Fr. Gilbert J. DeSutter

Ordained: 1954
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

In 1993 a boy’s father went to the archdiocese with allegations. Official said the diocese had a file on DeSutter regarding other sexual misconduct allegations and that DeSutter would be retired. Six years later he was still active. Two lawsuits filed in 1999; settled out of court. A third suit was filed in 1996; dismissed on statute of limitations. Limited ministry 1998-2003. Moved to AZ without privileges, but was saying masses in 2002. Permanently removed from ministry in 2003.

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