He leaves behind a litany of lawsuits and longstanding disgrace for the Catholic Church.
Forgive our clunky post title euphemism, here's a news summary that some might have overlooked . . .
"BishopAccountability.org, an online collection of information about Catholic clergy abuses, reported that Reardon was named in 20 lawsuits related to child abuse. In 2020, an investigation by the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese found that sexual abuse allegations against Reardon, which occured in 1972, were credible."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former priest who was a member of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese and named in lawsuits related to child abuse has died. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department confirmed that Thomas Reardon died on Sunday. Reardon, 81, was found dead at the Brookdale Wornall Place facility.