Fr. Paul J. Ranft

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Ordained: 1940
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Tucson AZ

A woman filed suit 6/04 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. Ranft, who died in 2001 at age of 86, moved to Tucson from Kentucky in 1953 because of health problems, including severe asthma.

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