Fr. Claude J. Bender

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Ordained: 1965
Status: Settled

Died: 10/19/1991
Diocese: Diocese of Camden NJ

A boy claimed he was abused by Bender during the 1970s. Settled claim for $25K in 1993. Bender was on sick leave per 1990 Catholic Directory and died 10/19/1991. Diocese said it did not know about Bender’s behavior until after his death. On diocese’s list 2/13/2019.

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