Fr. Terence Fitzmaurice

Order: OSB
Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Multiple allegations of abuse of boys and girls. Accused of molesting at least 15 boys in the early 1970s. Three settled with the order and the Chicago archdiocese in 2006. In 2007 negotiations continued with other claimants. Many were participants in a job-training program run by the city of Chicago where Fitzmaurice was a supervisor. As many as 75 other claimants. Allegedly raped a girl, age 14, in 1978 who gave birth in 1979. One woman alleged abuse over a 6-year period. A suit filed 1/07 alleged abuse in Superior diocese. Other plaintiffs added 5/07. Original plaintiff settled 10/07. Died in 2009.

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