Fr. Francis E. McGlynn

Ordained: 1954
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph MO

Retired in 1992; privileges removed 2002. Sued 2003. Plaintiff claimed McGlynn sexually abused him in 1971 and 1974 while Plaintiff was an altar boy at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Trial set for 10/07 but case settled 9/27/07 for $225K. Two women also filed separate suits in 2003 and 2004. The 2003 suit dismissed on SOL in 12/04. At least one claim settled in an 8/08 $10M settlement involving 12 priests. New suit filed by a woman 10/11 claimed abuse in 1963-64. McGlynn died in 5/12. Plaintiff dropped name from suit — diocese still in. Included on the diocese’s 9/5/19 list of accused clergy, with multiple substantiated allegations.

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