Fr. Peter John McNamara

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago

Summary of Assignments:

  • 5/13/1970:  Ordained
  • 1970-1971:  St. Bernardine’s; Forest Park, IL
  • 8/1971:  Resigned
  • 11/1972:  Laicized

Notes:

Resigned 8/71. Newly identified as accused in Archdiocesan Report 3/20/06. Archdiocese settled at least one claim in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. Laicized 11/72. Whereabouts unknown as of 5/07.

Sources:

BA.org Assignment Record; McNamara Personnel FileChicago Archdiocesan Report 03.20.06; Chicago Sun-Times 03.21.06; Chicago Tribune 03.21.06; Chicago Tribune 05.29.07; Daily Southtown 05.29.07; Chicago Sun-Times 05.30.07http://bishop-accountability.org/member/psearch.jsp