Fr. Richard E. McQuade

Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Per personnel file released in 2/03, in 1996 a man took 30 letters to the Archdiocese that McQuade had written to his son (see Globe 2/25/03 article). Letters included reference to ar elationship that began when the boy was 17. The boy was killed in a 1992 auto accident while on his way to McQuade’s home. McQuade denied there was a sexual relationship and the Review Board could not substantiate the allegations. Assigned to Emergency Response Team and psychotherapy recommended.

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