Fr. Bernard J. Keenan

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Ordained: 1948
Status: Accused

Died: 06/18/1966
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Died in 1966. Accused in 2002 of digitally raping an 8-year-old altar boy in 1961 at St. John’s Parish in Wellesley. Allegation quotes “another child” as saying that “all the altar boys were molested” by Keenan. 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.

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