Fr. Andrew Mannetta

Order: OFM Cap
Ordained: 1983
Status: Indicted

Diocese: Diocese of Honolulu HI

Assigned to Aiea and Pearl City HI parishes and on Guam. Sued 2003. Accused of abuse of a 19-year-old, mentally-challenged youth 1997-98. Parents of two altar boys complained in 1994 but the diocese said Mannetta’s behavior was not sexual in nature. Reassigned in 2002 to NY prior to civil suit filed. Civil trial settled for $375K in 1/07 just before trial. Underwent treatment for sexual issues and alcohol abuse. Admitted giving alcohol to boys. Accused of abuse on Guam during seminary and his first assignment. A lawsuit in 2017 alleged abuse in 1985 of an altar boy, age 9-10, on Guam. A suit in 10/17 claimed abuse in 1985 of 14-year-old boy in Talofofo, Guam. On the Las Vegas diocese’s list 4/12/19 (name misspelled “Manetta”). Accused in a lawsuit in 1/22, along with Fr. J. Michael Morrissey, of abuse of a boy in the 1980s in Mangilao, Guam.

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