Fr. Melvin F. Thompson: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Melvin F. Thompson

Ordained, 1967

Notes: Fr. Melvin Thompson was ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Denver. In 2010, Fr. Thompson was accused of sexually abusing a minor in approximately the early 1970s. Fr. Thompson was subsequently removed from ministry, but was later reinstated after the Archdiocese of Denver found the allegation to be unsubstantiated.

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Diocese(s) in Colorado: Denver


1968-1969 Blessed Sacrament, Wichita, KS (WCH)

1970-1971 On Duty Outside Diocese (WCH)

1972 Unknown

1973 2611 E. 7th Ave., Denver, CO (DEN)

1974-1976 St. John the Evangelist, Denver, CO (DEN)

1977-1979 Immaculate Heart of Mary, Northglenn, CO (DEN)

1980-1989 St. Vincent de Paul Church, Denver, CO (DEN)

1990-2001 Our Lady of Fatima Church, Lakewood, CO (DEN)

1991-2000 West Denver Deanery, Denver, CO (DEN)

2001-2010 St. Thomas More, Centennial, CO (DEN)

2011-2015 Retired, St. Thomas More, Centennial, CO (DEN)

2016 Retired, 2835 W 32nd Ave., Centennial, CO (DEN)

2016 Died