Fr. Edmund J. Boyle

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Ordained: 1944
Status: Convicted

Died: 02/12/1995
Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

Convicted in 1987 of lewdness with a child in Reno, NV. Sued in 2003. Accused of abuse in the 1960s in Portland. In 2005 three siblings (two girls and a boy) settled claims against the Seattle archdiocese for $1.1M. Other claims were still pending. Accused of molesting at least 9 boys and girls in OR, WA, and NV. Died 2/12/95. One claim settled in Seattle in 10/07 for $270K. Four others settled in 2009. Included on the archdiocese’s list 1/15/16 of clergy and religious for whom allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been admitted, established or determined to be credible. Worked at St. James Cathedral 1955-64, and Mt. St. Vincent in Seattle 1979-84. On the Reno diocese’s list of credibly accused 4/5/19 and the Las Vegas diocese’s list 4/12/19.


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