Br. Edward Michael

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Order: FMS
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Allegation received in 2001 of abuse in 1967 when Michael was teaching at Central Catholic High in Lawrence. He worked at the school 1964-72 and again as a part-time volunteer 1985-86. Removed in 1986 following a complaint by a student of “inappropriate behavior.” Died in 1992. No record of complaints in his files but Marist officials acknowledged “it is possible that complaints lodged during those years were not recorded.” Omitted from the 2011 Boston AD database. New allegations in 5/17 by a man in his 60s claiming abuse at age 14-15 by Michael and three other Marist brothers at Central Catholic, including Xavier Leonard Boulanger. Said he told the principal, who did nothing but move him out of the alleged perpetrator’s algebra class.

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