Fr. Edmund C. Micarelli

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI

Removed from ministry 4/17/90. A civil suit filed 1993 and six filed in 1995 alleged that Micarelli abused at least seven boys, one for seven years. Suits claim Bishop Gelineau and Auxiliary Bishop Angell knew of Micarelli’s behavior prior to 1962. Claims against MIcarelli were settled in 9/02 as part of a $13.5M settlement involving 36 victims. Per 2007 article Micarelli was living in Florida and “cannot function as a priest.” A 2012 article references his involvement in the Boy Scouts and his cover-up of at least one abuser. On the diocese’s list 7/1/19.

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