Fr. Thomas M. Curran

Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Removed by the archdiocese in 8/02 due to a recently received allegation of abuse of a minor in the 1970s. A second allegation of abuse was made in 2004. The archdiocese announced in 3/07 that it could not substantiate either of the allegations. Curran’s status then changed from “on leave” to “permanent disability” but he was limited to family only when celebrating sacraments. New allegations raised in 9/10; all privileges removed. Still on administrative leave as of 8/11 and canonical proceedings still in process per Boston AD database. In 10/15 Curran’s status is “Found unsubstantiated; Restricted; Senior Priest.”


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