Fr. Edward T. Kelley

Ordained: 1968
Status: Settled

Died: 08/10/2011
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

In 1977 police spotted Kelley in a car with a 17-year-old boy during an apparent sex act and told the archdiocese. Also accused of taking boys from Boston to Camp Fatima in NH and abusing them. One man told the archdiocese in 1992 that Kelley fondled his genitals at age 11 in 1968 and 1969. Matter settled for $10K in 1995. Placed on sick leave 1993-96. Named in several suits, beginning in 2002. One 2005 suit against Kelley and two others settled for $475K in 12/08. Assigned to a life of prayer and penance in 2005. Died 8/10/2011. Included on the archdiocese’s list 8/25/11.

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