Fr. Nicholas Quinlan

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Ordained: 1932
Status: Accused

Died: 05/8/1981
Diocese: Diocese of Savannah GA

Named publicly as accused on the diocese’s list 11/8/2018. Leave of absence 1946-1953. Retired in 1972. Died in 1981. In 2005 a woman told the Diocese that when she was a resident in the 1940s at St. Mary’s Catholic Home for girls, three nuns physically abused her and she was sexually abused by Quinlan. The woman said she was placed at the Home at age 5 and that the abuse went on for four years. In 2018 a man reported that Quinlan sexually abused him as a 12-year-old altar boy in 1962-1963.

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