Fr. James Hutchinson

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Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Died in 1979. Accused of in 2002 of abusing at least one 9-year-old boy in 1960 at St. Thomas More Parish in Braintree. Hutchinson reportedly had a reputation of asking very intimate questions during confession and of using the confessional to learn of peoples’ weaknesses. The family of the priest apologized to the victim’s family in 2002.

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