Fr. Evarist Gielen

Order: SSCC
Ordained: 1926
Status: Sued

Died: 07/22/1977
Diocese: Diocese of Honolulu HI

From Belgium. Arrived in HI as a missionary in 1926. Per Attorney Jeff Anderson, Gielen was accused in a 2016 lawsuit of sexually abusing a minor in the early 1960s, while assigned to Sacred Hearts in Lanai City. Gielen died at age 80 in 1977.

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