Br. Paul Botty

Order: SM
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

Professed vows in 1980. Assignments included Chaminade Julienne High School in Dayton, OH and St. Joseph’s High School in Cleveland. Removed from public ministry in 1986. Convicted of sexual battery. In 3/86 sentenced to 7 1/2 years for molesting four teenage boys; 12 felony counts dismissed. Case reported in State v. Botty, 1988 WL 86954 (Ohio App). Died 12/27/07 in CA. Marianist Newsletter 1/8/08 referred to him as a “former Marianist.” Included on the U.S. Marianists list 6/24/20, with the suffix F.X.


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