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Street named for sex suspect renamed

January 26, 2009 10:42:34 AM PST
A street in Corona named after a priest accused of sexual abuse will be renamed.At the request of the San Bernardino diocese, Monsignor Thompson Circle will be known as Saint Edward Circle.

Monsignor Matthew Thompson served as pastor at nearby Saint Edward Church for 30 years.

Two allegations of abuse were made against him, and he was named in the $200 million clergy abuse settlement in 2007.

Thompson died in 1976.


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