Fr. William L. Butler
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Accused in 8/02 of molesting a 13-year-old boy in 1966 while in Canada during a trip to Butler’s family property. Suspended by Cardinal Law. Butler denied the allegations, saying he never took trip with the boy. Believed to be living near Revere MA as of 10/08. Still on administrative leave as of 10/15; canonical proceedings still in process per Boston AD database. Died 12/17/17.
- BA.org Assignment Record
- Patriot Ledger 08.28.02
- Boston Globe 08.28.02
- Boston Globe 09.01.02
- USA Today 11.11.02
- Patriot Ledger 10.20.08
- National Catholic Register 08.25.11
- Salem News 08.26.11
- Wicked Local Somerville 08.30.11
- Jamaica Plain Gazette 09.09.11
- Boston Globe via legacycom 01.10.18
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