Fr. Paul I. Cloonan: Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Paul I. Cloonan

Paul I. Cloonan is included in the Diocese of Rochester, New York, list of clergy with acknowledged or proven allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. 

Paul I. Cloonan is included in the section titled: Cases concluded canonically by voluntary laicization. Laicization is a canonical process whereby the cleric voluntarily requests that he be separated from the clerical state. In this section are the names of priests who sought laicization after being accused of sexual crimes, including those accused of the sexual abuse of a minor.

Paul I. Cloonan is deceased.