Fr. Joseph T. Maguire

Ordained: 1973
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Transferred three times in first 14 months after ordination. Diocese investigated 1974 allegation. Joined Stigmatine order in 1981. Investigated by police 1986. Working in Ireland at the time and nothing done. No assignment after 1981. Faculties withdrawn 1994. Some claims in 11/02 settlement. Criminal charges filed by two men in 2003. Convicted 2004 and sentenced to 44 years in prison. Eight others offered to testify as to his crimes against them. Died in prison in 2/05. Worked in Boston.


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