Fr. James G. Kelly
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY
Monsignor. Accused in two lawsuits filed in 6/21 under the NY Child Victims Act. Placed on leave 6/30/21. One of the complaints alleged that Kelly sexually abused a child 2005-07, while assigned to St. Margaret’s in North Buffalo. The other alleged abuse of a boy, ages 8-10, during 1980-82. Kelly denied the allegations. In 10/21 he was reinstated after the diocese’s review board determined that the allegations against him were unsubstantiated.
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