Br. Robert Burgess

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Order: SDB
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Made his profession as a Salesian brother in 1967. Withdrew from the order in 1976. A plaintiff’s attorney notified the Boston DA in 3/2002 that his client had been abused in 1970 by Burgess and another Salesian brother. The abuse by Burgess allegedly occurred on a trip back from a camp in NH and in Burgess’ room at rectory in Boston. Documents were included with the Manchester AG report in 3/2003 and the NH AG Audit Report of 3/7/2009. Lawsuit settled. Allegations referred to Suffolk DA. Omitted from the 2011 Boston AD database because he was a member of an Order. Included on the Salesians list of credibly accused in 3/2020.

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