Fr. Paul M. Keeling

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Order: CRSP
Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Named publicly as accused on the Buffalo diocese’s list updated 11/5/18. Accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act 9/13/19 of sexually abusing a boy, ages 15-17, in 1983-85. The boy was a Bishop Turner High School student and Keeler was vice-principal and dean of discipline. Keeling allegedly took the boy on overnight trips and gave him alcohol and cigarettes.

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