Fr. Paul A. Gopaul

Order: SSE
Ordained: 1952
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Saint Cloud MN

From Trinadad. Visiting professor at St. John’s Abbey in 1970 when he allegedly drugged and raped a student. Accusation made to the Abbey in 1971 by the boy’s father. The boy died by suicide in 2/71. Gopaul died in 1988 while working in the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Allegation made again by victim’s sisters in 2006. Abbey admits a complaint in 2002. The 1971 complaint was found in archives in 2006. As many as 10 other victims and settlement in 2002.


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