Fr. Dennis A. Keefe

Ordained: 1989
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Personnel file released in 12/02. Accused in 1995 of a sexual attack on a 15-year-old altar boy. He maintained his innocence and refused for three years to undergo psychological assessment. Removed from his parish assignment in 1995 for “health reasons.” Several efforts were made by archdiocesan staff to have Keefe returned to active ministry. Left the priesthood in 1999. Voluntary laicization in 2009 announced 8/20/10. Boston AD database in 8/11 says case concluded canonically.


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