Fr. George A. Paulin

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Burlington VT

Suspended and faculties revoked 5/25/02. Sued. Accused of abuse of a teenage boy in the1980s. Reported to the diocese in 1987; no action. Resigned as pastor 1/1/03; later found playing organ for two other churches. Settlement in 2003. Another suit filed in 9/04. Diocese admitted in 8/06 that it found 27 years’ worth of files on Paulin, which the church had previously said didn’t exist. Settlement with second plaintiff in 4/07 for $135K. Another claim settled in 2008.

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