Fr. Kenneth H. Shiner

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Ordained: 1971
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Hartford CT

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 2001 of abusing a boy 1980-1984, beginning when the boy was age 14. Shiner allegedly would take the boy out for dinner and drinks before molesting him at the rectory. Shiner denied the abuse. Removed from ministry 6/25/2001. Claims included in a 10/2005 $22M settlement with the Archdiocese involving 14 priests. Laicized 4/29/2016. On the Archdiocese’s list 1/22/2019.

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