Fr. Richard Connors

Ordained: 1969
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Died in 11/99. Scandal involving circumstances surrounding his death. Was wearing a “leather sexual device on his genitals” when he suffered a heart attack. Other priests sent to his apartment after his death removed pornography and threw it away before authorities could enter. Conflicting reports about whether child porn was found. Diocese denied coverup. At least one claim included in an 11/02 settlement involving multiple priests. Included on the diocese’s list 7/31/19.


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