Fr. Edmund Fitzgerald

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Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI

Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list 7/1/19. Removed from ministry 8/27/98. A man told the diocese in 1998 that Fitzgerald sexually abused him over several years in the 1960s, beginning when the man was an 8-year-old altar boy. Faculties removed in 2002. Years later, in the 2010s, the man’s brother also alleged abuse as a boy by Fitzgerald, at age 9.

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