Fr. Samuel Punnoor

Ordained: 1996
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

From the diocese of Pathanamthitta, India. Placed on leave 5/22/2015 after the Toledo diocese received an allegation against him of child sexual abuse. Punnoor was visiting his native India when the report was made 5/6/2015; suspended upon his return to Ohio. Had been working in the Toledo diocese since 4/2011. Sent to back to his home diocese in 2015. Per Toledo, Punnoor abandoned ministry in 2016.

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