Fr. Kevin Kelly
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY
Per 2/19 news, a 62-year-old man said Kelly sexually abused him repeatedly over a three-month period when he was in elementary school and Kelly was assigned to St. Thomas the Apostle parish. The man received a settlement from the archdiocese’s IRCP (Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program) in 7/17. He filed suit in 2019, after a new law extended the SOL in NY. The man claimed he was tricked into giving up his rights to further claims in accepting the IRCP settlement. Kelly’s name was included on the archdiocese’s list 4/26/19. It noted he left ministry, and died in 2008.
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