Fr. Vincent McCaffrey

Ordained: 1978
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Removed in 1991 after claims of abuse of minors. Resigned in 12/93. Convicted on child porn charges in 2002; 20-year sentence. Civil suit filed in 9/02. Four claims settled in 7/03. At least one claim in 10/05 settlement with Archdiocese. Admitted under oath to abuse of as many as 40 young boys. Sued in 5/06 by for abuse 1982-86 of boy, ages 8-12. At least one claim in 5/07 $6.65M settlement with 14 people alleging abuse by 12 priests. Laicized in 7/10. Personnel file released 1in /14. Released early from prison on 7/19/19.


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