Fr. Thomas Trane

Diocese: Diocese of Syracuse

Notes: Trane, pastor of a church in Oswego,NY was accused of abuse of two boys, one of whom filed suit. Portions of the existing litigation were appealed to and ruled on by the Supreme Court of New York regarding negligence–clergy malpractice, etc. and Freedom of Religion. Certain causes of action dismissed but others upheld.

Sources:  http://www.bishop-accountability.org/; Martin Jones ..v. Thomas Trane ..; Supreme Ct of NY, Onondaga Cty; 92-126