Fr. Joseph W. Kenney

Ordained: 1931
Status: Sued

Died: 01/11/1992
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

One of 12 priests named as abusers in a lawsuit filed in 9/02 against the Boston Archdiocese, Cardinal Law and others. Suit alleges that church officials failed to respond to complaints of sexual abuse, protected the perpetrators and sought to cover up the evidence. Kenney died in 1992. No information on victims or when abuse occurred. 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. (Name on list is Joseph F.; other sources show his as Joseph W.)

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