Fr. Paul J. Moriarty

Ordained: 1948
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

A 9/02 suit by 27 plaintiffs alleged that the Boston Archdiocese covered up abuse by 12 priests over a period of 50 years. Moriarty is named as a perpetrator in this suit. Personnel file released in 12/02 contained a single anonymous allegation from 1992 claiming he sexually abused a child at St. Mary of the Hills in Milton in the 1950s. Moriarty died in 1982 after serving in 10 assignments during a 34 year career. Criminal or canonical proceedings not complete when he died, per 8/11 Boston AD database.


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