Ms. Hattie Nichols
Diocese of Erie
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Ms. Hattie Nichols:
Ms. Hattie Nichols was a lay agency employee in the Diocese of Erie. According to media reports, in 2018, she was listed on the Diocese of Erie’s public list of lay people associated with the church who have been credibly accused of actions that, in the diocese’s judgment, disqualify that person from working with children. These actions range from corruption of minors to direct physical sexual abuse or sexual assault of minors.
The Diocese of Erie has not released any information about the allegation(s) against Nichols, including the age/gender of her victim(s) or the number of allegation(s) made against her. All that is known is that she was a lay agency employee when the alleged misconduct took place.
According to the Diocese of Erie, Nichols still resides in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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