Fr. Henry A. Paul

Order: OSFS
Ordained: 1941
Status: Settled

Died: 02/17/1982
Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD

The Order in DE and PA announced a settlement on 8/4/2011 with 40 victims of sexual abuse who filed suits in DE. Plaintiffs to share in a $24.8M settlement and 150 victims who settled earlier with the Wilmington Diocese. One of terms was that Order release the names of 12 Oblates with substantiated allegations of abuse. Paul was one. Assignments included Salesianum School in DE;  also worked in Dioceses of Erie, Allentown, Buffalo, and the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and New York. Named in the 8/14/2018 PA Grand Jury Report. Report in 4/1979 to the Allentown Diocese that Paul was molesting little girls at Sacred Heart in New Philadelphia. Another allegation was made a few months later, that Paul molested a young girl. Left the diocese, assigned to St. Joachim in Philadelphia. Died in 1982.

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