Seminarian Paul Hightower

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Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Personnel file released in 1/03 contained allegations that Hightower was accused of repeatedly sexually abusing at least two minors at Nazareth, a children’s home in Jamaica Plain, while a lay volunteer there in the early 1960s. Hightower was a student at Cardinal O’Connell Seminary 1965-68. It appears Hightower was not ordained. He went on to have a family prior to his death in 1994 at age 47. Five claims settled as of 5/10. Omitted from the 2011 Boston AD database.

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