Fr. Thomas Paramo

Order: CMF
Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Died: 05/15/2004
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

A woman filed suit in 5/05 against the Claretians, alleging they protected Paramo after he abused her when she was ages 11-15, beginning in 1966. Paramo was assigned to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Chicago at the time of the alleged abuse. Paramo died in a nursing home in 2004; the woman had confronted him there before his death. Civil suit settled. A second accuser reportedly also contacted the plaintiff’s attorney. Included in 10/22 on the Chicago archdiocese’s list of credibly accused.

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