Fr. Oscar A. Gatineau

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Ordained: 1951
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

A 3/05 civil suit alleges plaintiff was abused as a boy by Gatineau for about a year. Suit said Gatineau saw plaintiff abused by another priest and did nothing. Same suit alleges that plaintiff was abused by his uncle (Msgr. Page), other priests and two separate bishops. Plaintiff was in a Texas prison for an unrelated murder when suit filed. Worcester diocese said allegations not credible. Gatineau died in 1964.

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