Fr. Robert K. Towner

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Ordained: 1969
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Earned degree as therapist in 1981. Took leave of absence from in 1987. Voluntarily laicized in 1990 and married. Archdiocese notified in 1993 of allegations that Towner had abused at least two boys and one girl. Three suits were settled in the mid-1990s for a total of $87K. Named in some of 70 new suits filed in 1/03 in Boston. Also accused of taking children from MA to NH and abusing them. Named in 2003 NH Attorney General’s Report and on 8/11 Boston Archdiocese Database.

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