Former Catholic Priest Apologizes For Molesting Altar Boys

By Scott Sarvay

Former Catholic Priest Apologizes For Molesting Altar Boys

June 18, 2010 Updated Sep 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM EDT

MASSACHUSETTS (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A former catholic priest who served in the Fort Wayne - South Bend Diocese has apologized for molesting altar boys.

80-year-old Edward Paquette told his hometown Massachusetts newspaper he's sorry and apologized to the families of the boys he harmed.

Court documents indicate Paquette molested altar boys from the 1950s to the '70s at parishes in Indiana, Massachusetts and Vermont.

He was suspended from the priesthood in 1978.


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