Fr. Frederick James Mulica

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

Accused of molesting a 14-year-old altar boy in 1981. Diocese settled with family for $45K, on condition that Mulica not be allowed to work near children. Sent to alcohol treatment center, then reassigned in 1983 to a parish with a school. Reassigned to non-parish work in 1987 after newspaper investigation and charges against other priests. Given disability leave in 1989. Reportedly eft the priesthood in 1991, yet placed on administrative leave in 2002 due to the allegations against him. Mulica’s victim and family sued the diocese in 2003 for defamation. Settled for possibly $500K in 2006. Per diocese’s list in 6/19, Mulican is deceased.

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