Fr. Paul Madden

Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Jackson MS

Accused in 1993 of abuse of 13-year-old boy on 1973 trip to Ireland. Plaintiff settled for $50K. In separate 2002 suit plaintiff alleged church lied, telling him there was no previous knowledge of abuse by priests. Attached to petition was letter signed by a Paul Madden who said he “feels remorse and guilt for the molestation.” Judge ruled in favor of Defense Motion for Summary Judgment 9/03 and case was dismissed. Worked as a missionary of the Society of St James the Apostle 1991-1993 and 1994-2002. Officially joined Chimbota diocese in Peru in 2003. Still active there in 8/15. Retired and living in Peru in 3/19. On Jackson diocese’s list 3/19/19.

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