Fr. Paul Vazhappily – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Feb 17, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Paul Vazhappily  

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1961

Removed: 2006

Assigned as follows:

  • 1962-1979      Unknown 
  • 1980-1983      St. Rosalia (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1984-1998      Holy Family (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1993-2003      Holy Family (Brooklyn, NY); NY Catholic Migration & Refugee Office, Catholic Migration Services, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1999-2006      Ss. Simon and Jude (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2004-2005      Indian Apostolate 
  • 2007-2019      Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Paul Vazhappily:

According to media reports, Father Paul Vazhappily was permanently removed from ministry in April 2006. In February 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. His current status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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