Thursday, January 20, 2011

Priests identified
Boston Priests Not Previously Identified As Accused

January 19, 2011

We have compared the list released by Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian with our current database of accused priests. Nineteen priests on Garabedian's list have not until now been identified as accused. Below we list those priests, with links to assignment records for each. Click the names below to view those detailed assignment records.

See related links:

- Garabedian list, from which these names are drawn

- Collection of U.S. bishops' lists of accused priests

- Cardinal O'Malley's letter promising to post a list for Boston (see page 5)

- Our Database of Accused Priests, sortable by Boston or any other diocese

- Our current list of all accused priests who have worked in Boston (a work-in-progress)

- Guide to assignment records and the Official Catholic Directory

- Cardinal O'Malley's 2/26/04 Archdiocesan John Jay Report

- Cardinal O'Malley on Reinstatements

12 Boston archdiocesan clerics

1. Rev. Joseph Angeli (died 5/4/93; also San Antonio TX archdiocese and El Paso TX diocese)

2. Rev. Myron F. Bullock (died 4/17/07; also the Washington archdiocese)

3. Rev. James E. Connelly (died 10/8/85)

4. Rev. John E. Guiney (died 6/2/98)

5. Rev. Arthur J. Hagan (died 3/22/63)

6. Rev. Kenneth B. Murphy (died 5/22/99)

7. Deacon Joseph A. Papile

8. Rev. James C. Shaughnessy (died 12/10/89; also the Harrisburg PA diocese)

9. Msgr. Francis S. Shea (died 10/13/72)

10. Msgr. William B. Shea (died 2/17/05)

11. Rev. Michael D. Sullivan (died 9/24/05)

12. Rev. Joseph P. Veneto (died 1/24/98)

7 Religious order priests and brothers not previously identified as accused:

1. Rev. William J. Duffy SJ (New England Society of Jesus; died 7/23/98)

2. Br. Nolan Farrell (Archdiocese of Boston)

3. Rev. Rene Gaudin, SS. CC. (Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary – Fall River diocese; also worked in Japan; died 6/27/01; see obituary)

4. Rev. Donald J. Joyce OMI (Oblates of Mary Immaculate, aka the Oblates; also worked in the Washington archdiocese and the Buffalo, Grand Rapids, and Charlotte dioceses)

5. Rev. Leo Pollard SJ (New England Society of Jesus; died 1/24/99)

6. Br. Dennis Raeihle SA (Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, also referred to as the Graymoor Friars)

7. Br. George Sheehan SDB (Salesians of Don Bosco)

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