Fr. James Daniel McKenna

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Ordained: 1950
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

Per news in 6/19, a woman told the diocese in Fall 2018 that McKenna sexually abuse her over 18 months at St. Francis in South Lee, beginning she was a high school sophomore in the early 1970s. She said McKenna would ply her with alcohol. She said she reported the abuse in 2018 to the Berkshire D.A. and to state police. McKenna died in 10/00. Added to the diocese’s list of accused in 6/21.

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