Fr. Francis Edward Maloney

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Palm Beach FL

Ordained for the Diocese of Steubenville. Transferred in 1986 to the Palm Beach diocese. Removed from Florida parish in 2002 after 17-year-old accused him of behaving inappropriately around him. The youth said he found Maloney in bed with another man and that the priest would walk around his home nude while the youth was there. No criminal charges filed. Youth filed a civil suit in 3/03. Settled in 5/04 for less than $1M. Maloney admitted to a long-term, “sporadic” sexual relationship with the other priest.


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