Fr. Emmanuel Briffa

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Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

Entered the Jesuits in 1948. From the Vice Province of Malta. Named publicly as accused by the Midwest Province on its list 12/17/18. Noted to have a single allegation against him of abuse, occurring in Canton OH in 1957 while visiting friends. Briffa was dismissed from the order in 12/63. Deceased. Allegation reported after his death.


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