Fr. Arthur T. DeMello
Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA
One of 18 priests identified by Boston Herald 2/1/02 through search of court records and other documents. . DeMello’s name appeared on list of 21 priests accused of abuse which District Attorney in Fall River released 9/02. List says one alleged victim w
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