Fr. Frank J. Iazetta

Ordained: 1968
Status: Sued

Died: 03/14/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 2/13/19. Multiple alleged victims noted. Per news in 6/20, four lawsuits had been filed claiming sexual abuse of children in the 1970s; one suit alleged he touched and massaged a 7-year-old girl’s vagina in 1975. A suit filed 7/10/20 claims Iazetta groomed and abused a boy for 16 years, including while the boy was a student St. Joseph High School in Metuchen. Iazetta left the school after 1974. Transferred in 1986 to Tennessee. Included 11/4/21 on the Diocese of Nashville’s list, which notes that he was assigned to  parishes in Nashville and Tullahoma and that he resigned the priesthood in 1993. He died 3/14/07.


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