Fr. Pascal Ipolito – Diocese of Buffalo

Father Pascal Ipolito

Diocese of Buffalo

Ordained: 1970

Removed: 2018

Assigned as follows:

  • 1970                Sacred Heart (Wellsville, NY) 
  • 1971                Unknown
  • 1972-1979      Annunciation (Elma, NY)
  • 1980-1982      St. Bonaventure (West Seneca, NY)
  • 1983-1988      St. Vincent de Paul (Evans, NY)
  • 1989-1995      St. James (Buffalo, NY) 
  • 1996-2008      St. Catherine of Siena (West Seneca, NY) 
  • 2009-2017      St. George (West Falls, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Pascal Ipolito:

According to media reports, in June 2018, the Diocese of Buffalo placed Father Pascal Ipolito on administrative leave pending an investigation into complaints of alleged child sexual abuse. Two months later, in August, a lawsuit was filed accusing Father Ipolito of abusing a teenage boy in Toronto in 1975. He allegedly had taken the boy to a Beach Boys concert, served him large amounts of whiskey sours and molested him in a hotel room. Father Ipolito retired in 2017. He is believed to be living in West Seneca.

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