Fr. Richard P. McGann

Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Hartford CT

Per news in 3/2011, the Hartford Archdiocese had paid an undisclosed settlement in 2009 to a man who alleged sexual abuse by McGann 1975-1977, beginning when the man was age 12. The Archdiocese said when confronted in 2011 that McGann was placed on administrative leave in 2005 without privileges. The Archdiocese was still paying a stipend to McGann. The plaintiff in the 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 1/22/2019. It notes that he had been sentenced by the Vatican 5/24/2016 to a life of prayer and penance.

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