Fr. Gregory D. Vaughan

Ordained: 1972
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Monsignor. Parish priest, former vicar for Catholic education, chancellor, vicar general, moderator of the curia, director of vocations. In 3/2019, the diocese announced it had received a credible allegation against Vaughan of child sexual abuse, occurring in the late 1970s-early 1980s, while he was assigned to St. Ann’s in Keansburg. Removed from ministry. In 4/2019 the diocese quietly updated its list, noting that there were multiple victims. Case reported to law enforcement, and to be sent to the Vatican. Per news in 6/2020, Vaughan was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an altar boy, age 8, on multiple occasions in 1987. The abuse included anal penetration and forced oral copulation.

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