Fr. James E. Braley

Ordained: 1975
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Pastor of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Plymouth when removed in 2/12 after a recent allegation of abuse of a minor in the early 1980s. Archdiocese notified authorities and began its own investigation. Braley denied the allegation. Assigned to St. Peter Parish in Cambridge 1975-81 and Archbishop Williams High School in Braintree 1981-86. As of 11/1/13, both a man and woman alleged abuse between 1975-1981. Included on Attorney Garabedian’s list 3/28/16 of accused clerics named in civil claims resulting in settlements or arbitration awards. Status on archdiocesan website changed 3/16 from “Case in Process” to “Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest.”


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