Fr. James E. Connelly

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Ordained: 1943
Status: Settled

Died: 10/8/1985
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Included on a list of accused priests and religious posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian on 01/19/11. Garabedian said he had settled at least one claim with the Boston Archdiocese regarding allegations against Connelly. Died 10/8/85. The 8/11 Boston archdiocese list reports no formal determination of guilt either because he died prior to canonical investigation or it was not complete at his death.

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