Tag: Paul Linssen

Fr. Paul Linssen – Diocese of San Jose

Father Paul Linssen

Diocese of San Jose/Jesuits

Fr. Paul Linssen Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1950

Dead: 1960

Assignment History:

  • 1950-1951: Alma College (Alma, CA)
  • 1951-1952: Drongen/Tronchiennes (Belgium)
  • 1952-1954: Holy Cross Mission (Holy Cross, AK)
  • 1954-1956: St. Marjorie’s Church (Hamilton, AK)
  • 1956-1960: St. Joseph’s (Tununak, Nelson Island-Via Bethel, AK)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Paul Linssen:

Fr. Paul Linssen was a priest of the Netherlands Province and then transferred to the Oregon Province, ordained in 1950. 

In 2010, Linssen was included in the Diocese of Fairbanks bankruptcy documents on a list of individuals against whom one person has brought a complaint of sexual abuse.

In 2018, Linssen was included on the Jesuits West Province list named as being credibly accused of child sex abuse. It notes allegations reported in 2008 in reference to abuse that took place in 1959. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims or the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Linssen died in 1960.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of San Jose in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of San Jose now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Archdiocese of San Jose, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Paul Linssen – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Paul Linssen

Archdiocese of Los Angeles/Jesuits

Paul Linssen Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1950

Died: 1960

Assignment History:

  • 1950-1951: Alma College (Alma, CA)
  • 1952-1954: Holy Cross Mission (Holy Cross, AK)
  • 1954-1956: St. Marjorie’s (Hamilton, AK)
  • 1956-1960: St. Joseph’s (Tununak, AK)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Paul Linssen:

A native of Holland, Fr. Paul Linssen began his Jesuit seminary studies in the Netherlands Province. He began his career in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles then moved to Alaska in 1952.

In 2010, Fr. Linssen was included in the Fairbanks Diocese’s bankruptcy documents on a list of ‘Individuals against whom one person has brought a complaint of sexual abuse’. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. He is also listed on the Jesuits West 2018 list that notes claims in 2008 of abuse in 1959. Fr. Linssen died in 1960 from a boating accident.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in California.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.