix – 1982-2003

Summary of sexual abuse allegations against Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien:

In 2003, Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien admitted to covering up child sex abuse by priests within the Diocese of Phoenix. Days later, he was arrested and charged for a hit-and-run car accident. In 2017, Bishop O'Brien was sued by a victim alleging repeated sexual abuse when the victim was a 2 nd to 5 th grader at St. Aquinas from 1977 to 1982. O'Brien denied the allegations.

Bishop O'Brien was ordained in 1961 and passed away in 2018.

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