Fr. Paul Nogaro – Diocese of Buffalo

Father Paul Nogaro

Diocese of Buffalo

Ordained: Unknown

Removed: 2019

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Stephen’s (Grand Island, NY)
  • St. Mary of Sorrows Church (Buffalo, NY)
  • Bishop Fallon High School (Buffalo, NY)
  • St. Paul (Kenmore, NY)
  • Our Lady Help of Christians (Staten Island, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Paul Nogaro:

According to media reports, in August 2019, a man in his early 60s, filed a lawsuit under the Child Victims Act accusing Father Paul Nogaro of raping and molesting him on multiple occasions when he was age 11 in the 1960s and 1970s. Father Nogaro, pastor of St. Stephen’s on Grand Island denied the allegations. 

Three other priests and two teachers were also named in the lawsuit as molesters. According to the victim, the abuse occurred at St. Mary of Sorrows church and school and at the old Bishop Fallon High School in Buffalo. Father Nogaro was immediately placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation.

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