Publication With Respect to Archdiocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Child
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
 
 

Contacts

 
 
Mark Dunderdale, Esq.
Director of the Office of Professional Standards and Oversight
Office: 617-746-5624
Jay Crowley
Delegate for Investigations
Office: 617-746-5639
Vivian Soper
Director of Office of Pastoral Support and Child Protection
Office: 617-746-5995
Lisa Cutulle
Director of the Office for Background Screening
Office: 617-746-5840
Maureen DiMilla
Director of the Office of Child Advocacy
Office: 617-746-5996

Publication With Respect to Archdiocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Child

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List of Unsubstantiated Cases

The following is a list of Boston priests (living or deceased) as to whom publicized allegations were found unsubstantiated by the Review Board after a preliminary investigation or who were acquitted of publicized allegations after a canonical process.  The decision was made to restrict the ministry of certain of these priests for other reasons concerning their suitability for ministry. 

Name

Year of
Ordination

Status

Bourgault, Ronald L. 1963  Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Buntel, Richard A.  1971 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Byrne, Joseph F. 1969 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Chaisson, John C.  1966 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Donnelly, Thomas D.   1961 Found unsubstantiated; Absent without permission since 1981; Restricted
Fichtner, Robert C. 1955 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Flynn, John H. 1955 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2011)
Foster, Michael Smith 1980 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted
Hickey, Gerald J. 1963 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior priest
Jacques, Roger N. 1978 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted
Johnson, Richard G. 1947 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Kelley, Arnold E. 1956 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Keohan, Edward M. 1959 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Kirchmeyer, Robert W. 1952 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2008)
Lavoie, Victor C. 1971 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Martin, Jon C. 1965 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
McDonagh, Edward C. 1962 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
McLaughlin, John E. 1962 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
McPartland, Paul G. 1957 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; Senior Priest
Mendicoa, John M. 1967 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Murphy, Charles J. 1960 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2011)
Murphy, David C. 1963 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Picardi, John M., Jr. 1983 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted; On medical leave
Power, James F. 1962 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Raux, Redmond M. 1982 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted
Scanlan, William J. 1972 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2013)
Sherry, Edward F. 1968 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2011)
Sullivan, Eugene P. 1968 Found unsubstantiated; Not restricted
Vasaturo, Anthony J. 1955 Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest
Walsh, Martin J., Jr. 1974 Found unsubstantiated; Deceased (2007)