Bishop Richard P. McGann

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Hartford CT

Per news in 3/11, the Hartford archdiocese had paid an undisclosed settlement in 2009 to a man who alleged sexual abuse by McGann 1975-77, beginning when man was age 12. The archdiocese said when confronted in 2011 that McGann was placed on administrative leave in 2005 without privileges. Archdiocese was still paying a stipend to McGann. Plaintiff in settlement was convicted in 1986 of killing his grandfather and was serving 60 years in a ME prison. McGann’s name was included on the archdiocese’s list 1/22/19. It notes that he had been sentenced by the Vatican 5/24/16 to a life of prayer and penance.


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