Fr. Vincent Lipinski

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Notes:  Archbishop Sanchez confronted him re 2 allegations in early 1990 that Lipinski had abused a youth after getting him drunk. Lipinski denied; nothing done. Working at St. Anthony Parish in Questa, NM when criminal charges filed 10/92. He pled guilty in 1993 to two charges of molesting a 14 yr old boy after giving him alcohol. Sentenced to jail, suspended for 5 yrs. Civil suit filed by boy in 1993 and settled in 1996. 6/02 article reports he was laicized at some point.

Sources:  Associated Press 1.2.93USA Today 10.06.92Washington Times 08.14.93Albuquerque Journal 09.21.96Associated Press 04.17.02Associated Press 06.15.02Santa Fe New Mexican 01.20.12