Fr. Phillip J. Higgins

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Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Name appeared on a list released by the 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.


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