Fr. John R. Sansonetti

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Ordained: 1957
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Bridgeport CT

Name included on the diocese’s list 3/22/19 of clergy on whose behalf settlements were paid related to allegations of sexual abuse of minors. The allegations against Sansonetti were not determined to be credible. Per a 2019 report commissioned by the diocese, Sansonetti was accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy in 1976-77. He went on leave in 1984 and requested laicization in 1987.


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