Fr. Paul Daleo

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1977
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

Accused of molesting two youths. Confronted with allegations in 1993 and sent for treatment. Reassigned to an office job. Left the Order in 2003. One confidential settlement for $100K in 1995; another in 1996. Two new civil suits were filed in 2008 and two other accusers known. Living in Jersey City in 11/2008 and performing baptisms, funeral rites and weddings. Another civil suit was filed in 3/2009. Nine accusers settled in 11/2011 as part of a $7M total settlement. Reportedly in one case, Daleo abused a 4th grade boy in the 1970s, continuing for 4 years.

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