Fr. James Paul Menge

Ordained: 1962
Status: Settled

Died: 08/6/2010
Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

At least one claim was included in the Diocese’s 11/08 $4.5M settlement with 59 plaintiffs. Retired in 6/00. Died in 8/10. Added to the diocese’s list of credibly accused in 9/21, with multiple allegations.

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