Fr. Richard L. McCaffrey

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Died: 05/7/2006
Diocese: Diocese of Fairbanks AK

Accused in 2005 of abuse of three girls in about 1981. Placed on permanent leave when bishop deemed allegations credible. Civil suit filed by one of the accusers 8/05. Second accuser joined the suit 10/05. Two or more pending claims shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks diocese 1/25/10. On the Jesuits West list 12/7/18 (name misspelled McCaffery). It notes reports in 2005, 2007 and 2008 of abuse 1978-79, 1979-81 and 1992-96. Living in Colombiere Jesuit Community in Portland, OR when he died 5/7/06. His status at the time of his death was “awaiting assignment,” per the Jesuits West list. On the Jesuits Northeast Province list 1/15/19. The Fairbanks list in 11/20 shows nine reports of abuse.

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