Fr. Charles J. Murphy

Ordained: 1959
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Accused in a lawsuit filed 5/11/04 of walking in on a girl at the Boston School for Deaf while she was partially clothed. A later complaint alleged fondling as well. Murphy denied the charge. Placed on administrative leave 8/21/04. More suits were filed. All suits later were withdrawn/ dismissed. He was reinstated 4/11/06 but stepped down again in 4/10 after a new allegation. Review Board could not “substantiate” charges and Murphy was restored to Senior Priest status as of 9/10. Died 6/11/11. See 8/11 Boston AD database.


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