Fr. Barry F. Bossa

Order: SAC
Ordained: 1981
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Pled guilty in 1974 to charge of misdemeanor sexual abuse of a 12-year-old boy. No jail time. Order knew but allowed ordination. Two victims filed suit in Boston in 2002. They alleged he performed oral sex on them as 8- and 10-year-olds in Bridgewater in the 1970s when he was a “parish brother.” Was working in the in NY archdiocese in 2002. Transferred to Rome after NY archdiocese pulled his privileges. MA charges filed and attempts made to extradite him. Died in 5/07. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database.

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