Fr. William H. Morgan

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Ordained: 1950
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in 2/01 suit of sexually molesting three of his young cousins approximately 35 years before. Bishop Hughes sent him to psychiatrist for evaluation. Underwent both psychiatric and psychological evaluations which were given to the Archdiocese. Diocesan Review Board recommended Morgan be asked to resign his pastorate. Cardinal Law implemented this action 1/95. The 1995 Catholic Directory shows Morgan to be “retired.” Died 1999. Lawsuit dismissed 10/01. Criminal or canonical proceedings not complete when he died.


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