Fr. Joseph E. McInnis

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1941
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Reportedly in 2003, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of a woman who alleged up to 200 incidences of sexual abuse by McInnis when she was 6-11 years old. He was working at St. Monica’s parish in Boston at the time of the alleged abuse. He died in 1986. The suit settled as part of massive Boston $85M settlement in Fall, 2003. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database. At least one other suit settled with a woman alleging abuse by McInnis at age 15 at St. James in Arlington, MA 1968-69. On the Jesuits Northeast Province list of credibly accused 1/15/19 (spelled McInnes). It notes allegations in the 2000s of abuse of multiple minors 1960s-80s. 


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