Fr. James F. Buckley

Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Retired in 2001. Suspended in 1/20 due to an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor decades prior. Buckley denied the allegation. Included in 1/21 on the diocese’s list of accused with “cases in process.” On 12/13/21 the diocese announced that the allegation was deemed credible and that Buckley would not return to ministry.

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