Fr. Charles R. Kane
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Died 5/19/86. Accused by his sister, after his death, of sexually abusing her son; she further alleged that “something was [also] going on with a young man” who lived with Kane in his family home. The 8/11 Boston Archdiocese list reported no formal determination of guilt either because he died prior to canonical investigation or it was not complete at his death. There was a settlement in 2020, in the high five figures. In this case, Kane was accused of sexually abusing an altar boy, age 11-12, in 1973 or ’74, while assigned to St. Mary’s in Billerica.
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