Fr. Gerald Moffat

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Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

Accused in a 2002 lawsuit of abuse of a boy, ages 11-13, in the early 1970s. Moffat was assigned to Holy Family Church in Kirkland at the time. Placed on leave summer, 2002. Plaintiff died by suicide shortly after the suit was filed and his parents joined the suit. Suit settled in 6/05. A second suit was filed in 9/03 and later settled. Permanently barred from active ministry in 2/06. Accused in a new suit filed in 6/11. Name included on archdiocese’s list 1/15/16 of clergy and religious with established, admitted or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor.


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