Fr. William Paiz

Order: CMF
Ordained: 1979
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Fort Worth TX

Accused in a lawsuit filed 1/31/12 of abusing a boy 1982-1987 while assigned to All Saints in Fort Worth and to Nolan Catholic High School, where he was a religion teacher and the boy was a student. Removed from ministry in 1/12 by his order. Paiz left the Fort Worth diocese in about 1987 and went on to work in CA and NV for many years. Worked in the Diocese of Fresno during much of 1995-2010. Transferred to his order’s Provincial house in the Chicago area in 2010 after his alleged victim’s complaints to Fort Worth. Lawsuit settled 11/21/12. Name included on the Springfield-Cape Girardeau diocese’s list updated 4/1/19. On the San Bernardino diocese’s list in 5/21, where he was assigned to parishes 1998-2002. Also on the Diocese of Fresno’s 8/21 list of credibly accused.

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