was a Mormon bishop and licensed psychologist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; went on an LDS mission to England in the early 1960s; pleaded guilty in 1988 and in 1994 to charges of sexual misconduct; in September 1994, his registration as a chartered psychologist with the Psychologists Association of Alberta was cancelled; in 1994, was excommunicated; as of February 2024, lives in Twin Falls, Idaho

Errol Pilling Case Summary

Kent Pilling was a Mormon church bishop and licensed psychologist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was convicted in 1998 and in 1994 of sexual misconduct. In 1994, he was stripped of his license to practice psychology. He later moved to Idaho and is living in Twin Falls, Idaho as of February 2024.

On November 9, 1962, Pilling was appointed district leader of the Wirral District of the Mormon church in England, where he was serving as a full-time missionary.

In 1986, Pilling was serving as an LDS bishop of the Midnapore ward in the Calgary Alberta South stake.

1986 – Reported to the Mormon church by a woman who had been his patient.

1988 – Pleaded guilty to charges of professional misconduct.

August 1994 – Pleaded guilty to charges of sexual misconduct.

1994-09-16 – Pilling’s registration as a chartered psychologist with the Psychologists Association of Alberta (PAA) was cancelled.

1994 – Excommunicated from the LDS church.

1994 – Two former patients filed separate civil lawsuits related to Pilling’s sexual misconduct. One said he sexually molested her. Another, a mother of five, sued Pilling and the PAA. She said she initially reported him to the Mormon church in 1986 and to the PAA in 1988.

February 2024 – lives in Twin Falls, Idaho.

FLOODLIT is seeking information about the results of the two civil lawsuits filed against Pilling.

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