Fr. John J. Curran

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Ordained: 1927
Status: Accused

Died: 01/18/1976
Diocese: Diocese of Portland ME

Curran retired in 1972 and died in 1976. In 1994 a man testified before a legislative hearing that he had been molested by Curran in the 1950s. The diocese forwarded the information to police in 5/02. Another man had notified the police in 3/02 that he had also been molested in the late 1950s. Another man complained in 2007 of abuse as a boy in 1962. The bishop noted in 7/08 that if Curran were alive, the diocese would remove him from ministry pending investigation. Personnel file released in 1/14.


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