Fr. John Shorty

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Ordained: 1974
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Portland ME

Assigned to parishes in Caribou, Portland, Stonington and Augusta. Youth Director and Moderator of the Diocesan CYO. Chaplain at the ME Maritime Academy in Castine. Placed on leave in 1994, accused of abuse 1976-81. Parish was told he was leaving because of stress. Left the priesthood about four years later. Laicized in 2006. Subject of lawsuit in 6/22.

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