Br. Leo R. Labbe
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Took first vows as a Brother of the Sacred Heart in 1959, final vows in 1965. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 11/02 of forcing an 11-year-old boy to perform oral sex on him in 1960-61, at Sacred Heart Academy in Andover, MA. Labbe was head of Bishop Guertin High School in NH at the time of the alleged abuse. Per the suit, Labbe, then known as Bro. Gerald, abused the boy on several occasions. Labbe denied the allegations but placed himself on administrative leave. Case settled in 5/04. Labbe was also accused of not reporting numerous abusers at Bishop Guertin. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. Celebrated his 60th anniversary of entering the order in 9/19.
- Fitchburg Sentinel 06.18.69
- Telegraph 05.18.85
- Associated Press 03.28.02
- Union Leader 11.22.02
- Nashua Telegraph 11.23.02
- Union Leader 11.23.02
- Providence Journal-Bulletin 01.05.03
- Associated Press 02.12.03
- Union Leader 08.30.03
- Manchester Union Leader 10.02.03
- Union Leader 06.03.04
- Rhode Island Catholic 04.23.09
- Boston Globe 11.20.11
- Nashua Telegraph 06.01.18
- Brothers of the Sacred Heart 09.29.19
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