Br. John Paul Medvit

Order: CFC
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Honolulu HI

Named by a plaintiff in a civil suit filed 12/4/12 against the Order and the Diocese. A man alleged that Medvit abused him in 1986 when he was a freshman at Damien Memorial School on Oahu and Medvit was his teacher. Suit alleges that the acts included caressing, rubbing, groping and hugging the student. The youth reported the abuse to school and diocese at the time. Medvit was temporarily removed and later returned to the school where he again physically attacked the student. Medvit died in 8/12. Listed by the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers in 2014 as accused by at least two persons in claims settled in bankruptcy proceedings.


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