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Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests - Tennessee 

Joseph Thinh Duc Nguyen accused/removed

A lawsuit was filed in Memphis against the Memphis Catholic Diocese regarding child sexual abuse by Joseph Thinh Duc Nguyen. 

Click here for the assignment history of Joseph Thinh Duc Nguyen in the diocese of Memphis. 

A lawsuit was filed on Thursday, September 14, 2006, against the diocese of Memphis citing careless disregard for children and teens by not protecting them from Daniel DuPree.  News media reports are found below:

BishopAccountability.org listing for Nguyen

NguyenJoseph aka "Edward" PSuedDiocesanCivil suit filed 9/06 alleged Nguyen abused one girl from 1994-1999. 2nd suit alleged abuse from 1997-1999. Nguyen was removed from his assignment as a chaplain at St. Peter Villa, a nursing and rehabilitation center in Memphis, in 9/06 after 1st suit filed. 3rd suit filed 11/06 alleged Nguyen abused a girl from 1997-1999 after death of her brother. All 3 suits settled 6/07. Diocese continued investigation while Nguyen remained on leave.Memphis, TNSource:
Jackson Sun 9.14.06; Cincinnati Post 9.14.06; Jackson Sun 9.15.06; Commercial Appeal 9.15.06; NewsChannel5 9.29.06; Tennessean 9.29.06; WREG 11.14.06; Commercial Appeal 11.15.06; Eyewitness News 6.15.07; Jackson Sun 6.15.07; Commercial Appeal 6.18.07; Daily News 6.20.07; Commercial Appeal 8.18.07

Articles on Nguyen case