Fr. Sean McMahon

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Ordained: 1962
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

From Ireland, where he was ordained. Arrived in the Albany diocese in 1963. Alleged in 2003 to have molested at least one child in the 1970s. Removed from ministry. Admitted to the abuse after the victim contacted the diocese. Diocesan Review Board recommended removal. Church officials said criminal statute had expired and the allegations would not be referred to prosecutors. Died 10/26/17. Lawsuit filed 8/19 with claims McMahon abused a 16-year-old in 1984.

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