Fr. Paul J. Ranft

Ordained: 1940
Status: Sued

Died: 01/25/2001
Diocese: Diocese of Tucson AZ

Ordained in 1940 for the Diocese of Covington, KY. Transferred to Tucson in 1953 because of health problems, including severe asthma. A woman filed suit in 6/2004, alleging abuse by Ranft and six other priests while she was a student at Immaculate Heart Academy 1962-1965. Ranft is the main abuser listed in the petition; the other priests are mostly identified only by last names. He died in 2001 at age 86.

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