Fr. Thomas J. Hidding: Credible Accusations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Thomas J. Hidding

Accused Perp Thomas Hidding
1986: Ordained
  • 1986-1987: The Jesuit Community at the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, CA (OAK)
  • 1987-1992: Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
  • 1992-1993: Unknown
  • 1993-1997: University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
  • 1993-1997: Sacred Heart, Tampa, FL
  • 1997-1999: Immaculate Conception, New Orleans, LA
  • 1999-2000: Jesuit Provincial Office, New Orleans, LA
  • 2000-2002: Jesu Church, Miami, FL
  • 2002-2005: Unknown
  • 2005: Died

In 2002, the Jesuit High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, acknowledged that a sexual abuse allegation against Hidding—at the time a Jesuit brother and not yet an ordained priest—was credible. The incident is alleged to have taken place in the early 1980s in Miami, Florida.