Fr. Phillip J. Higgins

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Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Died: 02/15/2007
Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Name appeared on a list of accused released by the Bristol County MA District Attorney in 9/02; one alleged victim with claims beyond the statute of limitations. Included on the Richmond diocese’s list 2/13/19. Worked at parishes in Richmond and Hurt. Removed in 2004. Died in 2007. Included in 1/21 on the Fall River diocese’s list of credibly accused. Worked at parishes in Westport, Provincetown and New Bedford. The list notes that his faculties had been removed. Also in residence in the 1980s at St. Thomas Apostle in Washington DC.

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