Fr. Gregory M. Smith

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Ordained: 1967
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Bridgeport CT

Monsignor. Placed on leave in 2002. Accused of becoming sexually involved with two teenage girls in late 1960s-early 1970s. One girl told Bishop Genuario in 1969. The other filed repeated complaints with church officials over many years but nothing done. She filed suit in 1997; dismissed on SOL. Bishop Lori explained that he kept Smith working because allegations involved “people who were very near attaining the age of majority… .” Per diocese’s list updated 3/22/19, Smith had a single allegation against him.


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