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 1.2.93; USA Today 10.06.92; Washington Times 08.14.93; Albuquerque Journal 09.21.96; Associated Press 04.17.02; Associated Press 06.15.02; Santa Fe New Mexican 01.20.12; http://bishop-accountability.org/