Fr. Jude Dowling
Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA
Named publicly as credibly accused by the Springfield MA diocese on its list 6/2/21. Worked in the diocese 1978-93. Multiple allegations of abuse, occurring 1969-75 and 1980-85. Died 10/17/01.
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