Fr. Rene Maynard

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Order: OFM
Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Named publicly as credibly accused by the Buffalo diocese on its list updated 11/05/18. Accused in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act in 2019 of sexually abusing a Bishop Timon High School student 1957-58. Included on the Atlanta archdiocese’s list 4/1/19, which notes that he died in 2018. On the Holy Name Province Franciscans’ list in 10/21 of those against whom there are substantiated allegations.

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